Eastport Arts Center

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ArtWalk Weekend Offers ‘Little Passport’ for Youth, Prizes Too!

July ArtWalk Passport Weekend introduces a new “Little Passport” activity for participants 16 and under. Youth may pick up a “Little Passport” map at the Sweeties ‘Chalk the Walk’ booth on Water Street between 10 am and 4 pm on Saturday July 24th.  After creating a chalk masterpiece on … [Read More]

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New Member Works & Helena Bosse’s“Capturing Eastport and Beyond” Shows Continue

The Eastport Gallery is open daily at 109 Water Street (at the corner of Washington Street), showcasing the 20 member artists with new works each month. If you are not able to visit the Water Street gallery in person, visit the online gallery anytime at www.eastportgallery.com. “Capturing Eastport and Beyond” a … [Read More]

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Bosse Exhibition Captures Eastport for Gallery-goers

Eastport Gallery member Helena Bosse proudly opens her solo show, “Capturing Eastport and Beyond”, on July 18th. “You will see I love to paint Maine landscapes, seascapes, and floral gardens with occasional figures within them,” noted Helena. “Living in Maine most of my life has given me the opportunity … [Read More]

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‘Atmosphere’ Theme Show Opens for the 4th at Eastport Gallery

The Eastport Gallery presents “Atmosphere,” a theme show by gallery members, opening July 4th and on view in the front room of the gallery through July 17th. The Gallery is located at 109 Water Street in downtown Eastport, and is now open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   The schedule … [Read More]

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ArtWalk Passport/Downeast Pride Schedule Chockablock with Arts Events

Following is a schedule for the June 25-27 Eastport ArtWalk Passport Weekend. Events are free except as noted. Please note Eastport Arts Center and constituents events in red. Starred events are part of Downeast Rainbow Alliance’s Downeast Pride celebration. Passports are available at participating Water Street galleries. Those who … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery hosts Artist Roundtable in the Sutherland Amphitheater

The Eastport Gallery hosts the Artist Roundtable discussion in the Sutherland Amphitheater on Saturday, June 26th at 12 noon. The majesty of the Bold Coast has always attracted nature lovers and has provided inspiration to artists through the ages. From the original inhabitants, the Passamaquoddy, to painter Dougal Anderson (1854-1921) … [Read More]

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Moore Solo Show Opens Sunday with ‘Meet the Artist’ at Eastport Gallery

“Wander Lust”, a solo show by photographer Susan Moore, opens Sunday, June 20, at Eastport Gallery. A ‘Meet the Artist’ event will be offered all that day, at which Susan will welcome questions about her work. Her show will be on display through July 3. June Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, … [Read More]

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Kniffen’s ‘Shorty’ Beckons from Eastport Gallery’s Community Show

Overlooking the breakwater and created by Lubec artist and author Charles Kniffen, Shorty is ready to welcome all to Eastport Gallery’s Annual Community Show. This latest assemblage of “sea junk” was collected and composed by Kniffen, a Marine veteran of the Vietnam war and a twenty-five year solo all-season kayaker … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery features Shelley Weber

This week’s featured Eastport Gallery artist is Shelley Weber.  According to Gallery president Joan Lowden, “Shelley has been an invaluable resource since joining the gallery, as treasurer, web-designer, event photographer – you name it.“ As an artist, Shelley is equally comfortable in a variety of mediums, earning her degree in … [Read More]

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Gallery features Longtime Member, Marlys Farn-Guillette

This week’s featured Eastport Gallery artist is longtime member MarlysFarn-Guillette. Says Marlys, “The primary motivation for me as an artist isthe creative process itself. I just like making something, anything, and Ihave been trying to make something for years. My muse over the years hasbeen Nature: primarily the ever-changing moods, colors … [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.