Eastport Arts Center

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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

online events

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

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.

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]

Workshop: Sensational Sauerkraut

Join Anne Hopkins and friends in your home kitchen for EAC’s next workshop offering: an afternoon of learning to create the digestive ‘wonder food,’ sauerkraut. The foodcraft class will take place from 1:30-3 pm, Sunday, January 31, via Zoom.  Participants will receive a PDF of Anne’s sauerkraut-making pamphlet when ... [Read More]

Vacation Week Arts Camp: Remarkable Reptiles!

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

EAC will offer Remarkable Reptiles, a Vacation Week Arts Camp, on Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February, 18, with popular instructors Sara Myrick and Ann Cannizzaro. The camp, held via Zoom from 10 to 11 am each day, will offer an array of hands-on activities, including accordion snakes, dazzling ... [Read More]

Draw-a-Thon

Online Events

EAC's monthly Draw-a-Thon, a virtual program hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC's life drawing workshop organizer, 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 event", which uses the Zoom platform to create an evening ... [Read More]

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. 

Quoddy Voices Resumes for Spring Season

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Quoddy Voices community chorus begins its Spring virtual season on Monday, March 8, with weekly get togethers and rehearsals via the Zoom platform. Singers will work on learning some beautiful new choral pieces and those who wish can participate in the creation of a few virtual choir videos. These involve ... [Read More]

Friday in the Studio

Online Events

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]

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. 

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]

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’

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

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 together. We ... [Read More]

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.