Eastport Arts Center

where creativity and community meet

Video Sneak Peek! Concert Series Kicks Off August 6

EAC’s Concert Series begins on Friday, August 6, at 7 pm, with Trond Saeverud, violin, and Gregory Biss, piano, performing a program of Beethoven, Brahms, Saeverud and Biss. Biss was born in Illinois and educated in New England and Germany. He studied piano with Lionel Nowak and Nadia Reisenberg … [Read More]

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Kempe’s Multimedia Installation Opens August 1 at Eastport Gallery

Eastport Gallery member artist Jude Kempe’s show “Return Journey” opens at Eastport Gallery on Sunday, August 1, and will run through August 21.  This multimedia installation includes photographs, paintings, drawings and video.   Jude talks about her inspiration for this show: “Three years ago, after my stepmother died and I … [Read More]

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David Orrell Remembered with Memorial Reception July 31

The Eastport Gallery and Eastport Arts Center honor David Orrell, past gallery president and an innovative member of the gallery co-op for many, many years.  To view a photo gallery and listen to a 2019 radio interview please visit this tribute page: https://www.eastportgallery.com/davidorrell. There will be a memorial reception for … [Read More]

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Riddle to Teach Decoupage Technique for Workshop Series

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series continues August 10 with Sue Riddle’s Decoupage Shell Craft, 1:30-3:30 pm. Participants will use decoupage techniques on scallop shells to create one-of-a-kind dishes for holding small treasures (such as jewelry, while one bathes or cleans). Decoupage is a time-honored art form in which … [Read More]

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Stage East Announces 30th Anniversary Season

Stage East proudly announces its 30th anniversary season, running fall 2021 to summer 2022, with four full-scale productions as well as a staged reading. The fall opens with Too Much Light Make the Baby Go Blind, an hour-long offering of comedic 2-minute plays. The longest running show in Chicago theater history, Too Much … [Read More]

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ArtWalk Weekend Offers ‘Little Passport’ for Youth, Prizes Too!

July ArtWalk Passport Weekend introduces a new “Little Passport” activity for participants 16 and under. Youth may pick up a “Little Passport” map at the Sweeties ‘Chalk the Walk’ booth on Water Street between 10 am and 4 pm on Saturday July 24th.  After creating a chalk masterpiece on … [Read More]

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Avid Baker With Deep EAC Roots to Teach No-Knead Sourdough Technique

Next in the queue for Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series is Sourdough Bread with Reuben Grannis, 1:30-3:30 pm, Tuesday, August 3. Reuben, grown son of Steve Grannis who has taught bread baking several times past at EAC, will teach the basics of making a no-knead sourdough bread, and share … [Read More]

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New Member Works & Helena Bosse’s ‘Capturing Eastport and Beyond’ Shows Continue

The Eastport Gallery is open daily at 109 Water Street (at the corner of Washington Street), showcasing the 20 member artists with new works each month. If you are not able to visit the Water Street gallery in person, visit the online gallery anytime at www.eastportgallery.com. “Capturing Eastport and Beyond” a … [Read More]

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Energetic Ragtime Outfit to Return to EAC with Maine Songs

Seen first on the EAC stage in 2017, Roochie Toochie & the Ragtime Shepherd Kings gave a joyride of a performance for the Eastport community with their trademark old-timey pizzazz—glib and deft vocals, stunning musicality, sound effects, and vintage quirks galore. A video featuring clips from this show may … [Read More]

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‘Canned Sardine’ Returns July 24; Storytelling Workshop to Prime Tellers for Performance

The Canned Sardine, Stage East’s storytelling event, returns to the Sutherland Amphitheater on Saturday July 24th at 4pm. Storytellers of all stripes are encouraged to come share their tall tales, myths, autobiographies, or gut-busters with audience members as a part of the Eastport ArtWalk’s Passport Weekend.  Last month’s inaugural … [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.