Eastport Arts Center

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Brooklyn-based Musicians Report on Teaching Online, Present Recent Performance Videos

Patricia and Noel Brennan first performed at EAC in 2015—presenting “Insights from the Outside Edge: A Musical Journey from Mexico to Maine” for Eastport students and an evening crowd, plus a group of children of migrant workers from the Milbridge area. The couple—daughter-in-law and son of EAC staff member … [Read More]

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Online Arts Experiences and Educational Resources

We at EAC have been thrilled to see all of the efforts being put forth by educators and arts organizations to bring arts experiences and education into our lives and homes during this time when participating in community means staying at a distance from others. Please feel free to … [Read More]

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KinderArts Presents Activities for Preschoolers and Up

EAC’s KinderArts program has gathered some intriguing ideas for creative and arts-oriented activities for preschoolers. About the percussion projects: “Using kitchen utensils or sticks from your backyard you can practice tempo (fast and slow), dynamics (loud and soft) and register (high and low),” notes EAC’s Education & Outreach Coordinator … [Read More]

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Artistic Pursuits Continue at Home for Area Students

While EAC’s Youth Art Month Exhibition continues, showcasing works from K-12 students of Washington County, we caught up with some of the participating teachers and parents about how art study is continuing at home.  “Making art is a good way for students to express how they’re feeling right now,” said … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series Concludes with In-depth Ceramic Sculpture Experience

A weekend spent sculpting under the tutelage of Elizabeth Ostrander was a dream come true for the participants of this very popular August workshop. Inspired by Icelandic fairies, sea creatures, totem art, goddesses including Sedna the Eskimo goddess of the sea and others, each artist worked with paper clay … [Read More]

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Wool Felting Double Header Enmeshed Participants in a Fascinating Medium

Participants in Audra Christie’s back-to-back wool felting workshops on April 27 and 28 immersed themselves in gloriously colored and textured wool roving and batting, hot sudsy water, and a special camaraderie as all engaged with the near-magical material in the transformation process of wet felting. The Saturday group learned … [Read More]

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Arts Campers Reached for the Stars

Rocket ships, UFOs, aliens, pastel space paintings and more added up to an action-packed Outer Space themed April Vacation Arts Camp April 16-18 at Eastport Arts Center. Thirteen children from Eastport, Robbinston, Pembroke, Edmunds, Parsonsfield, Bangor, Scarborough and as far away as Bolivia (South America) explored their ideas of … [Read More]

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April Vacation Arts Camp: OUTER SPACE with Sara Myrick

EAC will offer an outer space-themed arts camp during April Vacation week featuring an array of artistic activities. “Art creation need not be limited by your immediate surroundings,” says Sara Myrick, instructor for the camp. “Inspiration can be found beyond even the farthest reaches of our galaxy and imaginations!” Myrick teaches … [Read More]

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KinderArts presents Tiny Yogis

The Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts program’s popular Tiny Yogis sessions will continue weekly starting March 21, and will run through June 27, skipping April 11 and 18. The group meets on Thursdays from 9:30-10:15 am. Instructor Caroline DiLio will teach yoga through music, dance and storybooks, and young participants will … [Read More]

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High School One Act Night

Students from the theater programs of Calais High School, Washington Academy and Shead High School, prior to competing at the annual Maine Drama Festival March 8-9, will present their competition one-acts in a special showcase at Eastport Arts Center on Wednesday, March 6. The Calais Callbacks take the stage … [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.