Eastport Arts Center

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Local Treasures to Reward Shoppers at Annual Holiday Market, December 2

Eastport Arts Center will host its 11th Annual Holiday Market on Saturday, December 2, from 10 am to 4 pm. Shoppers will enjoy the wide range of goods at the festive event, including prints, ceramics, small paintings, chocolates, nuts, knit and crocheted wearables, cards, earrings, ornaments, and original artwork. … [Read More]

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14th Annual Festival of Trees Seeks Decorators

This year’s Festival of Trees will be held on Saturday, December 9, 4:30-5:30 pm. Organizers are seeking decorators to deck a tabletop tree (provided) for our festive silent auction, a holiday highlight featuring a wonderland of twinkling lights, ingenious decorations and holiday cheer. The event is a key fundraiser … [Read More]

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EAC’s First Annual Halloween Party to Feature Live Music, Treats & Photo Ops!

All are invited to gather at Eastport Arts Center for a Halloween Open House Party, 3-7 pm, on Tuesday, October 31. The free event will include prizes for costumes; candy, treats and other refreshments; an elaborately decorated photo booth with props; and live mood music. First, maestro Gene Nichols … [Read More]

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Halloween at EAC: Open House Party!

All are invited to gather at Eastport Arts Center for a Halloween Open House Party, 3-7 pm, on Tuesday, October 31. The free event will include prizes for costumes; candy, treats and other refreshments; an elaborately decorated photo booth with props; and live mood music. First, maestro Gene Nichols … [Read More]

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EAC to Host Series of Halloween-Inspired Events

Eastport Arts Center is pleased to announce a series of events celebrating harvest-time and All Hallows’ Eve. Festivities will begin with a family-friendly Pumpkin Carving Workshop with Jacob Lucca, 2-4 pm, Sunday, October 22. Next will be a Contra Dance with Moose Island Contra Etc., for which costumes are … [Read More]

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Ornament Makers Greeted the Season with Shells Aplenty and Paintbrushes Aloft!

Ann Cannizzaro and Fran McLean led EAC’s annual Ornament Making Workshop on November 6 at the Arts Center. A full house of 15 participants included a family of mother, sister, daughter and grandmother from the Machias area and also participants visiting from Woodstock New Brunswick, Perry, Pembroke and Eastport. … [Read More]

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Floral Tree with Heartfelt Story in the Works for Saturday’s Fest

The trees we create for my favorite fundraiser in the whole world all come with a story. Georgie Kendall Eastport Arts Center’s Festival of Trees is slated for Saturday December 11, from 4:30-5:30 pm. This year, 20 tabletop-size trees will be up for bid, each with its own back … [Read More]

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Trio’s ‘Arty Christmas’ Tree to Boast $90 Bounty of Art Supplies

Keeping alive an EAC Festival of Trees tradition, this year Cynthia Morse, Jeanne Peacock and Jane Scanlon will bedeck their We Wish You a Very Arty Christmas at the Center’s December 11 event with a staggering bounty of art supplies sure to entice young artists of all stripes. “We … [Read More]

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EAC’s 9th Annual Holiday Market

PLEASE NOTE: Due to predicted stormy weather, EAC’s Holiday Market will be subject to a two-hour delay, and run 12 noon to 4 pm on Saturday, November 27. Eastport Arts Center will host the 9th Annual Holiday Market from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, November 27.  Shoppers will … [Read More]

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The Halloween Mood: EAC’s Annual Spooky Workshop a Hit

We hope you enjoy a peek at participants’ creative Halloween playtime at Sara Myrick’s October 16 workshop. The session featured shadow boxes and vignette trays incorporating diverse items and textures from a materials buffet arranged by Sara. Attendees chose between Halloween figurines, autumn leaves, colorful papers, found objects and … [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.