Eastport Arts Center

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Eastport ArtWalk Passport Weekend

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

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]

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Gentle Flow Yoga with Katie

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

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.

Summer Workshop Series: Beginning Basketry with Sara Myrick

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

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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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]

Summer Workshop Series: Driftwood Art with Michael Morse

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

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 StEastport,

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]

Summer Workshop Series: Flower Arranging with Hilda Lewis

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

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]

Summer Workshop Series: Designing Silk Scarves with Susan Lehnen

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series continues with a special Sunday session, Designing Silk Scarves with Susan Lehnen, on July 25 from 1:30-4:30 pm. The workshop, geared for ages 12 and up, will cover the creation of unique patterns on ready-made silk scarves using traditional methods developed in Asia, ... [Read More]

Summer Workshop Series: Epoxy Resin Casting for Beginners

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series continues with Melissa Newcomb’s Epoxy Resin Casting for Beginners, 1:30-4:30 pm, Tuesday, July 27. Geared for ages 12 and up, instruction will cover techniques for getting started with casting small objects in resin, using round trays. “Resin casting is a great way to preserve ... [Read More]

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Haiku & Haiga Workshop with Catherine J.S. Lee

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

Please join internationally-published haiku poet and haiga artist Catherine J.S. Lee at Eastport Arts Center for a two-session workshop on writing haiku and creating photo-haiga (an image-plus-haiku art form). Participants will learn some haiku basics and will practice them at the workshop and between the sessions, which will be ... [Read More]

Summer Workshop Series: Sourdough with Reuben Grannis

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

Next in the queue for Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series is Sourdough Bread with Reuben Grannis, 1:30-3:30 pm, Tuesday, August 3. Reuben, grown son of Steve Grannis who has taught bread baking several times past at EAC, will teach the basics of making a no-knead sourdough bread, and ... [Read More]

The Concert Series presents: Trond Saeverud, violin & Gregory Biss, piano

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

EAC’s Concert Series begins on Friday, August 6, at 7 pm, with Trond Saeverud, violin, and Gregory Biss, piano, performing a program of Beethoven, Brahms, Saeverud and Biss.  The series will continue each Friday in August, including a Plucked Strings Recital by Mo Nichols, harp, and Tim Pence, guitar, ... [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series: Decoupage Shell Dishes with Sue Riddle

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series continues August 10 with Sue Riddle’s Decoupage Shell Craft, 1:30-3:30 pm. Participants will use decoupage techniques on scallop shells to create one-of-a-kind dishes for holding small treasures (such as jewelry, while one bathes or cleans). Decoupage is a time-honored art form in which ... [Read More]

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Portrait Drawing Zoom Group

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

Pre-pandemic, Anne Shields Hopkins hosted weekly life drawing sessions at EAC. When Covid hit, the group moved their drawing sessions to a Zoom room, meeting weekly to draw or paint each other, whether near or far and regardless of time zone. At the online event, artists take turns posing ... [Read More]

Summer Workshop Series: Encaustic Art with Joan Lowden

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series concludes Tuesday, August 17, 1:30-3:30 pm, with Joan Lowden’s Encaustic Art workshop. Using provided photographs or digital images, printed with an ink jet printer and mounted on board, participants will use encaustic paint, pan pastels and metallics to add color and luster. To ... [Read More]

The Concert Series presents: Noreen Silver, cello; Phillip Silver, piano; Trond Saeverud, violin

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

EAC’s Concert Series concludes with Chamber Music, including Beethoven’s “Ghost” trio and Dvorak’s “Dumky” trio by Noreen Silver, cello, Phillip Silver, piano, and Trond Saeverud, violin, on August 27.  Noreen Silver, cellist, has been described by Michael Tumelty in the Glasgow Herald as being “an extraordinarily soulful player” who ... [Read More]

Stage East’s ‘The Canned Sardine’ StorySlam

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

The Canned Sardine, Stage East’s storytelling event, returns to the Sutherland Amphitheater on Saturday August 28th at 4 pm. Storytellers of all stripes are encouraged to come share their tall tales, myths, autobiographies, or gut-busters with audience members as a part of the Eastport ArtWalk’s Passport Weekend.  The first ... [Read More]

Poetry & Pie Night

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington StEastport,

EAC will host a Poetry & Pie night on Friday, September 3 at 7 pm. The event will feature delicious hand pies made that morning by the Pie Ladies of Pembroke and an open mic setting for sharing poetry with the gathering, whether your own original work or a ... [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.