Eastport Arts Center

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EAC Joins Healthy Acadia for Live Concert with GoldenOak

Remember Lena and Zak Kendall? The brother-and-sister duo at the center of Portland’s indie-folk act GoldenOak are headed back into EAC’s spotlight—virtually! Healthy Acadia, in collaboration with The Criterion, Eastport Arts Center, The Grand and Schoodic Arts for All, is presenting the GoldenOak show on June 12 as part … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Unveils ‘Paperworks’ Exhibition

As a kickoff celebration for their 35th year, Eastport Gallery presents Paperworks, a virtual exhibition of affordable works on paper by members, opening Friday, May 22 and running through June 5. Linked to the new shop feature on the gallery’s website, the show spotlights works priced at $50 and … [Read More]

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Brooklyn-based Musicians Report on Teaching Online, Present Recent Performance Videos

Patricia and Noel Brennan first performed at EAC in 2015—presenting “Insights from the Outside Edge: A Musical Journey from Mexico to Maine” for Eastport students and an evening crowd, plus a group of children of migrant workers from the Milbridge area. The couple—daughter-in-law and son of EAC staff member … [Read More]

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EAC Wellness Corner: Online Yoga and Dental Tips from Stage East Veteran

Lilli Danae, RYT, will offer her usual Tuesday morning EAC class—Mindfulness & Yoga—via Zoom, from 8:30 to 9:45 am. For more information or to join the class, please contact Lilli at lillireally@gmail.com. Thanks, Lilli! Katie Wilson, leader of EAC’s Gentle Flow Yoga, has brought her session online, presenting a rejuvenating … [Read More]

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EAC’s Virtual Concert & Keyboard Talk Spotlights Philip Glass

EAC staff and volunteers have been working to produce a virtual concert and keyboard talk with pianist Gregory Biss. The first piece of this series was Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in E minor; the latest selection is Etude #3 by Philip Glass. Special thanks to volunteer Bernie Cecire and … [Read More]

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Online Arts Experiences and Educational Resources

We at EAC have been thrilled to see all of the efforts being put forth by educators and arts organizations to bring arts experiences and education into our lives and homes during this time when participating in community means staying at a distance from others. Please feel free to … [Read More]

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Handy Links: EAC’s Online Offerings (Ongoing and ‘Live’)

Ongoing online activities: Ecstatic Dance Subscribe to this group’s YouTube channel to access dance-inspiring playlists, updated weekly. International DanceFind a playlist of videos here, including demonstrations of the dances. EAC’s Poetry and Pie FestivalContributors of poems and pictures are sought! Please check out current submissions and read more here. … [Read More]

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Check Out ALL Our Current Exhibitions!

EAC and its community is rich in exhibitions—both online and those with socially distant safety built in. Please check out the links below for the latest from Eastport Gallery and Washington Street Gallery, EAC volunteer Mary Anderson’s quarantine-themed work made in part from recycled EAC publicity materials, plus an … [Read More]

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What to Watch? Start With EAC’s Own Video List

Whether brand new or ‘from the vault’ we present here a collection of videos for your enjoyment. Stay tuned as we add more, and in the meanwhile here are selections from both Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra and PBSO member Sarah Lord, pianist Gregory Biss, video artist Lauren Koss and … [Read More]

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Online Draw-a-Thon ‘Empowering’

Featuring three models, live musical accompaniment, and the continuous scritch scratch of many pens and pencils, the Draw-a-Thon held online on April 25 was a great success. Originally planned as an EAC event by Life Drawing Workshop leader Anne Shields Hopkins, the program was brought (along with the drawing … [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.