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Covid Creations Online Exhibition Unveiled

The much anticipated Covid Creations exhibition, a project of EAC’s Washington Street Gallery, has arrived! Please click here to visit the show. “Being laid off shook my habit of returning to the same few locations. They satisfied me plenty, but exploring was no longer a “waste” of precious painting … [Read More]

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Coming Soon: Washington Street Gallery’s ‘Covid Creations’ Exhibition

EAC’s Washington Street Gallery asked artists this fall, “What have you created during the Covid-19 pandemic?” A fascinating array of works have been submitted in response to this prompt, along with many artist statements which offer insight into continuing creative work during this time. An online exhibition is under … [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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Artist Profile: Shaïloh Plumbs ‘Major Arcana’ for Youth Art Month Show

11-year-old Shaïloh, a homeschooled Eastport resident, is at work on an ambitious art project—to create his own illustrated Tarot deck. The first 9 of these cards are currently on view in EAC’s Youth Art Month Exhibition, and the artist plans to continue plugging away at his task. “I got the … [Read More]

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Read more about it: Youth Art Month Exhibition

Despite widespread COVID-19 closures, Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery will celebrate Youth Art Month with its 6th annual exhibition of young artists’ works. The art has been photographed by Robin Farrin, a frequent documenter of EAC events, and has been compiled as an online exhibition on the center’s … [Read More]

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6th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition—Check it Out Here!

In spite of Eastport Arts Center’s doors being closed at this time due to COVID-19, our 6th annual exhibition of young artists’ works is ready to roll! The art has been photographed by Robin Farrin, a frequent documenter of EAC events, or in some cases has been submitted digitally. … [Read More]

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Self Portrait Exhibition Opening Reception

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery will present an open (non-juried) show of self-portraits in all media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and prints. The show will open with a reception for artists and the public on Saturday, September 7, from 4 to 6 pm, and will run through … [Read More]

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Exhibit Opening Reception: ‘Look Back in Wonder’ Works by Heidi Reidell

Look Back in Wonder, a one person show by Heidi Reidell opens August 1 at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery, and will be on view through August 30. Reidell’s work most recently appeared among other artist’s works at Reidell Galleries on the corner of Water and Dana Streets … [Read More]

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Exhibit Opening Reception for ‘A Painter’s Retrospective’: Works by David Orrell

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery will present A Painter’s Retrospective: Works by David Orrell, for the month of July. An opening reception, including live music by Sánchez & Squibb, will be held on July 5 from 3-5 pm. “A small box of artist’s oil paint given to me … [Read More]

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The Working Waterfront: Paintings by Jim Riccio Opening Reception

EAC’s Washington Street Gallery will present ‘The Working Waterfront’, a show of paintings by artist Jim Riccio through June 30, with an opening reception on June 15 from 4-6 pm. The reception will feature live music by Sánchez and Squibb. Riccio, known for capturing the subtle beauty of nature, … [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.