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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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Friday in the Studio

Zoom in for In The Studio every Friday morning. In the Studio is a time for visiting, exploring and discussing the creative process. Each week an featured artist/creative shares their studio/screen with us and a lighthearted and sincere question and answer ensues.“We always have an enthusiastic audience. We explore, question and imagine … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon Attracts Lively Community Engagement

EAC’s monthly Draw-a-Thon, hosted via Zoom on the fourth Saturday of each month by Anne Shields Hopkins and Mark Macey, has continued to engage an array of artists and performers with each monthly meeting. “I spent last evening in Eastport at a Draw-a-thon,” noted participant Heidi Reidell about September’s … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon

EAC’s monthly Draw-a-Thon, a virtual program co-hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC’s life drawing workshop organizer, and Mark Macey, EAC and Stage East’s Island Institute Fellow, is offered on the last Saturday of each month, from 7:30-9:30. All are welcome to participate in the “pay if you are able … [Read More]

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Life in Washington County Collaborators Turn an Eye to Monthly Draw-a-Thon

EAC’s Draw-a-Thon is a monthly virtual program co-hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC’s life drawing workshop organizer, and Mark Macey, EAC and Stage East’s Island Institute Fellow. The cohosts and their collaborators from Stage East’s Life in Washington County project chat about the upcoming Draw-a-Thon in this video, with … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon On Tap for July 25

EAC’s next monthly Draw-a-Thon, a virtual program co-hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC’s life drawing workshop organizer, and Mark Macey, EAC and Stage East’s Island Institute Fellow, is Saturday, July 25, from 7:30-9:30. All are welcome to participate in the “pay if you are able event”, which uses the Zoom … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon

EAC’s next monthly Draw-a-Thon, a virtual program hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC’s life drawing workshop organizer, is Saturday, June 26, from 7:30-9:30. All are welcome to participate in the “pay if you are able event”, which uses the Zoom platform to create an evening both festive and intimate. Each … [Read More]

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Friday in the Studio

Share your works in progress, work on a still life, create a graphic phrase! Participating Artists, Dreamers & Doers zoom in to share, visit & listen.Class links may be found at https://www.patreon.com/anneshields; email anneshieldshopkins@gmail.com for more information.

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Portrait Drawing Group

EAC’s drawing group, led by Anne Hopkins, has moved online! For portrait Wednesdays, participating artists take turns holding 5-20 minute poses for each other. Each artist—whether amateur or experienced—will have a turn to draw. The group would be interested in having a musician to participate by performing for the artists … [Read More]

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Online Draw-a-Thon ‘Empowering’

Featuring three models, live musical accompaniment, and the continuous scritch scratch of many pens and pencils, the Draw-a-Thon held online on April 25 was a great success. Originally planned as an EAC event by Life Drawing Workshop leader Anne Shields Hopkins, the program was brought (along with the drawing … [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.