The Eastport Arts Center (EAC) supports seven year-round constituent groups engaged in theater, art, music, film, education and community outreach, and serves as our region’s premiere venue for an array of special events and visiting artists and performers. For more than a quarter century, EAC has been pursuing its 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.

For more than a thousand hours each year, the EAC hosts rehearsals, performances, workshops, dance and yoga classes, art exhibitions, film screenings, and open mics. Community-inspired events, social gatherings, and communal meals ensure that all members of our audience communities feel welcomed to experience enrichment, education, entertainment and opportunities for self-expression.

Embodied Yoga & Mindfulness

Lilli Danaea, RYT, will lead a weekly class focused on mindfulness practice, breath awareness, proper alignment and building strength and flexibility. Please bring your mat if you have one! Cost by sliding fee scale, $8-12. Info: lillireally@gmail.com.

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International Dance

All Eastern European countries have at least some tradition of music and dance, usually celebrated by a Sunday Afternoon “Hora” (or dance) in the town square. Come learn these dances to exciting Greek, Romanian, Bulgarian and Israeli music. Everyone, including beginners, is welcome to come and explore this great tradition. By donation. For more information, … [Read More]

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Ecstatic Dance

Ecstatic Dance has resumed weekly meetings at Eastport Arts Center. All are invited to come and dance to great rhythmic music and move however they wish on Tuesdays from 5-6 pm, weather permitting. Attendees should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water to drink. $3 suggested donation. For more information please email info@eastportartscenter.org.

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Gentle Flow Yoga

Katie Wilson will offer Gentle Flow yoga class at the EAC on Saturday mornings from 8:30-9:30 am. Wilson is originally from New York, and began her yoga practice there, then received her RYT-200 certification while living in Florida. She has returned to Maine to be close to family and writes “The knowledge and tools that … [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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