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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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Zoom Can Do More! Draw-a-Thon On Tap for Saturday Night

EAC’s Draw-a-Thon is a multi-art form experience that lovingly pushes the boundaries of what Zoom can be—and, great news!—it happens on the 4th Saturday of each month. All are welcome to join, whether artists intending to spend the evening drawing, or others who just want to watch and listen … [Read More]

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Trond Saeverud First in EAC Video’s ‘Get to Know Us’ Series

First in EAC Video’s new ‘Get to Know Us’ series is this musical moment with the charmingly self-deprecating Trond Saeverud, the Norwegian-born music director and conductor of Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO). Thanks to Trond for creating this video of himself, which we’ve interspersed with moments from the orchestra’s … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s Season Ends 9/27; Virtual Shows to Continue

Eastport Gallery has come to the end of “an all too short season,” with Sunday, September 27 as the last day to visit and see the three shows in the Water Street space. “We are sincerely grateful to our members who have volunteered to sit so that we could … [Read More]

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Music on the Deck’s ‘Beach Trash’ Video is Up!

Eastport Gallery’s latest pop-up Music on the Deck show, presented in cahoots with the Downeast Rainbow Alliance as part of a day-long Pop-up Pride event on Saturday, September 5, was the colorful five-piece band Beach Trash. “It was a total hit!” said Gallery president Jude Kempe. “There was whole … [Read More]

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‘Art in the Virtual World’ Videos Set for Weekend Release

The Eastport Gallery’s ‘Art in the Virtual World’ video talks are set for release this weekend, September 26, via the gallery’s YouTube page. ‘Art in the Virtual Part I’ featured Lauren Koss, Mark Macey, Joan Lowden and Lora Whelan speaking about their roles in Stage East’s Life in Washington … [Read More]

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Sewing, Hand-spinning & Piano Maintenance? Yep! All Coming Soon from EAC Video’s Studio Visit series

EAC Video’s Studio Visit series will continue with looks into the work of Sally and Nadeen DeCicco, Greg Biss, Manuela Brice and others! Check out this trailer to see some recent footage of these folks at their work, which includes sewing fabric face masks, the art and science of … [Read More]

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Online Chorus a Success, Singers Still Welcome to Join

“We had what I, and others, think was a successful first meeting,” noted John Newell, Musical Director of EAC’s community chorus, Quoddy Voices. “26 attended. We laid out plans for the season, did some of the usual warmups and then rehearsed our first piece, the canon ‘Dona Nobis Pacem.’ … [Read More]

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Zoom Workshop to Explore Mixed Media Book Making

Celebrate the beginning of fall with EAC’s latest workshop offering, Art Romp: Mixed Media Art Journal with Anne Black, Sunday, September 20, 2-4 pm via Zoom. Black will present a fun afternoon of painting, printing and embellishing papers to create a unique art journal. Participants will use simple methods accessible … [Read More]

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Fiddle Chick & Plucky to Conclude Gallery’s ‘Plein Air’ Music Series

Eastport Gallery is excited to announce the final pop-up concert of this summer’s Music on the Deck series: Fiddle Chick and Plucky (Denise McCurdy and Colie Brice). “These two will keep your toes tapping and your hands clapping,” says Gallery president Jude Kempe. “Keep an eye on our Facebook … [Read More]

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Covid-Cautious Drum Circle Continues Weekly

The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) will host an outdoor drum circle/percussion jam session on Fridays at 3 pm, near the sculpture on the lawn below Powers Hall.  Social distancing and mask wearing will be in effect, with instruments placed at least 6’ apart; this will be in … [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.