The Eastport Arts Center (EAC) nurtures and promotes seven year-round constituent groups engaged in theater, art, music, film, education and community outreach. The EAC is available for rental and serves as our region’s premiere venue for an array of special events and visiting artists and performers. Our mission: To stimulate and nurture an appreciation of the visual and performing arts and the creative process, and to provide a home and an environment within the community where they can prosper.

Construction Workshop Yields Diverse Halloween Houses

On October 26 at EAC Sara Myrick led a fun-filled morning of artistic expression for 17 area children and their accompanying family members. Each child created a Halloween-themed house, using an array of recycled materials: corrugated and thin cardboard, brown paper, egg cartons and more. The houses, swiftly constructed by the eager children and their … [Read More]

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Local Stars Shine in Stage East’s Broadway Revue

Featuring a diverse lineup of performers ranging from two first-timers to the stage to several with theatrical degrees, Stage East’s Broadway Musical Revue was a treat for enthusiastic audiences on November 1 and 3. Box office smash shows Wicked, Les Miserables and Phantom of the Opera were well represented with 8 of the show’s 22 numbers, … [Read More]

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EAC Community Connects with Ed Asner

The Eastport Arts Center community spent a whirlwind four days with actor Ed Asner, his daughter and producer Liza Asner, and film and stage director Mitch Levine, as the political comedy God Help Us! was brought to the EAC stage. After an intensive period of rehearsal and technical arrangements, the show opened to an excited, … [Read More]

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EAC Prepares for Visiting Star Ed Asner

While the surrounding community hastily prepares for winter, with final garden harvests, wood chores and weatherizing, the EAC has been a hive of another type of activity. In preparation for the advent of actor Ed Asner, who’ll appear with local cast members in a political comedy on October 12 and 13, EAC staff and community … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Hosted Pirate Jazz Jam

Eastport Gallery member Joan Lowden, “the bass lady,” led a group of musicians for a jazz jam on the gallery’s deck as part of August’s first Friday art walk and Eastport Pirate Festival’s opening day. Performers included familiar EAC faces Allan Gore, cajon, Alberta Hunter, guitar, Lauren Koss, vocals, percussion and kazoo, and Lee Suta, … [Read More]

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EAC Welcomes Mark Macey, Island Institute Fellow

EAC is thrilled to announce its selection by the Island Institute, a Rockland organization that works to sustain island and remote coastal communities of Maine, as host site for Island Fellow Mark Macey. The Island Fellow program places recent college graduates in communities for one to two years, with objectives to meet community-stated needs through … [Read More]

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