Eastport Arts Center

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‘Life in Washington County’ Marks Holiday Weekend with a Trio of Videos

This week’s Life in Washington County releases, premiering Friday, July 3 at 6 pm (ET), are Remember, with text by Ambrosia Ross, performance by Ric Craig, music by Manuela Brice and visual art by Anne Shields Hopkins; Small Family, with text by Glenn Frankenfield, performance by Ric Craig, music by … [Read More]

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Henna Tattoos, Needle-Felted Sea Creatures Next in Workshop Series!

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues via Zoom with Ashley Hinson Dhakal’s Introduction to Henna Tattoos on Tuesday, July 14, and Audra Christie’s Needle Felted Sea Creature Mobile on Tuesday, July 21. Click on the workshop names above, or visit our events calendar for full details about these workshops. Local … [Read More]

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Handy Links: EAC’s Online Offerings (Ongoing and ‘Live’)

Ongoing online activities: Ecstatic Dance Subscribe to this group’s YouTube channel to access dance-inspiring playlists, updated weekly. International DanceFind a playlist of videos here, including demonstrations of the dances. EAC’s Poetry and Pie FestivalContributors of poems and pictures are sought! Please check out current submissions and read more here. … [Read More]

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Got Returnables? Cutler-based Service Offers Local Pickup with Donation of Deposits to EAC

Cutler Village Redemption , a service which collects returnable bottles and cans ‘from Lubec to Eastport’ and ‘from Cutler to Cherryfield’ and all towns in between, makes weekly runs to pick up returnables from homes and businesses, and offers the option to have the deposit money donated to EAC … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s Mid-Season Shows Coming Soon

The Eastport Gallery has been receiving rave reviews for its virtual gallery shows, ramped up this year in the face of the pandemic. In early July it will present its two mid-season general and small works shows, with members exhibiting a new round of paintings, drawings and sculpture. A … [Read More]

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North Water Street Shows its Pride for ArtWalkers

by Joan LowdenAs Pride month winds down, rainbow colors continue to fill windows and gardens along the north end of Water Street. At 151 Water Street a rainbow flag oversees the flowers blooming in the beds below. Down the street at #189, Christy Whitmore’s passion for gardening is evident in her … [Read More]

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Step Into ‘Beach Fairy Houses’ with Sara Myrick’s Video, Plus Read About Full Workshop Scholarship

Sara Myrick, who’ll teach EAC’s Summer Workshop Series opener, ‘Beach Fairy Houses’ reviews in this video what participants will receive in their supplies kit for the workshop, which is coming up via Zoom on June 30, 2020. Also covered are materials participants will want to gather at home, and … [Read More]

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EAC Presents Annual Fine Arts Awards to Graduating High School Seniors

Each year, during the graduation ceremonies at area high schools, EAC honors seniors who have excelled in music, theater or the visual arts.  Nominated by their dedicated teachers, the students have been chosen based on their commitment and contribution to the fine arts at their school and community.   Shead … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series Kicks Off with Fairy Houses, Watercolors, Henna and Felting!

EAC’s Summer Workshop series will be offered virtually this year, and instructors have worked with EAC’s Education & Outreach Director, Alison Brennan, to come up with an array of fascinating projects to be taught online. The series begins June 30 with longtime EAC instructor Sara Myrick’s Beach Fairy House … [Read More]

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ArtWalk Salutes Peavey Library, with Peavey ‘Portraits’ & Installation

Artists Sue Riddle and Mary Anderson have been active participants in Eastport’s ArtWalk since the initiative began. Though Riddle lives in Pembroke, her works have been on view in Anderson’s window gallery at 126 Water Street, as well as at the side entrance of the library. This week, as … [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.