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ArtWalk Finale Highlights Pride Across Maine

The Eastport ArtWalk, in association with the Eastport Arts Center and Eastport Gallery, winds down summer with our final ‘Walk of the Week’, celebrating the gardens, vistas and outdoor art found along the walking route.  Photographer Robin Farrin’s pick is featured this week, in a 2.5 mile Quoddy Village Ramble. … [Read More]

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EAC’s Wellness Corner: Online Yoga & Dental Health

Seeing a recent video—on toothbrushing—created by Kathleen Dunbar, dental hygienist and longtime Stage East actress, EAC director Chris Grannis joked about how Kathleen was ‘driven to it’ by quarantine life, which is preventing Kathleen from taking to the stage as she’s done memorably in many productions at the center. … [Read More]

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Paint Eastport Day Deferred

Eastport Gallery regrets to inform everyone that we will not be having Paint Eastport Day this year. Due to logistics and restrictions still in place we will need to wait to bring you another great Paint Eastport Day to look forward to next year!  

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Eastport Gallery presents Season Finale, Online and On Water Street

The current members’ shows, augmented with additional works, will be on view at the gallery beginning the 28th of August and run through the end of September, concluding the 2020 season. The virtual gallery will be ready for viewing the updated shows on Monday, August 31st. “We have had … [Read More]

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‘Life in Washington County’ Collection a Summer 2020 Highlight

Stage East’s Life in Washington County, an EAC focal point through June and July, was a digital collaboration organized by EAC and Stage East Island Fellow Mark Macey. “Participants played what was essentially a giant game of telephone,” said Macey. “[They] only saw the piece before theirs in each … [Read More]

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Artist Couple Continue their Annual EAC-Painting Project

Cynthia and Michael Morse have made it their practice to do painting improvements to the EAC each year. The boldly colored EAC entry, painted in 2018, was Cynthia’s brainchild; 2019 projects included extensive power washing and painting along the right side of the building, including the labor-intensive railing. Each … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices Director, Members Join Virtual Choir Project

John Newell, director of EAC’s community chorus, Quoddy Voices, has worked to keep his singers connected even though they’re unable to meet and join in song. In addition to compiling listening lists of favorite choral works and sharing these via lively email threads, Newell recently engaged several of the … [Read More]

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Latest ArtWalk a ‘Labor of Love’

Eastport ArtWalk, in association with the Eastport Arts Center, Eastport Gallery and the Tides Institute and Museum of Art, continues to celebrate August abundance with a new ‘Walk of the Week’, celebrating the gardens, vistas and outdoor art found along the way.   Artist Amy Ray’s pick is featured this … [Read More]

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Gallery Talk Plumbs ‘Art in the Virtual World’

Eastport Gallery’s first Art Talk of the season was ‘Art in the Virtual Part I’. Lauren Koss, Mark Macey, Joan Lowden and Lora Whelan spoke about their roles in Stage East’s Life in Washington County, a series of videos produced via digital collaboration. (Stills from the pieces covered in … [Read More]

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‘Four Elements’ Explored in Gallery’s Latest Hybrid Show

Eastport Gallery will be offering works for a special members’ theme show, The Four Elements, beginning Friday, August 14 and running for two weeks. The ‘hybrid’ show, in addition to being on view at the gallery in downtown Eastport, will also be viewable via the Gallery’s website and Facebook … [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.