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Suncatcher Hearts Are Here! Craft Along or Relax and Enjoy the Video

Nia Aretakis, instructor of EAC’s KinderArts Craft-Along video series, presents her latest—Papercraft Suncatcher Hearts. The video covers a few techniques, including the all-important cutting of a heart-shape, and the use of liquid starch and colored tissue paper to make a flexible translucent material that forms the suncatcher’s center. This … [Read More]

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Music Video Celebrates February’s Craft Along Project

Next in the Craft Along with Nia video series from EAC’s KinderArts program is Papercraft Suncatcher Hearts. The full video will be released on February 12. Whether you’ll craft along or not, please enjoy this montage of Nia’s imagery of the project alongside a tasty tune from this month’s … [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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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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Actors Recall EAC Roots, Strive for New Stage Opportunities

“Even though I haven’t lived in Eastport for over 8 years, it is still the reason for everything I am today,” says Frank Schuth. “My theater background is almost solely centered around Stage East and the Arts Center, starting with my first role as a Shark/First Mate/Cloud Man in … [Read More]

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Winter Show Opens January 21

Brighten your winter by visiting the new Winter Show at the Eastport Gallery’s virtual gallery, featuring works by 14 of the member artists.  Here is just a taste of what you will discover when you visit the online gallery at: www.eastportgallery.com.

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Eastport Gallery Presents Literary Talk with Catherine J.S. Lee

The Eastport Gallery will host a virtual literary talk with Catherine J.S. Lee exploring her fiction, haiku and haibun. The talk will be available to view online at: www.eastportgallery.com A seventh-generation Mainer, Catherine J.S. Lee lives, writes, teaches, and flower gardens near the ocean in Eastport, Maine. She has been … [Read More]

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Winter Owl Craft Along is Here! Free Materials Kits Available

Nia Aretakis, instructor of EAC’s KinderArts Craft-Along video series, presents her latest—Winter Owl Art. Viewers’ curiosity about owls will be piqued as they’re inspired to make their own wee owls of cardboard, felt and paint. Geared towards children 3-8 years of age, though fun for all ages, EAC’s KinderArts … [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.