Eastport Arts Center

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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]

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.

Festival of Ornaments, Part One: Tassel Tree Garland with Sara Myrick

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EAC’s ‘Festival of Ornaments,’ a trio of Zoom-based workshops for all ages, is being offered in the spirit of the center’s annual Festival of Trees, with deluxe materials kits available for participants, or detailed information available for those who’ll use their own materials from home.* First in the series will ... [Read More]

Festival of Ornaments, Part Three: Painted Shell Ornaments with Sue Riddle

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EAC’s ‘Festival of Ornaments,’ a trio of Zoom-based workshops for all ages, is being offered in the spirit of the center’s annual Festival of Trees, with deluxe materials kits available for participants, or detailed information available for those who’ll use their own materials from home.* Series finale is Sue Riddle’s ... [Read More]

Downeast Digital Zine Club

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EAC is proud to announce the launch of Downeast Digital Zine Club, a program for Washington County teenagers that focuses on the production of a monthly publication. Young artists of all disciplines and skill levels are encouraged to participate. The club meets via Zoom with instructor, Mark Macey, Wednesdays ... [Read More]

Stage East’s Play by Play presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

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A newly written adaptation of the Christmas classic It’s A Wonderful Life will be Play by Play’s finale reading for 2020. Play by Play, Stage East’s online theatre and play reading class, spent the fall studying the most produced plays of the 2019-20 U.S. season. In its final session—on Thursday, December ... [Read More]

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.

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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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]

Mindfulness & Yoga with Lilli

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Lilli Danae, 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. 

Draw-a-Thon

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"I am so excited to invite you to the first Draw-a-thon of 2021!" says organizer Anne Shields Hopkins. "We will be welcoming Easy Elliot for our long pose this time around. He will be immersing us in the full experience of his studio in Biddeford, Maine. We will be listening to ... [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.