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Draw-a-Thon

EAC’s monthly Draw-a-Thon, a virtual program hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, EAC’s life drawing workshop organizer, 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 event”, which uses the Zoom platform to create an evening … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon

“I am so excited to invite you to the first Draw-a-thon of 2021!” says organizer Anne Shields Hopkins. “We will be welcoming Easy Elliot for our long pose this time around. He will be immersing us in the full experience of his studio in Biddeford, Maine. We will be listening to … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon Correspondent Reviews November’s Zoom

by Becca ChaseOh Boy, what a night! Rafi Hopkins and Jesse Galkowski (two-thirds of the Northeast-based sibling group Oh Boy Thanks), playing on guitar and various electronic contraptions, offered up some ear candy with a selection from their forthcoming debut album and other music from outer and inner space. Meanwhile, Jesse treated us … [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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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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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.