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Friday in the Studio

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Zoom in for In The Studio every Friday morning. In the Studio is a time for visiting, exploring and discussing the creative process. Each week an featured artist/creative shares their studio/screen with us and a lighthearted and sincere question and answer ensues."We always have an enthusiastic audience. We explore, question and imagine ... [Read More]

Workshop: Needle Felted Landscapes

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

EAC's latest online workshop will include a thorough introduction to the techniques of needle felting with fiber artist Paula Farrar of Done Roving Yarns; participants will create a landcape image and/or a sunflower. Geared for students ages 12 and up, the class will cover color blending, use of the ... [Read More]

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Mindfulness & Yoga with Lilli

Online Events

Lilli Danaea, RYT, has added a second weekly session of her Mindfulness & Yoga Zoom class, from 9-10 am Fridays. For more information or to join the class, please contact Lilli at lillireally@gmail.com. 

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Stage East’s Play by Play: Theatre of the Absurd

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Play by Play is a free theatre appreciation course offered by Stage East that builds participants' abilities to analyze and thoughtfully discuss plays through in-class readings and discussion as well as helpful study guides.  This session’s focus is Theatre of the Absurd. Alongside facilitator, Mark Macey, participants will chart ... [Read More]

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April Vacation Arts Camp

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center will offer a two-day April Vacation Arts Camp on Wednesday and Thursday, April 21 and 22, from 10-11 am each day. Geared to children ages 6 to 13, the camp will feature an Earth Day theme and feature accessible, colorful projects including recycled materials. Instructor is ... [Read More]

Poetry & Pie Night

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center invites all to an informal online gathering in celebration of April as National Poetry Month on Friday, April 30 at 7 pm. The Poetry & Pie Night will begin with a reading by Linda Aldrich, Poet Laureate of Portland, Maine, and continue with local poets Catherine ... [Read More]

Beginning Basketry with Sara Myrick

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Next in EAC's popular series of online workshops is Beginning Basketry with Sara Myrick, 1-3 pm, Sunday, May 2. Geared for ages 12 and up, the workshop will be a fun and interactive tutorial in making a box-shaped basket using a form and twine. Sara will also show adaptations ... [Read More]

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Mindfulness & Yoga with Lilli

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Lilli Danaea, RYT, will offer a Thursday morning class—Mindfulness & Yoga—via Zoom, from 9 to 10 am. Fee is by sliding scale; no one will be turned away for lack of funds. For more information or for the link to join the class, please contact Lilli at lillireally@gmail.com. 

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Drumming with Noel Brennan

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Expanding EAC’s online education to include music, the center will offer a free four-week Drumming class for teens and adults on Mondays, May 3, 10, 17 and 24, from 7:30-8:30 pm, with Noel Brennan. Originally from Robbinston, and currently Program Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Brooklyn Conservatory, Brennan has ... [Read More]

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Stage East presents: Krapp’s Last Tape and The Human Voice

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Stage East proudly returns to the theater with two in person offerings this June. Krapp’s Last Tape by Samuel Beckett and The Human Voice by Jean Cocteau will be played back-to-back June 4, 5 11 and 12, at 7 pm, and June 6 and 13 at 2 pm. Both plays are short one-person ... [Read More]

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Eastport ArtWalk Passport Weekend

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

The Eastport ArtWalk Passport weekends celebrate the arts the Way Downeast way.  A full schedule of events is available at <www.facebook.com/eastportpassport>. The June weekend kicks off in Eastport’s historic downtown on Friday June 25 with a slate of events sponsored by the Downeast Rainbow Alliance, starting with an art activity ... [Read More]

Summer Workshop Series: Beginning Basketry with Sara Myrick

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Opening Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series is Beginning Basketry with Sara Myrick, 1:30-3:30 pm, Tuesday, June 29. Geared for ages 12 and up, the workshop will be a fun and interactive tutorial in making a box-shaped basket using a form and twine. Sara will also show adaptations to ... [Read More]

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Mindfulness & Yoga with Lilli

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Lilli Danaea, RYT, will offer her usual Tuesday morning class—Mindfulness & Yoga—via Zoom, from 8:30 to 9:30 am. Fee is by sliding scale; no one will be turned away for lack of funds. For more information or for the link to join the class, please contact Lilli at lillireally@gmail.com. 

Summer Workshop Series: Driftwood Art with Michael Morse

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series continues Tuesday, July 13, with Driftwood Art. Geared for ages 12 and up, the found object sculpture workshop will be taught by artist Michael Morse from 1:30-3:30 pm. Morse will give attendees tips and ideas for beach combing, proper cleaning and other techniques for working ... [Read More]

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Children’s Theater Workshop Summer Session

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center embarks on its first-ever summer session of Children’s Theater Workshop on Wednesday July 14th from 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Each week through August 18th, participants from ages 7 to 18* can join in to play theater games, build skills on stage, and learn the ins-and-outs of improvisation ... [Read More]

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Portrait Drawing Group

Online Events

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]

Summer Workshop Series: Flower Arranging with Hilda Lewis

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series continues with Hilda Lewis’ Flower Arranging session, 1:30-3:30 pm, Tuesday, July 20. Geared for ages 12 and up, instruction will guide participants through the creation of a beautiful table centerpiece flower arrangement. Depending on the flowers Lewis is able to obtain, the arrangements ... [Read More]

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Mindfulness & Yoga with Lilli

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Lilli Danaea, RYT, will offer a Friday morning class—Mindfulness & Yoga—via Zoom, from 9 to 10 am. Fee is by sliding scale; no one will be turned away for lack of funds. For more information or for the link to join the class, please contact Lilli at lillireally@gmail.com. 

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Gentle Flow Yoga with Katie

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

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.

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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.