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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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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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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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Henna Tattoos, Needle-Felted Sea Creatures Next in Workshop Series!

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues via Zoom with Ashley Hinson Dhakal’s Introduction to Henna Tattoos on Tuesday, July 14, and Audra Christie’s Needle Felted Sea Creature Mobile on Tuesday, July 21. Click on the workshop names above, or visit our events calendar for full details about these workshops. Local … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series: Beach Fairy Houses with Sara Myrick

Dress up your garden with a fun fairy house that you have made with the help of local artist and art teacher Sara Myrick.  Since this is a Zoom workshop, you can join us from anywhere!  If you are local, we will provide you with a bag of materials* … [Read More]

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Step Into ‘Beach Fairy Houses’ with Sara Myrick’s Video, Plus Read About Full Workshop Scholarship

Sara Myrick, who’ll teach EAC’s Summer Workshop Series opener, ‘Beach Fairy Houses’ reviews in this video what participants will receive in their supplies kit for the workshop, which is coming up via Zoom on June 30, 2020. Also covered are materials participants will want to gather at home, and … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series Kicks Off with Fairy Houses, Watercolors, Henna and Felting!

EAC’s Summer Workshop series will be offered virtually this year, and instructors have worked with EAC’s Education & Outreach Director, Alison Brennan, to come up with an array of fascinating projects to be taught online. The series begins June 30 with longtime EAC instructor Sara Myrick’s Beach Fairy House … [Read More]

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Summer Workshops—Coming Soon! (and Seeking Input)

EAC’s popular Summer Workshop Series will be offered this summer through virtual means. An exciting lineup of educators are poised and ready to work with students of all ages, and EAC is seeking input on workshop timing to best serve all. Please respond to this survey to indicate your … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series: Figurative Ceramic Sculpture with Elizabeth Ostrander

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series will conclude with a special two-day workshop, Figurative Ceramic Sculpture with Elizabeth Ostrander on Saturday and Sunday, August 17 and 18, from 12:30-4:30 pm. Participants will learn to use traditional hand-building techniques and the plasticity of clay to create a large-scale work. This accumulative process … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series: Sea Glass Lightcatchers & Mobiles with Sue MacNichol

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series continues with sea glass light-catchers and mobiles with Sue MacNichol on Tuesday, August 13 from noon-2 pm. Participants will learn to make hanging sculptures from their (smallish) beach finds; additional materials will be available. The workshop is intended for ages 10 and up; … [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.