Eastport Arts Center

where creativity and community meet

Life Drawing Workshop

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center’s Life Drawing workshop, led by Anne Shields Hopkins, resumes with a session on Wednesday, January 22 from 4-6 pm. Subsequently, the group will meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month, 4-6 pm, though April. The workshop aims to create an engaging space where ... [Read More]

Stage East’s Laugh Lab

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Come split your sides at Stage East’s LAUGH LAB at the Eastport Arts Center, resuming on January 14, 6:30-8 pm, and continuing weekly on Tuesdays. Island Institute fellow Mark Macey leads this recurring class which incorporate improv, sketch comedy, and clowning. Participants will work to develop a sense of ... [Read More]

Children’s Theater Workshop

Eastport Arts Center 36 Washington St, Eastport

Eastport Arts Center’s Children’s Theater Workshop (CTW) will begin a new session on Saturday, January 11. The group will meet from 10-11:30 am, and be held weekly on Saturdays. Led by Mark Macey with assistance from Chris Grannis, the group will introduce young people to theater arts, including an ... [Read More]

Quoddy Voices presents Downeast Full Moon Howl

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Inspired by a letter Anne Stanley shared from The Timberjay, a paper published in Ely, Minnesota, Quoddy Voices are calling for community members to join in on a Downeast “Full Moon Howl.” “It’s an opportunity for people to release, in a very healthy way, all the pent-up emotion they’re feeling ... [Read More]

GoldenOak Harvest Truck Benefit Concert

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Healthy Acadia is once again partnering with Maine folk band GoldenOak to raise funds for the Downeast Gleaning Initiative, specifically we are trying to raise $30,000 for a Harvest Truck.A dedicated Harvest Truck, with greater reliability and space, will significantly increase the amount of produce available to families in ... [Read More]

Multi-Generational Craft Time: PRIDE Edition

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EAC is excited to host the PRIDE edition of the monthly Multi-Generational Craft Time, an activity of the Downeast Rainbow Alliance which has been meeting on Zoom. "This will be a virtual time for LGBTQ+ Community & Allies to get together, make, giggle and support one another," said organizer, ... [Read More]

Gallery Talk: Creativity in Times of Crisis with Katherine Stanley

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The Eastport Gallery will host the first of its literary talks for the season as a virtual experience on its social media page on Thursday, June 25. Katherine Stanley, a writer living in Costa Rica with family ties to Eastport, will talk with gallery member Lora Whelan, diving into ... [Read More]

Draw-a-Thon

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EAC's next monthly Draw-a-Thon, a virtual program hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC's life drawing workshop organizer, is Saturday, June 26, 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 both festive and intimate. Each ... [Read More]

Summer Workshop Series: Beach Fairy Houses with Sara Myrick

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Dress up your garden with a fun fairy house that you have made with the help of local artist and art teacher Sara Myrick.  Since this is a Zoom workshop, you can join us from anywhere!  If you are local, we will provide you with a bag of materials* ... [Read More]

Summer Arts Camp: ‘I Wonder with Watercolors’

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Session One of EAC's Summer Arts Camp, for ages 6-13, is all about watercolors. Ann Cannizzaro, an educator and artist who'll lead the camp asks: "Do you wonder what to do when you take out your paint box and brushes? Are you curious about how watercolors work?"Campers will learn about ... [Read More]

Summer Workshop Series: Needle-Felted Sea Creature Mobile with Audra Christie

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EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues with Audra Christie’s Needle-Felted Sea Creature Mobile, offered via Zoom on Tuesday, July 21 from 1-3 pm. In this live virtual workshop, participants will learn the method of needle felting with cookie cutters, from the comfort of their own homes. Participants will use metal sea-creature themed ... [Read More]

Zentangle: A Mindful Approach to Creativity and Flow with Ann Cannizzaro

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In this Zoom workshop, instructor Ann Cannizzaro will teach participants about the inspiring and mindful drawing practice called Zentangle.  This popular drawing method is for everyone and anyone.  The eight-step process will lead participants to create miniature masterpieces, while learning about ‘tangles’, ‘tiles’, and ‘strings’.  Attendees will learn and practice everything they ... [Read More]

EAC’s Virtual Harry Potter Arts Camp Experience

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Hop on board the Hogwarts Express to be virtually transported for a magical art experience with local art instructor Sara Myrick! EAC's Summer Arts Camp, being held this year via Zoom, will feature a daily Harry Potter-inspired art project for the August 4-6 session. Activities will include making your ... [Read More]

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]

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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.