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KinderArts Craft-Along Inspires Young Artists

Following last weeks’ release of the first installment of our new KinderArts video series, we’ve received some exciting photos showing young artists at work and their creations.Additional images are welcomed, and will be added to this post! To see the videos and create these crafts at home, please check … [Read More]

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ArtWalk’s Autumn Ramble Beckons

The Eastport ArtWalk takes an Autumn Ramble, a 1.2 mile hillside walk updated with new highlights and a link to a tour of the Hillside Cemetery.   Have you ever wanted to learn more about the people in the past who made Eastport what it is today?  Their stories come … [Read More]

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Spooky & Sweet! KinderArts Craft-Along Videos Are Here!

EAC’s KinderArts program’s free video workshops for kids are here! (Scroll down, or view the playlist on YouTube). Craft along with Nia Aretakis as she makes four different projects in this month’s offering: Spooky & Sweet Halloween Decorations. These crafts—a pumpkin, Frankenstein’s monster, a witch and a ghost scene—are … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices Present First ‘Virtual’ Choral Work

Quoddy Voices, who resumed their work together in September for a ‘virtual’ season, present their first choral video this week. The community choir’s director, John Newell, guided the singers through each step of the new musical process, which centered around Monday evening rehearsals via Zoom. To aid singers in … [Read More]

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New Club Welcomes Creative Teens

EAC is proud to announce the launch of Downeast Digital Zine Club, a program aimed at Washington County teenagers that focuses on the production of a monthly publication. Young artists of all disciplines and skill levels are encouraged to participate. The club meets via Zoom, and will begin with … [Read More]

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Popular Plays Get the Spotlight

Stage East is happy to announce its recently retooled play reading series, Play by Play 2.0. During the months of November and December, the public is encouraged join Stage East in reading work from the list of most produced plays in the 2019-2020 U.S. season. Readings will begin at … [Read More]

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Moose Island House Players’ Music on the Deck Show Released

The Eastport Gallery YouTube channel has posted the final pop-up concert from the 2020 Music on Deck series. The Moose Island House Players, featuring Alice St. Clair and Ross Argir on violin, Susan Luthin on mandolin and whistle, Brandy Argir on guitar and Joan Lowden on bass ukulele, wowed … [Read More]

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Zoom Can Do More! Draw-a-Thon On Tap for October 24

EAC’s Draw-a-Thon is a multi-art form experience that lovingly pushes the boundaries of what Zoom can be—and, great news!—it happens on the 4th Saturday of each month. October’s session will feature the following slate of performer/models:Halloween Poses with LunaMuse (Manuela Brice) and music by Mark Macey (3, 5 and … [Read More]

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Virtual Concert Continues with ‘Graceful Ghost’ Rag

In this latest from EAC Video, Gregory Biss presents a seasonally appropriate tune—William Bolcom’s Graceful Ghost (Rag) and accompanies the piece with a little discussion of the ragtime form. From Scott Joplin’s claim to have invented ragtime and his ‘viral’ hit Maple Leaf Rag in 1898, ragtime has become … [Read More]

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‘Covid Creations’ Online Exhibition Extends Submission Deadline

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery has announced an upcoming open virtual exhibition, ‘Covid Creations’ to be presented via the center’s site with a December 1 opening. Organizers would like to ask artists of the EAC community, near and far, “What have you created during the Covid-19 pandemic?” Submissions … [Read More]

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.