Eastport Arts Center

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EAC and COVID-19

The EAC Board has determined that the Arts Center building will remain closed to the public during the continuing COVID-19 crisis, until such time as we find that it is safe to resume sponsoring regular social gatherings that our patrons will feel safe attending. In the meanwhile, we will … [Read More]

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What to Watch? Start with this list by EAC Video

Whether brand new or ‘from the vault’ we present here a collection of videos for your enjoyment—musical offerings, studio visits, Stage East’s Life in Washington County collection, past EAC performers and more. Stay tuned as we add more, and please also subscribe to EAC’s YouTube channel.

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Register Now! Online ‘Festival of Ornaments’ Starts Sunday

EAC’s ‘Festival of Ornaments,’ a trio of Zoom-based workshops for all ages, is being offered in the spirit of the center’s annual Festival of Trees, with deluxe materials kits available for participants, or detailed information available for those who’ll use their own materials from home.* Registration deadline for each session … [Read More]

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Give the Gift of Original Art from Eastport

Eastport Gallery’s Holiday Market is open online with something for everyone: greeting cards, posters, limited edition prints and small original works, all priced for gift giving, and shipping is available. Give the gift of original art from Eastport! The Eastport Gallery is a 20 member co-op, historically operated only … [Read More]

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Saturday’s Draw-a-Thon Boasts Mixed Slate of Original Performances

Cohosts Anne Shields Hopkins and Mark Macey are excited to host another Draw-a-thon on Saturday, November 28 at 7 pm. “Join us with a slice of pie as we create together once again,” says Anne. “We will start with a song release by Rafi Hopkins’ Sibling Band: Oh Boy … [Read More]

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‘In the Studio’ Visits Texan Artist

On Friday the 13th of November 2020, EAC’s ‘In the Studio,’ a Friday morning Zoom group, joined Laura K. Alger-Barkley in her home studio. Laura studied at Pratt Institute and Vermont College of Fine Art. Laura grew up in New England and is now a resident of Austin, TX. … [Read More]

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Next Thursday with Stage East: ‘Heart-wrenching, hilarious …’

Stage East’s series of most-produced plays continues on December 3rd at 7 pm with Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan.   The play, which has enjoyed a stellar run off-broadway, was produced ten times during the 19-20 U.S. season. Productions have been nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award, a Drama Desk, … [Read More]

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Play Reading Series a Success

Play by play, Stage East’s theatre class and play reading series, has enjoyed a healthy attendance since its retooling in early November. The offering focuses on reading the most-produced plays of the 19-20 season over Zoom.   The class is also an effort to get the public in touch with … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices’ New Release: “Turn! Turn! Turn!”

Quoddy Voices, who have been in ‘virtual’ session since September, release their second collaborative video this week. As with their previous release, the singers learned their parts with director John Newell via Zoom, then submitted recordings for his assembly and editing. Newell credits the choice of “Turn! Turn! Turn!” … [Read More]

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Zine Club Continues (with Two New Videos!)

Downeast Digital Zine Club continues into the winter months. This program for Washington County teenagers focuses on showcasing local youth’s talents through a monthly digital publication. Young artists of all disciplines and skill levels are encouraged to participate. The club meets via Zoom with instructor Mark Macey, Wednesdays from … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s Online Holiday Market Opens November 20

From stocking stuffers to statement pieces, the members of the Eastport Gallery have created an online market just in time for the holiday gift-giving season. Joan Lowden, gallery president, says, “Our virtual gallery has something for everyone, from greeting card sets to limited edition prints to small original works, … [Read More]

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Youth Bandana Show to Benefit Eastport Schools’ Art Program

The Eastport Gallery, Eastport ArtWalk and Eastport Elementary School are proud to present a youth bandana clothesline show and online silent auction to benefit the Eastport Schools art program.Art teacher Sara Myrick said that the participants, from 3rd to 8th grades, loved the project and are excited for the … [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.