Eastport Arts Center

where creativity and community meet

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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Quoddy Voices Welcomes New Singers to Explore World Music

Rehearsals will resume for Quoddy Voices’ spring concerts at 7 pm, Monday, February 25, at Eastport Arts Center. This season’s program is titled Around the World in 80 Minutes and will include choral works from all seven continents, even Antarctica (or written on the way there in 1843!). The … [Read More]

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Request for Bids

The Eastport Arts Center is requesting bids for the renovation of our kitchen. Project entails demolition, removal of existing kitchen cabinets, finishes, and appliances. New work is replacement of flooring, partial ceiling, wall covering, cabinets and utilities including painting and appliances for complete operable ADA compliant kitchen. This project … [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.