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Summer Workshop Series: The Art of Bread Making with Chris & Steve Grannis

Reprising a popular past Summer Workshop Series offering, Chris and Steve Grannis, via Zoom, will teach attendees how to make a simple dough that forms the foundation of many breads, and to create their own pita, pizza, cinnamon buns or just plain bread. The Grannises are Pembroke residents, and have … [Read More]

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EAC Presents Annual Fine Arts Awards to Graduating High School Seniors

Each year, during the graduation ceremonies at area high schools, EAC honors seniors who have excelled in music, theater or the visual arts.  Nominated by their dedicated teachers, the students have been chosen based on their commitment and contribution to the fine arts at their school and community.   Calais … [Read More]

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EAC’s Virtual Harry Potter Arts Camp Experience

Hop on board the Hogwarts Express to be virtually transported for a magical art experience with local art instructor Sara Myrick! EAC’s Summer Arts Camp, being held this year via Zoom, will feature a daily Harry Potter-inspired art project for the August 4-6 session. Activities will include making your … [Read More]

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Bread Baking, Chocolate Art Conclude Workshop Series on a Tasty Note

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues via Zoom with The Art of Bread Making with Chris and Steve Grannis on August 11. The series finale, with Melissa Newcomb, will be Chocolate Art on August 18. Click on the workshop names above, or visit our events calendar for full details about … [Read More]

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Witches and Wizards at Home? Send ’em to Hogwarts, EAC Style

Instructor Sara Myrick will lead EAC’s second Summer Arts Camp session—the Virtual Harry Potter Arts Camp Experience—August 4, 5 and 6, from 10-11 am each day. Geared for children ages 6-13, the camp will include an exciting array of Harry Potter-themed activities to be completed together with the group … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series: Needle-Felted Sea Creature Mobile with Audra Christie

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues with Audra Christie’s Needle-Felted Sea Creature Mobile, offered via Zoom on Tuesday, July 21 from 1-3 pm. In this live virtual workshop, participants will learn the method of needle felting with cookie cutters, from the comfort of their own homes. Participants will use metal sea-creature themed … [Read More]

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Eastport Teen Shares Tune He’d Prepared for His Final School Concert

George Mills has so many memories of playing at the Eastport Arts Center that he can’t quite count them; among these is his very first gig. “I remember the feeling of doing an actual gig for the first time … we played well; not just as some school event … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series: Introduction to Henna Tattoos with Ashley Hinson Dhakal

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues with Ashley Hinson Dhakal’s Introduction to Henna, offered via Zoom on Tuesday, July 14 from 1-2 pm. Participants will learn about the history and traditional use of henna, as well as view different designs and learn their meanings. Each student will be provided with … [Read More]

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Felting-Curious? Check Out this Video to Learn More about Next Week’s Workshop

Instructor Audra Christie talks about what attendees can expect at her workshop, Needle Felting a Sea Creature Mobile, which will be held via Zoom on July 21, 2020. Click on the workshop name above for full details, and please sign up—by email to Alison Brennan at alison@eastportartscenter.org—by July 18. … [Read More]

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Summer Arts Camp: ‘I Wonder with Watercolors’

Session One of EAC’s Summer Arts Camp, for ages 6-13, is all about watercolors. Ann Cannizzaro, an educator and artist who’ll lead the camp asks: “Do you wonder what to do when you take out your paint box and brushes? Are you curious about how watercolors work?”Campers will learn about … [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.