Eastport Arts Center

where creativity and community meet

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 EAC’s Own Video List

Whether brand new or ‘from the vault’ we present here a collection of videos for your enjoyment. Stay tuned as we add more, and also please check out our YouTube channel with several growing playlists!

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Henna Workshop is July 14—Learn More in Video with Instructor, Ashley Hinson Dhakal

Coming next week—Tuesday, July 14—our Summer Workshop Series will present An Introduction to Henna Tattoos with Ashley Hinson Dhakal! Hear Ashley describe the workshop, and see some inspiring images in this video (and THANKS to volunteer Bill Johnson for the original music!!). Find full workshop information here; please sign … [Read More]

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Chopin Nocturne Featured in EAC’s Virtual Concert & Keyboard Talk

EAC staff and volunteers have been working to produce a virtual concert and keyboard talk with pianist Gregory Biss. Previous videos were Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Etude #3 by Philip Glass, Mozart’s Rondo in A Minor, and Biss’ own composition, Nocturne, written in 1991. This week we add … [Read More]

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‘Life in Washington County’ Releases Pair of Videos in Second-to-Last Week

This week’s Life in Washington County releases, premiering Friday, July 10 at 6 pm (ET), are Shadow Puppets, with text by Ric Craig, performance by Mark Macey, music by Alice Schuth and visual art by Manuela Brice; and Eastport Dogs, with text by Anne Stanley, performance by Beth Goodliff, … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s Latest Literary Event—a Poetry Talk with Jason Grundstrom-Whitney—Coming July 15

Poet and lifelong activist Jason Grundstrom-Whitney will be hosted by the Eastport Gallery on July 15 for the second virtual literary evening of the season, titled, “Spirituality andCreativity; the Poetry of Jason Grundstrom-Whitney.” He will be joined during the prerecorded event by gallery member Lora Whelan and Resolute Bear … [Read More]

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ArtWalk Invites Artists, Musicians, Writers to ‘Break the Silence’

CALL FOR EASTPORT ARTISTS—To boldly and creatively break the silence of domestic abuse.   July is “Eastport Breaks the Silence of Domestic Abuse” month and the Eastport ArtWalk is proud to partner with Finding Our Voices and NextStep Domestic Abuse Project for some very special ways of breaking the … [Read More]

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Henna Tattoos, Needle-Felted Sea Creatures Next in Workshop Series!

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues via Zoom with Ashley Hinson Dhakal’s Introduction to Henna Tattoos on Tuesday, July 14, and Audra Christie’s Needle Felted Sea Creature Mobile on Tuesday, July 21. Click on the workshop names above, or visit our events calendar for full details about these workshops. Local … [Read More]

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Check Out ALL Our Current Exhibitions!

EAC and its community is rich in exhibitions—both online and those with socially distant safety built in. Please check out the links below for the latest from Eastport Gallery and Washington Street Gallery, EAC volunteer Mary Anderson’s quarantine-themed work made in part from recycled EAC publicity materials, plus a … [Read More]

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EAC’s First Zoom Workshop—Beach Fairy Houses—Brightened a Cloudy Day

Sixteen participants aged 6 and up had a great time making their own fairy houses via Zoom with their cheerful and encouraging instructor, Sara Myrick. After sculpting their grout-walled houses over a mold, participants enjoyed decorating the structures with a multitude of beach-gleaned items: beautiful shells, various colored sea … [Read More]

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Improv Act Adds Surreal Flavor to 2012 Follies, Persists in 2020 with Pandemic Performances

And now, for something completely different!Les Trois Etoiles, a Washington County-based improvisation group, gave a boat-rocking show at EAC’s 2012 Moose Island Follies. Performers included Clifton Moser, Gordon Phillips, Duane Ingalls and Eugene Nichols. Ingalls, Moser and Nichols are now at the core of a resurgence of activity by … [Read More]

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Argirs Exemplify Follies 2019 Vibe, Continue with Moose Island House Players in 2020

We at EAC can’t help but feel a bit gloomy on what in any other year would be the eve of our annual Moose Island Follies. As a diversion and an encouragement for all of our creators out there in the community to keep on creating, we present this … [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.