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Writers Read Events Planned for February 24, March 23 and April 20

All are invited to “Writers Read,” an open stage for creative writing, on Saturday, February 24, 2-4 pm, at Eastport Arts Center.  Writers of all kinds, whether seasoned wordsmiths or emerging talents, are invited to share their written work. The event aims to create an atmosphere of inspiration and connection … [Read More]

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Local Theater Groups to Collaborate for February 25 Sunday Series Staged Reading

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues with a staged reading, “Five Short Comedies,” a collaborative effort of Stage East and the Lubec Campobello Community Theatre, on February 25 at 3 pm. The comedies all relate to the theme of our need to love and be understood, … [Read More]

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EAC’s Next Open Mic is March 8: Doors at 5:30 for Signups; Showtime at 6!

Eastport Arts Center’s popular Open Mic Night will be held Friday, March 8. Sign-ups for performers will be taken starting at 5:30 pm, and the show will run from 6-8 pm. A limited number of slots for performers with special needs will be reserved for sign up in advance, … [Read More]

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Harpsichord Hour, Passamaquoddy Language Talk Up Next for Sunday Series

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues on March 3 at 3 pm, when Gregory Biss presents the annual Harpsichord Hour. The program will feature the Center’s  single manual harpsichord which was built in Cambridge, MA in the 1960’s, modeled on an Italian instrument from the middle … [Read More]

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EAC Sketchbook Project Continues, With March Exhibition in the Works

The EAC Sketchbook Project, which began February 3, originally intended to welcome new joiners through the end of February. However, all of the group’s sketchbooks have been put into circulation, with books distributed both to community patrons of a wide range of ages and students of the Cobscook, Edmunds, … [Read More]

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Youth Opera Seeking Cast Members

A totally Washington County show is coming! YOU CAN’T SIT HERE, a young people’s opera, is in production mode at Eastport Arts Center and opens in March, 2024.The setting is a classroom in a school in a town very like Eastport, Maine.  The stars are six Washington County students, … [Read More]

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Sunday Series Continues! Full Lineup is Here: Comic Plays to Washington County in 1881

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, has announced a slate of diverse presentations to begin in January 2024. Events are as follows:January 7: Danny Holt, Nine Piano Sonatinas from the … [Read More]

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Gillies ‘Photo Tour of Australian Wildlife’—Roos, Emus & Kookaburras!—Set for February 18

EAC’s Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues with Woody Gillies presenting Roos, Emus and Kookaburras! A Photo Tour of Australian Wildlife, at 3 pm, February 18. The mysterious land down under is known to many through pop culture renderings like Crocodile Dundee—a land rife with poisonous snakes, … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Cheers for Hearts for the Arts

This weekend is your last chance to bid on all the lovelies created by local artists and Eastport fans from elsewhere. The Hearts for the Arts auction closes on February 18th at 5 pm. Proceeds from the auction support the artists as well as help to fund the community-oriented Eastport ArtFests happening throughout the … [Read More]

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Hearts for the Arts Show and Auction Runs Through February 18

The 4th Annual “Hearts for the Arts” show and auction is online now through Feb 18th. View the catalog, with links to bid at www.eastportartfests.org. This year’s stunning show features over 120 pieces by over 50 artists including works by several members of Eastport Gallery, a constituent of the Eastport … [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.