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Washington County Students Advocate for Arts Education

Arts students from two Washington County schools will head to Augusta—virtually—for an Arts Education Advocacy Day hosted by the Maine Alliance for Arts Education on February 17. The event kicks off a 10-day session in which high school-aged teams from all over the state—including Kali Wallander (freshman), Eastport, and … [Read More]

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February is Food Month!

EAC is excited to announce a theme close to our hearts for February: Food Month! The theme is being offered to nourish the spirit of our annual International Dinner, and as a special fond remembrance of our beloved Joyce Weber, who showered EAC with her volunteer efforts, with an … [Read More]

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Hearts for the Arts Exhibition Now Open

Hearts for the Arts auction is now OPEN!  Bidding closes at midnight on Valentine’s Day. Presented by the Eastport Gallery, this show features more than 90 pieces lovingly created by community members. Download the full catalog with links for easy bidding at:  www.eastportgallery.com. The event is a mid-winter answer to … [Read More]

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School Break Week’s Arts Camp Is Inspired by Reptiles

EAC will offer Remarkable Reptiles, a Vacation Week Arts Camp, on Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February, 18, with popular instructors Sara Myrick and Ann Cannizzaro. The camp, held via Zoom from 10 to 11 am each day, will offer an array of hands-on activities, including accordion snakes, dazzling lizards and … [Read More]

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Play by Play Resumes, Theatre of the Absurd as Season Theme

Play by Play, Stage East’s theater appreciation course, begins its first session of 2021 on Wednesday, February 17th at 7 pm. The topic of the course is the Theatre of the Absurd, a movement that began in the wake of WWII in France and whose influence on theatre is … [Read More]

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Break Week Doldrums? February Boasts Youth Activities

With a two-day Vacation Arts Camp and a new Craft-Along, February promises to be a rich month for EAC’s youth art activities. First will be Nia Aretakis’ latest Craft-Along video on February 12—Papercraft Suncatcher Hearts—which will teach viewers a simple and fun technique for making semi-transparent decorations which glow … [Read More]

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Hearts for the Arts Silent Auction Opens February 1

Celebrate the season of love with the Eastport Gallery, who present Hearts for the Arts February 1-14, featuring works by extended community and Eastport Gallery members. The exhibition, which will take place both online and in Eastport Gallery’s windows, “Is a beautiful reflection of talent and love for our … [Read More]

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Workshop Series Serves up SAUERKRAUT This Sunday

Join Anne Hopkins and friends in your home kitchen for EAC’s next workshop offering: an afternoon of learning to create the digestive ‘wonder food,’ sauerkraut. The free foodcraft class will take place from 1:30-3 pm, Sunday, January 31, via Zoom. Participants will receive a PDF of Anne’s sauerkraut-making pamphlet … [Read More]

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ArtWalk’s Got Legs: Window Exhibitions Continue in 2021

Eastport ArtWalk is off and walking in 2021! The popular window gallery project kicked off 2021 with the re-opening of Gallery 175. A new show has been mounted in the windows of 175 Water Street, featuring the work of Italian artist Vittoria Chierici, currently residing in Eastport. All are … [Read More]

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‘Hearts for the Arts’ Show Seeks Community Submissions

The Eastport Gallery invites all community artists to join the virtual Hearts for the Arts Valentine Show and online silent auction set for February 1-14. This show is being offered as the replacement fund-raising event for the gallery’s popular Paint Eastport Day, which was canceled in 2020 because of … [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.