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This Week’s ‘Friday in the Studio’ Reimagines Draw-a-Thon Event

Join us Friday morning for a reimagining! Anne Hopkins’ ‘In The Studio’ for April 16 will be an exploration in the Draw-a-thon. For the past year Anne has been co-hosting a monthly creativity extravaganza. Live music, group drawing, performers and storytellers have been regulars on the fourth-Saturday evening Zoom … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Features Member Artist Lora Whelan

Lora Whelan is this week’s featured artist as the Eastport Gallery continues to celebrate spring with festive windows at 109 Water Street and a virtual Spring Show at: https://www.eastportgallery.com.Using paint, pastel and mixed media, Lora Whelan explores human perception and experience through her artworks. “I am self-taught, and find the … [Read More]

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April Vacation Arts Camp Offers Earth Day-Themed Projects and a New-to-EAC Instructor

Please note—there are just two materials kits left for next week’s Arts Camp! To register and receive a kit, please email Alison: alison@eastportartscenter.org. Registrants who plan to use their own materials should also email Alison—to receive the Zoom invitation and also a template for Thursday’s project! Full details follow. … [Read More]

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Diana Young: ‘Joyful, Accomplished and With One Wicked Sense of Humor’ in Latest ‘Artist to Artist’ Video

Eastport Gallery’s Artist to Artist video series continues with a studio chat and interview with painter Diana Young. Diana has been a member of the Gallery for 32 years and counting, splitting her time between Bangor, where she lives, and Eastport, and managing to participate in both artistic communities at … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Blooms—Online and In Person

The Eastport Gallery at 109 Water Street will open for the season on June 5th, “But you don’t have to wait until June,” enthused Gallery president Joan Lowden, “to appreciate the cheerful windows brightening the corner of Water and Washington Streets right now!”  The works in the windows, displayed … [Read More]

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EAC Video’s Most-Watched Title—’Farmer Jim’ Kovaleski—Tops 2K Views and Climbs On

EAC Video’s most-viewed offering, which topped 2,000 views on April 1, combines ‘Farmer Jim’ Kovaleski’s passions—scythe mowing and poetry. We share it this week as part of EAC’s celebration of April as National Poetry Month—set to culminate in our Poetry & Pie Night on April 30. The video was … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Spring Show Opens April 2

The Eastport Gallery’s virtual Spring Show opens Friday, April 2, and runs through June 17, featuring works by 16 of the gallery’s members. Visit the show online at www.eastportgallery.com.  While you are out enjoying the beautiful weather, please stop to appreciate the spring display in the Gallery windows at 109 … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery New Member Application is Open April 5-9

The 20-member Eastport Gallery cooperative has an opening for one new member. Interested artists are encouraged to apply. The gallery is a constituent member of the Eastport Arts Center. Membership includes participation in monthly seasonal shows in the Water Street gallery, year-round virtual shows, an artist page and shop … [Read More]

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Visual Contributions Sought for International Cookbook

EAC is creating a cookbook based on its legendary annual International Dinners and honoring EAC founder Joyce Weber, who passed away in 2020. Visual artists who work in any medium, including photography, are welcome to submit an artwork for consideration for inclusion in the cookbook. The cookbook will include … [Read More]

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March Draw-a-Thon Features Album Release ‘Listening Party’

This month’s Draw-a-Thon—offered Saturday, March 27 at 7:30 pm— will feature an opportunity for community members to hear the new album, ‘Welcome to Camtschaticus’ by Oh Boy Thanks, a sibling trio including Downeaster Rafi Hopkins and his brother and sister, Jesse and Anastasia Galkowski. As finale of the Draw-a-Thon, … [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.