Eastport Arts Center

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Summer Workshop Series: Beach Fairy Houses with Sara Myrick

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Dress up your garden with a fun fairy house that you have made with the help of local artist and art teacher Sara Myrick.  Since this is a Zoom workshop, you can join us from anywhere!  If you are local, we will provide you with a bag of materials* ... [Read More]

Summer Arts Camp: ‘I Wonder with Watercolors’

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Session One of EAC's Summer Arts Camp, for ages 6-13, is all about watercolors. Ann Cannizzaro, an educator and artist who'll lead the camp asks: "Do you wonder what to do when you take out your paint box and brushes? Are you curious about how watercolors work?"Campers will learn about ... [Read More]

Summer Workshop Series: Needle-Felted Sea Creature Mobile with Audra Christie

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EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues with Audra Christie’s Needle-Felted Sea Creature Mobile, offered via Zoom on Tuesday, July 21 from 1-3 pm. In this live virtual workshop, participants will learn the method of needle felting with cookie cutters, from the comfort of their own homes. Participants will use metal sea-creature themed ... [Read More]

Eastport ArtWalk presents ‘Let’s Talk About It’ Events with Domestic Abuse Survivors

The Eastport ArtWalk, a proud partner with Finding Our Voices and NextStep Domestic Abuse Project for the statewide “Let’s Talk About It” banner campaign, will present special events on July 25 as finale to the month’s display in Eastport. Twenty-five beautiful Maine survivors have stood loud and proud on huge banners in Eastport business ... [Read More]

Zentangle: A Mindful Approach to Creativity and Flow with Ann Cannizzaro

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In this Zoom workshop, instructor Ann Cannizzaro will teach participants about the inspiring and mindful drawing practice called Zentangle.  This popular drawing method is for everyone and anyone.  The eight-step process will lead participants to create miniature masterpieces, while learning about ‘tangles’, ‘tiles’, and ‘strings’.  Attendees will learn and practice everything they ... [Read More]

EAC’s Virtual Harry Potter Arts Camp Experience

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Hop on board the Hogwarts Express to be virtually transported for a magical art experience with local art instructor Sara Myrick! EAC's Summer Arts Camp, being held this year via Zoom, will feature a daily Harry Potter-inspired art project for the August 4-6 session. Activities will include making your ... [Read More]

Laugh Lab on Zoom

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Island Fellow Mark Macey’s educational romp through the history and practice of sketch comedy, which began with a 5-part series on YouTube, will now center around a weekly writing group on Zoom. Classes are held every Thursday at 7 pm, and may be joined via this link: https://islandinstitute.zoom.us/j/91385707270 You can check ... [Read More]

Eastport Gallery to Host Live Talk on Art in the Virtual World

Eastport Gallery 109 Water Street, Eastport

The Eastport Gallery will present its first art talk of the season live from the deck on Friday, August 7 at 4 pm. The deck will be closed to visitors, but since the panelists will be amplified, attendees may listen at a social distance from the rocks and breakwater below.  Panelists ... [Read More]

Summer Workshop Series: Chocolate Art with Melissa Newcomb

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Concluding EAC’s Summer Workshop Series, Melissa Newcomb will teach Chocolate Art via Zoom on Tuesday, August 18, from 1-3 pm.  Participants will learn a chocolate painting process that is easily customized for any theme or occasion, and will receive a kit of easy-to-use chocolate 'candy melts' for their artwork.Newcomb ... [Read More]

On Stage Online: Youth Improv Classes

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EAC’s Children’s Theater Workshop is excited to announce an improv comedy class led by Island Fellow Mark Macey on August 20. Live from the EAC stage, Macey will lead adapted versions of classic improv games, teach improv basics, and get participants sharing some virtual laughs. The class will be ... [Read More]

Art Romp: Mixed Media Art Journal with Anne Black

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Celebrate the beginning of fall with EAC’s latest workshop offering, Art Romp: Mixed Media Art Journal with Anne Black, Sunday, September 20, 2-4 pm via Zoom. Black will present a fun afternoon of painting, printing and embellishing papers to create a unique art journal. Participants will use simple methods accessible ... [Read More]

Quoddy Voices to Begin Virtual Fall Season

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Quoddy Voices has decided to hold a "virtual" season this fall with weekly get togethers and rehearsals via the Zoom platform. The group will work on putting together a few "virtual choir" projects. These involve singers learning (through online rehearsals) and then recording their parts, which will be assembled ... [Read More]

Stage East’s ‘Play by Play’

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Stage East announces Play by Play, a script-in-hand series that invites the public to participate in weekly play readings. The events will be held over Zoom, and participants are welcome to read or just come and listen.“The nice part is there’s no homework. You can just come a flex ... [Read More]

Portrait Drawing Group

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EAC’s drawing group, led by Anne Hopkins, has moved online! For portrait Wednesdays, participating artists take turns holding 5-20 minute poses for each other. Each artist—whether amateur or experienced—will have a turn to draw. The group would be interested in having a musician to participate by performing for the artists ... [Read More]

Friday in the Studio

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Share your works in progress, work on a still life, create a graphic phrase! Participating Artists, Dreamers & Doers zoom in to share, visit & listen.Class links may be found at https://www.patreon.com/anneshields; email anneshieldshopkins@gmail.com for more information.

Gentle Flow Yoga with Katie

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Katie Wilson, leader of EAC’s Gentle Flow Yoga, has brought her weekly session online at her usual time—Saturdays from 8:30-9:30 am. Please contact Katie—anchorandbalanceyoga@gmail.com—for information about how to participate.

Draw-a-Thon

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EAC's monthly Draw-a-Thon, a virtual program co-hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC's life drawing workshop organizer, and Mark Macey, EAC and Stage East's Island Institute Fellow, is offered on the last Saturday of each month, from 7:30-9:30. All are welcome to participate in the "pay if you are able ... [Read More]

Mindfulness & Yoga with Lilli

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Lilli Danae, RYT, will offer her usual Tuesday morning 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. 

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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.