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Witches’ Fest Finale Was a Spirited Contra Dance at EAC

Moose Island Contra Etc., AKA the MICE band with caller Eustacia Landrum presented a lively Contra Dance at EAC on October 28, as the concluding event for the Eastport ArtWalk’s Witches of Eastport Festival. The group—which consists of Alice Schuth, fiddle; Susan Luthin, octave mandolin and whistle; Joan Lowden, … [Read More]

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Mask Making Activity a Witches’ Fest Highlight

Eastport Gallery, with support from Eastport Arts Center, provided a mask making activity as part of Eastport ArtWalk’s Witches of Eastport festival held October 28. Here are some images of participants at work on their masks; watch for a video of the finished masks, coming soon! Additional information about … [Read More]

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Costumed Contra Dance with MICE Band Planned for October 28

On Saturday, October 28, from 6-9 pm, Eastport Arts Center will host a Halloween-themed dance with the Moose Island Contra Etc. (MICE) band, featuring Alice Schuth on fiddle, Susan Luthin on octave mandolin and whistle, Joan Lowden on bass, Kara McCrimmon on piano accordion, guitar and Irish whistle, and … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery offers a Crafty Treat, October 28

What Will You Be for Halloween?  Eastport Gallery will have a craft tent by the amphitheater during the October 28 Witches of Eastport festival, a project of the Eastport ArtWalk. Kids of all ages can try their hand at mask-making.  The project will be led by Alison Brynn Ross, … [Read More]

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Contra Dance with MICE—Costumes Welcome!

On Saturday, October 28, from 6-9 pm, Eastport Arts Center will host a Halloween-themed dance with the Moose Island Contra Etc. (MICE) band, featuring Alice Schuth on fiddle, Susan Luthin on octave mandolin and whistle, Joan Lowden on bass, Kara McCrimmon on piano accordion, guitar and Irish whistle, and … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Features Fall Colors; Mask-Making Craft Tent Planned for October 28

Leaf Peepers looking to celebrate Autumn’s warm hues can look beyond the forest for fall color. Eastport Gallery has plenty of color to go around … both in the gallery and online. In October, Eastport Gallery will be open on select days to coincide with most cruise ship visits. … [Read More]

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ArtWalk is Here! Cosplay Circle Kicked Off Festivities; Creativity Continues August 4-6

The Eastport & Lubec ArtWalk weekend runs August 4-6th and celebrates the sea with the 2nd Annual Mermaid Parade on Saturday August 5th at 5 pm. Costume-themed opportunities will be available on Friday and Saturday afternoons, August 4 and 5, when local artists will help visitors create mermaid attire at … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Adds to ArtWalk Fun with Two Events

Eastport Gallery will join in the city-wide ArtWalk celebration weekend with special offerings. On August 4 at 3 pm Ellen Krajewski will be performing on the deck of Eastport Gallery. Come have a listen and a look at all the wonderful art. A new member-show will be installed for August … [Read More]

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Mermaid Parade Costume-Making Session Offered July 26, Art History, Still Life and Game Gathering Sessions On Tap Next Week

EAC’s Open Sessions, casual, drop-in programs for all ages, have been underway since June. This week, Cosplay Circle will have a special theme: all are invited to come to EAC to work on costumes for Eastport ArtWalk’s August 5 Mermaid Parade. An array of undersea-inspired materials and easy-to-use, ‘no … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Offers ArtWalk Weekend Fun

Friday evening, June 23, Eastport Gallery will be open until 6 pm with musicians Fiddle Chick and Picky from 4-6 pm. Light snacks and beverages will be offered. On Saturday, June 24, all are welcome to participate in a community-driven art project. Using colorful Post-It Notes arranged in artful … [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.