Eastport Arts Center

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EAC’s Latest Video Spotlights Sam Schuth ‘On Performance, Popular Music and Growing Up at EAC’

Sam Schuth chatted with us at EAC on April 13, 2019, prior to his concert which included solo violin pieces by J.S. Bach and Missy Mazzoli , Hayden’s Gypsy Trio (performed with Max Eddington and Kinnon Church), and a set by Schuth Faktori, a fiddle/pop/rock band in which Sam … [Read More]

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EAC Joins Healthy Acadia for Live Concert with GoldenOak

Remember Lena and Zak Kendall? The brother-and-sister duo at the center of Portland’s indie-folk act GoldenOak are headed back into EAC’s spotlight—virtually! Healthy Acadia, in collaboration with The Criterion, Eastport Arts Center, The Grand and Schoodic Arts for All, is presenting the GoldenOak show on June 12 as part … [Read More]

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ArtWalk Features Floral Designer, Model and Yoga Teacher Lilli Danaea

by Joan Lowden ArtWalk featured artist Lilli Danaea and her partner Nick visited Eastport on a whim in the dead of winter in 2018, met a few folks, then returned to Eastport in June to stay and see how life would unfold for them. Inspired by nature—her greatest muse, … [Read More]

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Eastport’s ArtWalk Celebrates Pride Month

June is Pride month and adopting this theme, many of the 30+ window galleries in homes and businesses around Eastport will include rainbow or pride-themed pieces in their displays. The ArtWalk project encourages people to walk for exercise while basking in the natural and cultural beauty blooming around town. … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Unveils ‘Paperworks’ Exhibition

As a kickoff celebration for their 35th year, Eastport Gallery presents Paperworks, a virtual exhibition of affordable works on paper by members, opening Friday, May 22 and running through June 5. Linked to the new shop feature on the gallery’s website, the show spotlights works priced at $50 and … [Read More]

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Check Out Our Trailer for Upcoming EAC Videos!

As EAC moves to create more online content, we’re excited to both look back on great moments at the center, and forward to new projects arising from this unusual time.Coming soon are short videos featuring visiting artists and EAC community members Sam Schuth and Willy Claflin, and also Life … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon Events to Recur Monthly

Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC Life Drawing Workshop leader, has announced that Draw-a-Thon events will be offered each month—on the fourth Saturday, at 7:30 pm. From their site (where you can also see an array of images and screen shots of distant collaborators in action!), https://www.patreon.com/anneshields:This live multi hour drawing … [Read More]

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Brooklyn-based Musicians Report on Teaching Online, Present Recent Performance Videos

Patricia and Noel Brennan first performed at EAC in 2015—presenting “Insights from the Outside Edge: A Musical Journey from Mexico to Maine” for Eastport students and an evening crowd, plus a group of children of migrant workers from the Milbridge area. The couple—daughter-in-law and son of EAC staff member … [Read More]

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EAC Wellness Corner: Online Yoga and Dental Tips from Stage East Veteran

Lilli Danae, RYT, will offer her usual Tuesday morning EAC class—Mindfulness & Yoga—via Zoom, from 8:30 to 9:45 am. For more information or to join the class, please contact Lilli at lillireally@gmail.com. Thanks, Lilli! Katie Wilson, leader of EAC’s Gentle Flow Yoga, has brought her session online, presenting a rejuvenating … [Read More]

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EAC and COVID-19

The EAC Board has determined that the Arts Center building will remain closed to the public during the continuing COVID-19 crisis, until such time as we find that it is safe to resume sponsoring regular social gatherings that our patrons will feel safe attending. In the meanwhile, we will … [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.