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Check Out ALL Our Current Exhibitions!

EAC and its community is rich in exhibitions—both online and those with socially distant safety built in. Please check out the links below for the latest from Eastport Gallery and Washington Street Gallery, EAC volunteer Mary Anderson’s quarantine-themed work made in part from recycled EAC publicity materials, plus an … [Read More]

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EAC’s Poetry and Pie Event Continues Online

Submissions of poetry (or pie photos!) are welcomed for EAC’s celebration of April as National Poetry Month. Our original plan for a celebration was to be our first-ever Poetry and Pie Night, sponsored by Pembroke’s Pie Ladies Bakery. Given current circumstances, we’re instead offering an online festival with BYOP … [Read More]

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Stage East’s ‘Life in Washington County’ Project Entering Final Lap

Stage East’s latest project, ‘Life in Washington County‘, an all-digital collaboration directed and produced by Mark Macey, has attracted a group of more than 30 participants. With an online opening planned for next month, the piece will consist of a series of videos, each containing contributions from four people: … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices Hosts ‘Full Moon Howl’

Inspired by a letter Anne Stanley shared from The Timberjay, a paper published in Ely, Minnesota, Quoddy Voices are calling for community members to join in on a Downeast “Full Moon Howl.” “It’s an opportunity for people to release, in a very healthy way, all the pent-up emotion they’re … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Goes Virtual with ‘Hearts’ Exhibition

Eastport Gallery’s first-ever virtual exhibition—Hearts—opened this week. “The Hearts show came into being in mid-March when the coronavirus pandemic became a sudden reality in our country and region,” said member Lora Whelan, who had the idea for the exhibition, and worked with gallery president Jude Kempe to bring the … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices’ Favorites Playlist Expanded

Quoddy Voices Director, John Newell, has been at work on an extensive YouTube playlist of the group’s favorite choral works for all to enjoy. The list now boasts 22 pieces, with performances in a wide array of styles and even an interactive video of vocal warm-ups and stretches. Of … [Read More]

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Artists to Launch ArtWalk, Using Eastport Windows as Gallery Space

Artists and organizers Anne Shields Hopkins and Joan Lowden invite collaborators to participate in a new project: the Eastport ArtWalk. A self-guided walking tour (to follow while you are safely walking for exercise) and map of window galleries all around town will be launched on Friday April 24th, to include artwork … [Read More]

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Artistic Pursuits Continue at Home for Area Students

While EAC’s Youth Art Month Exhibition continues, showcasing works from K-12 students of Washington County, we caught up with some of the participating teachers and parents about how art study is continuing at home.  “Making art is a good way for students to express how they’re feeling right now,” said … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Launches Virtual Gallery With Tributes to Joyce Weber and Dominic Noe

Eastport Gallery has launched a new virtual gallery for art-lovers to explore. Currently featured on the page are tribute sections for two beloved and recently departed artists: founder Joyce Weber and longtime member Dominic Noe. In addition, representative works by members may be enjoyed. Coming soon to the site … [Read More]

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EAC Community Mourns Passing of Founding Member, Joyce Weber

We have sad news to relate today: one of EAC’s founders, Joyce Weber, has died. She suffered a massive stroke while in her downtown studio, from which she never regained consciousness. It is often said that the success of the Arts Center has been the work of many hands, but one pair of those hands stands out and … [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.