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Eastport Gallery’s Latest Literary Event—a Poetry Talk with Jason Grundstrom-Whitney—Coming July 15

Poet and lifelong activist Jason Grundstrom-Whitney will be hosted by the Eastport Gallery on July 15 for the second virtual literary evening of the season, titled, “Spirituality andCreativity; the Poetry of Jason Grundstrom-Whitney.” He will be joined during the prerecorded event by gallery member Lora Whelan and Resolute Bear … [Read More]

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Gallery Talk: Creativity in Times of Crisis with Katherine Stanley

The Eastport Gallery will host the first of its literary talks for the season as a virtual experience on its social media page on Thursday, June 25. Katherine Stanley, a writer living in Costa Rica with family ties to Eastport, will talk with gallery member Lora Whelan, diving into … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery’s Mid-Season Shows Coming Soon

The Eastport Gallery has been receiving rave reviews for its virtual gallery shows, ramped up this year in the face of the pandemic. In early July it will present its two mid-season general and small works shows, with members exhibiting a new round of paintings, drawings and sculpture. A … [Read More]

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‘Writing and Creativity in Times of Crisis’, a talk with Katherine Stanley Available to Watch Anytime

The Eastport Gallery hosted the first of its literary talks for the season as a virtual experience on its social media page on Thursday, June 25. Katherine Stanley, a writer living in Costa Rica with family ties to Eastport, will talk with gallery member Lora Whelan, diving into the … [Read More]

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Annual Community Show an Eastport Gallery (35th) Season Highlight

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso When Eastport Gallery put out the call for its annual Community Show, members of the Eastport area picked up their paint brushes, pastels, cameras and all the other wonderful flotsam that is used to make art, and … [Read More]

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Eastport’s ArtWalk Celebrates Pride Month

June is Pride month and adopting this theme, many of the 30+ window galleries in homes and businesses around Eastport will include rainbow or pride-themed pieces in their displays. The ArtWalk project encourages people to walk for exercise while basking in the natural and cultural beauty blooming around town. … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Unveils ‘Paperworks’ Exhibition

As a kickoff celebration for their 35th year, Eastport Gallery presents Paperworks, a virtual exhibition of affordable works on paper by members, opening Friday, May 22 and running through June 5. Linked to the new shop feature on the gallery’s website, the show spotlights works priced at $50 and … [Read More]

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ArtWalk Continues: Map and Gallery Updated; Featured Artist: Vittoria Chierici

Local artists and organizers Anne Shields Hopkins and Joan Lowden, in association with Eastport Arts Center, Eastport Gallery and the Tides Institute & Museum of Art, proudly introduced the Eastport ArtWalk Map on April 24th. One participant, Italian painter Vittoria Chierici, was scheduled to return to her home bases … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Goes Virtual with ‘Hearts’ Exhibition

Eastport Gallery’s first-ever virtual exhibition—Hearts—opened this week. “The Hearts show came into being in mid-March when the coronavirus pandemic became a sudden reality in our country and region,” said member Lora Whelan, who had the idea for the exhibition, and worked with gallery president Jude Kempe to bring the … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Launches Virtual Gallery With Tributes to Joyce Weber and Dominic Noe

Eastport Gallery has launched a new virtual gallery for art-lovers to explore. Currently featured on the page are tribute sections for two beloved and recently departed artists: founder Joyce Weber and longtime member Dominic Noe. In addition, representative works by members may be enjoyed. Coming soon to the site … [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.