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Felting-Curious? Check Out this Video to Learn More about Next Week’s Workshop

Instructor Audra Christie talks about what attendees can expect at her workshop, Needle Felting a Sea Creature Mobile, which will be held via Zoom on July 21, 2020. Click on the workshop name above for full details, and please sign up—by email to Alison Brennan at alison@eastportartscenter.org—by July 18. … [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 a … [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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Henna Workshop is July 14—Learn More in Video with Instructor, Ashley Hinson Dhakal

Coming up on Tuesday, July 14, our Summer Workshop Series will present An Introduction to Henna Tattoos with Ashley Hinson Dhakal! Hear Ashley describe the workshop, and see some inspiring images in this video (and THANKS to volunteer Bill Johnson for the original music!!). Find full workshop information here; … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s Mid-Season Shows Coming Soon

The Eastport Gallery has been receiving rave reviews for its virtual gallery shows, ramped up this year in the face of the pandemic. In early July it will present its two mid-season general and small works shows, with members exhibiting a new round of paintings, drawings and sculpture. A … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series Kicks Off with Fairy Houses, Watercolors, Henna and Felting!

EAC’s Summer Workshop series will be offered virtually this year, and instructors have worked with EAC’s Education & Outreach Director, Alison Brennan, to come up with an array of fascinating projects to be taught online. The series begins June 30 with longtime EAC instructor Sara Myrick’s Beach Fairy House … [Read More]

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PRIDE 2020 Features Virtual Craft Time for All Ages, with Live Music & Storytelling, Saturday, June 13

EAC is excited to share in celebrating PRIDE this year by joining the Downeast Rainbow Alliance virtually for a Special Edition of their Monthly Craft Circle. “This will be a virtual time for LGBTQ+ Community & Allies to get together, make, giggle and support one another,” said organizer, Anne … [Read More]

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Soul-Folk Show, to Live-stream Friday from Belfast, will Jump-Start Harvest Truck Benefit

EAC is thrilled to welcome back indie soul-folk group GoldenOak for a live-streamed concert Friday, June 12, the official launch party of Healthy Acadia‘s Harvest Truck Campaign, an effort to raise funds for a vehicle to transport large volumes of food from farms to food pantries in our area. … [Read More]

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Annual Community Show an Eastport Gallery (35th) Season Highlight

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso When Eastport Gallery put out the call for its annual Community Show, members of the Eastport area picked up their paint brushes, pastels, cameras and all the other wonderful flotsam that is used to make art, and … [Read More]

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‘Find Your Breath’ with Katie, one of EAC’s Wellness Teachers

Katie Melancon, one of EAC’s yoga teachers, presents here a body and breath check-in to be used to help center and rebalance viewers, and intended to be used as often as is helpful, or memorized and revisited by the student whenever appropriate. Katie teaches a Zoom yoga session each … [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.