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Lifelong Fiber Enthusiast to Teach Needle Felting Workshop

Next in EAC’s popular online workshop series is Needle Felted Landscapes with Paula Farrar. The class will take place via Zoom, 1-3 pm on Saturday, March 20, and will include a thorough introduction to the techniques of needle felting; participants will create a landcape image and/or a sunflower. Geared … [Read More]

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Needle-felted Landscapes Next for Workshop Series!

Paula Farrar of Done Roving Farms will teach EAC’s next online workshop—Needle-felted Landscapes! The class will take place via Zoom on Saturday, March 20 from 1-3 pm, and include an introduction to needle felting, color-blending techniques, and landscape design pointers for participants to create felt ‘paintings.’ Local participants may … [Read More]

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Kraut Makers Brine it Up

Anne Shields Hopkins taught a Sensational Sauerkraut workshop for EAC last month, providing detailed instructions, troubleshooting and an easy-to-follow pdf pamphlet for students. Washington County participants were joined by interested chefs from Canada, Vermont,  Pennsylvania and North Carolina to learn the wonders of fermentation.  From our past experiences with … [Read More]

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School Break Week’s Arts Camp Is Inspired by Reptiles

EAC will offer Remarkable Reptiles, a Vacation Week Arts Camp, on Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February, 18, with popular instructors Sara Myrick and Ann Cannizzaro. The camp, held via Zoom from 10 to 11 am each day, will offer an array of hands-on activities, including accordion snakes, dazzling lizards and … [Read More]

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Workshop: Sensational Sauerkraut

Join Anne Hopkins and friends in your home kitchen for EAC’s next workshop offering: an afternoon of learning to create the digestive ‘wonder food,’ sauerkraut. The foodcraft class will take place from 1:30-3 pm, Sunday, January 31, via Zoom.  Participants will receive a PDF of Anne’s sauerkraut-making pamphlet when … [Read More]

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EAC Workshop Students Share ‘Heart-felt’ Creations

After learning a needle-felting technique at a July 2020 EAC Zoom workshop, Lauren Koss, a longtime student of wet felting, began engaging with the dry-felting in earnest in winter 2020, and also taught her 7-year-old son (also a frequenter of EAC workshops) the technique. As taught by Audra Christie, … [Read More]

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Festival of Ornaments a Bright Spot for Holiday 2020

Attracting more than 50 students, with several double- or even triple-dipping by attending more than one of the series’ workshops, EAC’s Festival of Ornaments allowed many community members to spend meaningful time together while making handcrafted ornaments. Presented via Zoom November 29 through December 13, the workshop trio—Tassel Tree … [Read More]

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Online ‘Festival of Ornaments’ Runs Through December 13

EAC’s ‘Festival of Ornaments,’ a trio of Zoom-based workshops for all ages, is being offered in the spirit of the center’s annual Festival of Trees, with deluxe materials kits available for participants, or detailed information available for those who’ll use their own materials from home.* Registration deadline for each session … [Read More]

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Festival of Ornaments, Part One: Tassel Tree Garland with Sara Myrick

EAC’s ‘Festival of Ornaments,’ a trio of Zoom-based workshops for all ages, is being offered in the spirit of the center’s annual Festival of Trees, with deluxe materials kits available for participants, or detailed information available for those who’ll use their own materials from home.* First in the series will … [Read More]

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‘Festival of Ornaments’ Workshop Trio Planned

In place of the beloved annual Festival of Trees, Eastport Arts Center will this year offer a trio of online ornament-making workshops. All are invited to participate in one or all three of the Zoom-based sessions in which popular EAC instructors Sara Myrick, Ann Cannizzaro and Sue Riddle will … [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.