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Covid Creations Online Exhibition Unveiled

The much anticipated Covid Creations exhibition, a project of EAC’s Washington Street Gallery, has arrived! Please click here to visit the show. “Being laid off shook my habit of returning to the same few locations. They satisfied me plenty, but exploring was no longer a “waste” of precious painting … [Read More]

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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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Lifelong Fiber Enthusiast to Teach Needle Felting Workshop

Next in EAC’s popular online workshop series is Needle Felted Landscapes with Paula Farrar. The class will take place via Zoom, 1-3 pm on Saturday, March 20, and will include a thorough introduction to the techniques of needle felting; participants will create a landcape image and/or a sunflower. Geared … [Read More]

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in the Queue for Play by Play

Play by Play, Stage East’s theater appreciation course, continues on March 10 at 7 pm. The class, which focuses on the Theatre of the Absurd, has over a dozen members that have met weekly since the first session on February 17. Thus far, they’ve read and discussed the work … [Read More]

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International Dinner Traditions Recalled in Video

In honor of EAC’s International Dinner we take a look back at what makes this event so special. You’ll hear memories of the annual feast from EAC Director Chris Grannis, her husband and Keltic Schmeltic band member Steve Grannis, and Nancy Asante, whose dish Rice Adamiatifi is an International … [Read More]

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Arts Campers and Creations Captured in Video Recap

EAC’s annual school break week Arts Camp was a colorful February highlight with an eager group of students aged 6 to 12 working via Zoom on a menagerie of paper-craft reptiles. Instructors Sara Myrick and Ann Cannizzaro, both full-time educators in Washington County, shared their school break time with … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices Announce Plans for Spring Season

Quoddy Voices community chorus begins its Spring virtual season on Monday, March 8, with weekly get togethers and rehearsals via the Zoom platform. Special guest instructor for several sessions will be soprano Mary Sullivan, who will work with the group on vocal care and technique. Ms. Sullivan has appeared as a … [Read More]

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Needle-felted Landscapes Next for Workshop Series!

Paula Farrar of Done Roving Farms will teach EAC’s next online workshop—Needle-felted Landscapes! The class will take place via Zoom on Saturday, March 20 from 1-3 pm, and include an introduction to needle felting, color-blending techniques, and landscape design pointers for participants to create felt ‘paintings.’ Local participants may … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Features Member Artist Helena Bosse

This week’s featured Eastport Gallery artist is Helena Bosse, specializing in landscapes in watercolor and oil. “You will see I love to paint Maine landscapes, seascapes, and floral gardens with occasional figures within them. Living in Maine most of my life has given me the opportunity to enjoy all these vistas … [Read More]

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February’s Draw-a-Thon: Seals, ‘Mash-up Charms’ and a Musical Portrait

This month’s Draw-a-Thon—offered Saturday, February 27 at 7:30 pm—takes an ‘in the studio’ theme, starting with Brice Garrett and his ‘Mash-Up Charms’ for a 20-minute hand pose. Brice is a New York-based artist who creates wearables, sculptures, installations, and participatory projects; he recently had a residency at StudioWorks in … [Read More]

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Stage East’s Absurdist Theater Course Continues

Play by Play, Stage East’s theater appreciation course, continues on March 3 at 7 pm. The class, which focuses on the Theatre of the Absurd, has over a dozen members that have met weekly since the first session on February 17. Thus far, they’ve read and discussed the work … [Read More]

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Weber and Her Recipes a Highlight of Past International Dinners

Since her passing in April 2020, the EAC community has deeply felt the loss of Joyce Weber. “We will all miss her for the rest of our lives,” wrote Heidi Reidell, responding to a group of past International Dinner photos shared on Facebook by Robin Farrin. “What an example … [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.