Eastport Arts Center

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Ostrander-Kempe Tête-à-Tête Kicks Off New Video Series

This week, Eastport Gallery introduces a new video series: Artist to Artist, produced by gallery member Jude Kempe. “The series idea came about because as an artist myself I am interested in asking other artists questions,” noted Kempe. “‘Why do we make art? Why did we choose to be … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Extends Greetings of the Season

Eastport Gallery extends thanks to all who helped to wrap up this most unusual 35th anniversary year! The Gallery’s Water Street windows join over 40 homes and businesses to city-wide “Light Up Eastport” efforts for the holidays. Even during these difficult times, there is still magic in the air and the Gallery … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices Present First ‘Virtual’ Choral Work

Quoddy Voices, who resumed their work together in September for a ‘virtual’ season, present their first choral video this week. The community choir’s director, John Newell, guided the singers through each step of the new musical process, which centered around Monday evening rehearsals via Zoom. To aid singers in … [Read More]

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Fast-Paced ‘Art Romp’ Lights a Spark for Zoom-in Artists

“The art romp was an inspiration to loosen up and start doing quantities of experimental art,” noted participant Mary Anderson. “What a bargain, a class and tools too!” Offered via Zoom as part of EAC’s Workshop Series, the ‘Art Romp’ was the brainchild of artist and musician Anne Black, … [Read More]

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Trond Saeverud First in EAC Video’s ‘Get to Know Us’ Series

First in EAC Video’s new ‘Get to Know Us’ series is this musical moment with the charmingly self-deprecating Trond Saeverud, the Norwegian-born music director and conductor of Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO). Thanks to Trond for creating this video of himself, which we’ve interspersed with moments from the orchestra’s … [Read More]

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ArtWalk’s Pride Show Glows (in NEW Photos!)

June is Pride month and Eastport ArtWalk is proud to partner with the Downeast Rainbow Alliance.  The ArtWalk project encourages people to walk for exercise while basking in the natural and cultural beauty blooming around town. Galleries are beginning to open and many of the windows in homes and … [Read More]

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EAC and COVID-19

The EAC Board has determined that the Arts Center building will remain closed to the public during the continuing COVID-19 crisis, until such time as we find that it is safe to resume sponsoring regular social gatherings that our patrons will feel safe attending. In the meanwhile, we will … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon Events to Recur Monthly

Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC Life Drawing Workshop leader, has announced that Draw-a-Thon events will be offered each month—on the fourth Saturday, at 7:30 pm. From their site (where you can also see an array of images and screen shots of distant collaborators in action!), https://www.patreon.com/anneshields:This live multi hour drawing … [Read More]

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Schuth Show a Spring Treat for EAC

Sam Schuth, a familiar face for Eastport music-goers of nearly two decades, arrived home for a visit, musical friends in tow, on April 12. His April 13 recital presented a pleasing array of flavors and styles, and the near-full house clearly appreciated his efforts. In addition to performing solo … [Read More]

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Muster for Spring Cleaning Party

Community members willing to push up their sleeves and help with an EAC-wide spring cleaning effort are invited to join in for a work party. For details, please email Chris, chris@eastportartscenter.org.

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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.