Eastport Arts Center

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Ecstatic Dance

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Ecstatic Dance has resumed weekly meetings at Eastport Arts Center. All are invited to come and dance to great rhythmic music and move however they wish on Tuesdays from 5-6 pm, weather permitting. Attendees should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water to drink. $3 suggested donation. For more information please ... [Read More]

Eastport Contra Dance

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

A night of contra dance with The Moose Island House Players will be held on Saturday, February 1 from 6:30-9:30 pm at Eastport Arts Center. No contra dance experience is required to participate, and caller Eustacia Landrum will guide participants. The band formed late last year and hope to ... [Read More]

Second Saturday Open Mic

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

EAC’s Second Saturday Open Mic series continues on February 8, from 6-8 pm. Spectators and performers of all ages are invited to the family-friendly event, which is held downstairs at EAC. Opening act for February's event will be Lauren Koss, singing and accompanying herself on her baritone ukulele. The ... [Read More]

Sunday Afternoons at the EAC: Chris Bartlett on Fish & Fisheries in Cobscook Bay

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, continues with Chris Bartlett’s discussion of Fish and Fisheries in Cobscook Bay. Marine fishes are ecologically and economically important in the Passamaquoddy Bay region.   ... [Read More]

EAC’s Annual International Dinner

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center’s annual International Dinner, a tradition of more than twenty years, will be held on Saturday, February 15 at 6 pm. The candle-lit buffet is made possible by the contributions of many enthusiastic cooks, who create dozens of tempting ethnic dishes. With flags from around the globe ... [Read More]

Sunday Afternoons at the EAC: Training (and Importance of Training) Service Dogs with Jeanne Katkavich

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, continues on February 16, when Jeanne Katkavich, with service dog Sadi, will present on Training (and Importance of Training) Service Dogs. The duo will share demonstrations ... [Read More]

Stage East & The Magnificent Liars present: Dear Elizabeth

Shead High School Theatre 89 High Street, Eastport

Stage East is preparing for the first production of 2020, jointly with The Magnificent Liars, Sarah Ruhl's Dear Elizabeth. A play about an extraordinary 30 year friendship between two of the greatest American literary figures of the 20th century, Dear Elizabeth is composed entirely from the correspondence between the ... [Read More]

Eastport Contra Dance

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

A night of contra dance with The Moose Island House Players will be held on Saturday, February 29 from 6:30-9:30 pm at Eastport Arts Center. No contra dance experience is required to participate, and caller Eustacia Landrum will guide participants. The band formed late last year and hope to ... [Read More]

Sunday Afternoons at the EAC: Leslie Bowman: Why Paint

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, continues with Leslie Bowman’s presentation, Why Paint. Bowman will discuss her lifetime of painting, and show a range of paintings produced over the last several ... [Read More]

Quoddy Voices Rehearsals Resume for Maine Bicentennial Concerts

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Rehearsals will resume for Quoddy Voices' spring concerts on Monday, March 2, at Eastport Arts Center. This season the chorus will celebrate the bicentennial of Maine statehood with a program that is all about Maine.  The program will will feature a variety of works, including the late 18th century ... [Read More]

Life Drawing Workshop

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center’s Life Drawing workshop, led by Anne Shields Hopkins, resumes with a session on Wednesday, January 22 from 4-6 pm. Subsequently, the group will meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month, 4-6 pm, though April. The workshop aims to create an engaging space where ... [Read More]

Stage East’s Laugh Lab

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Come split your sides at Stage East’s LAUGH LAB at the Eastport Arts Center, resuming on January 14, 6:30-8 pm, and continuing weekly on Tuesdays. Island Institute fellow Mark Macey leads this recurring class which incorporate improv, sketch comedy, and clowning. Participants will work to develop a sense of ... [Read More]

Children’s Theater Workshop

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center’s Children’s Theater Workshop (CTW) will begin a new session on Saturday, January 11. The group will meet from 10-11:30 am, and be held weekly on Saturdays. Led by Mark Macey with assistance from Chris Grannis, the group will introduce young people to theater arts, including an ... [Read More]

Quoddy Voices presents Downeast Full Moon Howl

From your home

Inspired by a letter Anne Stanley shared from The Timberjay, a paper published in Ely, Minnesota, Quoddy Voices are calling for community members to join in on a Downeast “Full Moon Howl.” “It’s an opportunity for people to release, in a very healthy way, all the pent-up emotion they’re feeling ... [Read More]

Drawing Group’s Coffee Hour with Still Life

Online Events

This group hosts two live video meetings each week: Fridays at 9 am for coffee hour with still life drawing (bring your own still life) and Wednesdays at 4 pm for portrait drawing (participating artists take turns holding 5-20 minute poses for each other). Class links may be found at https://www.patreon.com/anneshields; ... [Read More]

Gentle Flow Yoga with Katie

Online Events

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.

Mindfulness & Yoga with Lilli

Online Events

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. 

Portrait Drawing Group

Online Events

EAC’s drawing group, led by Anne Hopkins, has moved online, and is now offering both an open portrait drawing session on Wednesdays at 4 pm and a coffee hour with still life on Fridays at 9 am. For portrait Wednesdays, participating artists will take turns holding 5-20 minute poses ... [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.