Eastport Arts Center

where creativity and community meet

‘Inspired by Luminists’ Exhibition at Washington Street Gallery

The Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery will present an open show of community works, ‘Inspired by Luminists’, from September 6-27. An opening reception will be offered on Saturday, September 9, 2-4 pm. THE GALLERY IS OPEN during EAC events or by chance or appointment; inquiries about the show ... [Read More]

Artful Conversations, a Weekly Zoom Group

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

A new weekly Zoom meeting will be offered for attendees to chat about art and artists; books and movies about art; art thieves and forgers; plus famous and infamous art happenings past and present. This is a free event. The group’s facilitator is Eastport Gallery member Jennifer Maffett; the ... [Read More]

KinderArts Music & Movement—Calais and Eastport Sessions Weekly

Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts program meets weekly in two communities: Thursdays, 10-10:45 am at Sunrise Opportunities (the former Calais Congregational church), 21 Calais Avenue; and Fridays, 10-10:45 am at Eastport Arts Center. The free sessions, led by popular instructor Caroline Coleman, will feature music, movement and yoga, and are ... [Read More]

Concert: Singer/songwriter Patrick Mawn

Eastport Arts Center will present Charlotte-based singer/songwriter and guitarist Patrick Mawn for an evening of music on Friday, September 22 at 7 pm. (PLEASE TAKE NOTE: EAC’s elevator is temporarily out of service, and will not be usable for this event).Mawn’s eclectic repertoire includes original works and unique takes ... [Read More]

Enchanted Journey: Photography by Bryson Morris

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery is pleased to present “Enchanted Journey,” an exhibition of works by emerging nature photographer Bryson Morris, for the month of October. Bryson Morris is a 17-year-old from Myerstown, Pennsylvania, whose interest in photography began at age 11, when his father, a professionally trained ... [Read More]

Event Series Homeschool Co-op

Homeschool Co-op

Eastport Arts Center has launched a Homeschool Co-op, for K-12 level students and their families. The group will meet on the first and third Fridays of each month, from 1-3 pm.Those who would like more information about the group are invited to email EAC Education and Outreach Coordinator, Nicole ... [Read More]

Workshop: Zentangle: Mindful Drawing, Part II

Ever-popular EAC instructor Ann Cannizzaro will present an autumn-themed follow-up session to her recent Zentangle: A Mindful Drawing Practice, on Saturday, October 21, from 1-4 pm. The workshop will offer new design techniques for those who participated in her August session; it will also be appropriate for beginners. Zentangle ... [Read More]

Workshop: Pumpkin Carving for Beginners with Jacob Lucca

EAC will offer a family-friendly Beginners’ Pumpkin Carving Workshop on Sunday, October 22, from 2-4 pm. Attendees will learn the basics of pumpkin carving, see examples of the art form for inspiration, and receive hands-on guidance from instructor Jacob Lucca. Jacob Lucca has been a carving, whittling and sculpting ... [Read More]

Contra Dance with MICE—Costumes Welcome!

On Saturday, October 28, from 6-9 pm, Eastport Arts Center will host a Halloween-themed dance with the Moose Island Contra Etc. (MICE) band, featuring Alice Schuth on fiddle, Susan Luthin on octave mandolin and whistle, Joan Lowden on bass, Kara McCrimmon on piano accordion, guitar and Irish whistle, and ... [Read More]

EAC Films: Carnival of Souls (1962, PG)

EAC Films will screen the cult classic Carnival of Souls (1962, PG), on Sunday, October 29 at 7 pm. Distributor Janus Films notes: “Made by industrial filmmakers on a modest budget, the eerily effective B-movie classic Carnival of Souls was intended to have “the look of a Bergman and ... [Read More]

Halloween at EAC: Open House Party!

All are invited to gather at Eastport Arts Center for a Halloween Open House Party, 3-7 pm, on Tuesday, October 31. The free event will include prizes for costumes; candy, treats and other refreshments; an elaborately decorated photo booth with props; and live mood music. First, maestro Gene Nichols ... [Read More]

EAC Films: Night of the Living Dead (1968, NR)

EAC Films will screen a new 4K restoration of Night of the Living Dead (1968, NR), on Tuesday, October 31 at 7 pm. Janus Films notes: “Shot outside of Pittsburgh at a fraction of the cost of a Hollywood feature by a band of filmmakers determined to make their mark, ... [Read More]

Workshop: Leaf Printing with Ann Cannizzaro

Eastport Arts Center will host a Leaf Printing workshop with popular instructor Ann Cannizzaro on Sunday, November 12, from 1-4 pm. Attendees will enjoy capturing the beauty of nature as they learn the printmaking process from start to finish. All materials will be provided for students to print using ... [Read More]

A Reading by Melody Rose Paul, Recovery Memoirist

Melody Rose Paul, a writer whose work deals with battling addiction, will present readings from her books at an Eastport Arts Center event on Saturday, November 18, 6-8 pm.  This free event is open to all, and is supported by a Maine Community Foundation Community Building Grant. Paul began her ... [Read More]


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.