Eastport Arts Center

where creativity and community meet

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]

Event Series World & Contemporary Dance

World & Contemporary Dance

Please note, if local schools are canceled or have an 'early release', World & Contemporary Dance too will be canceled! EAC's World and Contemporary Dance Group meets on Thursdays from 4-5 pm. The group enjoys learning modern and classic international dances from around the globe, including Pata Pata and ... [Read More]

Event Series Private: EAC Sketchbook Project

EAC Sketchbook Project

Eastport Arts Center and Eastport Gallery are pleased to offer the EAC Sketchbook Project, a new immersive workshop series designed to ignite artists’ creativity and help build artistic community. Artist-led drawing sessions will be offered from 10:30-11:30 am Saturdays, February 3 to March 23, at the Arts Center. Those ... [Read More]

Writers Read

All are invited to “Writers Read,” an open stage for creative writing, on Saturday, February 24, 2-4 pm, at Eastport Arts Center.  Writers of all kinds, whether seasoned wordsmiths or emerging talents, are invited to share their written work. The event aims to create an atmosphere of inspiration and connection ... [Read More]

Event Series Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center Series

Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center: ‘Five Short Comedies’, a Staged Reading by Lubec Campobello Community Theatre and Stage East

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues with a staged reading, “Five Short Comedies,” a collaborative effort of Stage East and the Lubec Campobello Community Theatre, on February 25 at 3 pm. The comedies all relate to the theme of our need to love and be understood, ... [Read More]

Artful Conversations, a Weekly Zoom Group

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

A weekly Zoom meeting is 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 group is ... [Read More]

Open Mic Night

Eastport Arts Center’s popular Open Mic Night will be held Friday, March 8. Sign-ups for performers will be taken starting at 5:30 pm, and the show will run from 6-8 pm. A limited number of slots for performers with special needs will be reserved for sign up in advance, ... [Read More]

EAC Films: ‘The Commitments’

EAC Films will present The Commitments (1991,R), on Sunday, March 17, at 6 pm. Based on the 1987 novel of the same name by Roddy Doyle, the music-saturated cult classic, beloved as one of Ireland’s best films, took four BAFTA awards (Best Film, Best Direction, Best Adapted Screenplay and ... [Read More]

Writers Read—CANCELED

PLEASE NOTE: The March 23 Writers Read has been canceled due to stormy weather conditions! All are invited to “Writers Read,” an open stage for creative writing, on Saturday, March 23, 2-4 pm, at Eastport Arts Center.  Writers of all kinds, whether seasoned wordsmiths or emerging talents, are invited to ... [Read More]

Event Series KinderArts (Calais session)

KinderArts (Calais session)

Please note, if local schools are canceled or have an 'early release', KinderArts too will be canceled. 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, ... [Read More]

Event Series KinderArts (Eastport session)

KinderArts (Eastport session)

Please note, if local schools are canceled or have an 'early release', KinderArts too will be canceled. 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, ... [Read More]

You Can’t Sit Here, an original opera for children

You Can’t Sit Here, an original children’s opera from Eastport Arts Center’s Music for Children project, will be presented for 5th through 8th grade students from 15 local schools at the end of this month, followed by an evening performance for the public, Friday, March 29 at 7 pm, ... [Read More]

EAC Sketchbook Project Reception

The EAC Sketchbook Project’s inaugural session will conclude with a special event for the public on Saturday, March 30. Project participants—who have included students of 4 local schools and community members—are invited to bring their sketchbooks to the center for a special reception and to be photographed for inclusion ... [Read More]

Open Mic Night, in Tribute to Sadi the Eastport Service Dog

Eastport Arts Center’s popular Open Mic Night will be held Friday, April 12. The event has been sponsored by Mike MacPhee, in honor of Sadi the Eastport service dog, who is undergoing treatment for liver cancer. Songs and words about dogs are appreciated.Sign-ups for performers will be taken starting ... [Read More]

April Break Arts Camp: Postal Art with Sue Riddle

EAC will offer an April break week Arts Camp on Wednesday, April 17. Popular instructor Sue Riddle's creative session on mailable art will begin the Camp, from 1-3 pm. Participants will learn about making small mailable works of art with a variety of different media—collage, printing, painting, Washi tape, and ... [Read More]

April Break Arts Camp: Music Chat & Mini Concert with Danny Holt

EAC April break week Arts Camp continues with dynamic young pianist Danny Holt, who will offer a Music Chat and Mini Concert on Wednesday, April 17, 3:30-4:30 pm. An experienced youth educator and professional musician, Holt offers an exciting program to open the ears of new listeners, and demonstrate ... [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.