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KinderArts Continues August 5 (World Music)!

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a KinderArts Music and Movement sessions on Fridays, July 8 and 22, and August 5, from 10-10:45 am. On August 5, a program of Music and Dances from Around the World will present dances of the 7 continents and favorite folk … [Read More]

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KinderArts: Music & Movement

Young children and their caregivers are invited to KinderArts Music and Movement sessions on Fridays, July 8 and 22 and August 5, from 10-10:45 am. The July 8 session will feature American Playground songs, dances and play party tunes including “Down, Down, Down Baby”, “Zudio”, “Over the Sea” and … [Read More]

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‘Choose Kindness’ Project, Offered by EAC KinderArts, an ArtWalk Success

As part of the Eastport ArtWalk held June 24-26, children were invited by EAC’s KinderArts program to create posters featuring pictures and words about how kindness and loving yourself and others are important qualities we can all practice. The EAC station was busy, with young artists joyfully stopping at … [Read More]

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KinderArts Group a Weekly Highlight at EAC

A jolly session of EAC’s KinderArts program, featuring movement, music and yoga-inspired activities with instructor Caroline Coleman has been underway since the end of April, and will run through June 3. The session is full, but those interested in these programs can look forward to summertime KinderArts offerings coming … [Read More]

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EAC’s KinderArts Program to Return with Free Session for Children 5 & Under

Eastport Arts Center is thrilled to announce that the KinderArts program is back. A free six-week session, to run 10-10:45 am Friday mornings will commence on April 29. The classes, led by popular instructor Caroline Coleman, will feature music, movement and yoga, and are designed for children up to … [Read More]

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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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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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Drop-in KinderArts Craft Offered for Passport Weekend

In conjunction with the Eastport ArtWalk Passport Weekend project, Eastport Arts Center will offer free drop-in KinderArts activities for children of all ages on Saturday, June 26, 10:30 am-noon. The June activity, a fun and accessible project, is rainbow-hued fingerprint art with Nia Aretakis. An adult caregiver must remain … [Read More]

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May’s Craft-along Served Up Alongside Slice of EAC History

Our KinderArts workshop series continues this week with ‘May Flowers’, an EAC Video Craft-along with Nia. In this month’s video, instructor Nia Aretakis demonstrates simple techniques for creating blossom-inspired prints from everyday household items: Q-tips and paper tubes. The video also features original music by John Cashore, a guitar, … [Read More]

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April’s Apt Rainstick Craft, Plus Bonus Music Video, Is Here!

EAC KinderArts video workshop series continues with ‘Craft-along: Make Your Own Rainstick.‘ In this month’s video, instructor Nia Aretakis demonstrates a technique for creating a child-sized rainstick out of simple household materials, and encourage participants to experiment with different ‘fillings’ for their sticks to create different sounds. The video also … [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.