Eastport Arts Center

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Register Now! Online ‘Festival of Ornaments’ Starts Sunday

EAC’s ‘Festival of Ornaments,’ a trio of Zoom-based workshops for all ages, is being offered in the spirit of the center’s annual Festival of Trees, with deluxe materials kits available for participants, or detailed information available for those who’ll use their own materials from home.* Registration deadline for each session … [Read More]

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Zine Club Continues (with Two New Videos!)

Downeast Digital Zine Club continues into the winter months. This program for Washington County teenagers focuses on showcasing local youth’s talents through a monthly digital publication. Young artists of all disciplines and skill levels are encouraged to participate. The club meets via Zoom with instructor Mark Macey, Wednesdays from … [Read More]

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Youth Bandana Show to Benefit Eastport Schools’ Art Program

The Eastport Gallery, Eastport ArtWalk and Eastport Elementary School are proud to present a youth bandana clothesline show and online silent auction to benefit the Eastport Schools art program.Art teacher Sara Myrick said that the participants, from 3rd to 8th grades, loved the project and are excited for the … [Read More]

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All Hands On Deck for Fingerprint Art, Our New Craft Along

Fingerprint Art is the latest from EAC Video’s Craft Along series, a project of Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts program. The video workshops, accessible to all via our site and YouTube channel, are geared towards children ages 3 to 8, but fun for all ages to try. Materials kits are … [Read More]

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Weekly ‘In the Studio’ Engages Creatives in Maine, Texas and New York

EAC’s In The Studio, a Friday morning Zoom meetup, has been building community for artists around the state and beyond, and looks forward to a lively schedule of featured visitors. “Each week, we check in with a creative person, look at their work and have a lively Q&A,” notes … [Read More]

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Upcoming Craft-along Shares Sneak Peek Video

EAC’s KinderArts program, which launched a ‘craft-along’ video series last month, continues with ‘Finger Print Art’, set to be released on November 13 (and viewable at any time ever after). Geared towards children 3-8 years of age, the project lets kids have a little messy fun using their fingerprints … [Read More]

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Mask Maker Sally DeCicco Reflects for EAC Video

The latest from our Studio Visit series is a chat with Sally DeCicco, sewing enthusiast, upcycler and maker of 800 face masks (and counting!), which she has provided, by donation, to the communities of her two hometowns, Montpelier, Vermont and Eastport, Maine. Sally reflects in the piece on finding … [Read More]

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KinderArts Craft-Along Inspires Young Artists

Following last weeks’ release of the first installment of our new KinderArts video series, we’ve received some exciting photos showing young artists at work and their creations.Additional images are welcomed, and will be added to this post! To see the videos and create these crafts at home, please check … [Read More]

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Spooky & Sweet! KinderArts Craft-Along Videos Are Here!

EAC’s KinderArts program’s free video workshops for kids are here! (Scroll down, or view the playlist on YouTube). Craft along with Nia Aretakis as she makes four different projects in this month’s offering: Spooky & Sweet Halloween Decorations. These crafts—a pumpkin, Frankenstein’s monster, a witch and a ghost scene—are … [Read More]

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Our Latest Workshop Offering: Free Crafts for Kids (of all ages) with Nia Aretakis!

EAC’s KinderArts program is thrilled to announce our latest project—free video workshops for kids! All may view the tutorial videos, which will be shared via our website and YouTube channel; materials kits will be provided free of charge by EAC, but supplies from home may easily be used as … [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.