Events for July 3, 2018
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B&W photographs taken over a 3 year period,
with a vintage large format Deardorff camera (4 x 5 & 5 x 7 negatives).
This work is about a sense of place. June 1-30.
Escape the creative confines of a highly structured art class and participate in a unique course where each student is taught in the media and style of their own choosing. During this course, you will be encouraged to bring ideas that mean something to you. Students will have an opportunity to contact the instructor prior to the course so that he may best help you prepare for a most enjoyable "Art Escape".Find out more »
This course will introduce the student to a variety of watercolour techniques using flowers, fruit and vegetables for subject matter. Through demonstrations and discussions learn the wonderful versatility of watercolour while exploring the natural world. This class is designed for beginners and those wishing to improve their skills.Find out more »
Michael is reserving summer in Lubec, Maine, to offer en plein air workshops. Both oil and pastel are welcome, and every level of student, from beginner to advanced, will benefit from his classes. Occasionally, he will offer a special week for mentoring intermediate to advanced students. This is noted on the schedule. Four half-day session, small classes, and no minimum number of students.Find out more »
Throughout July and August, Downeast Lakes Land Trust offers free, educational activities and lessons for children ages 6-10. Tuesdays, from 9:30 am – 12 pm, bring the kids to the Grand Lake Stream School Building ready for outdoor activities, rain or shine! Each week features a specific topic that builds appreciation and awareness of the natural history of the Downeast Lakes region.Find out more »
Beginning July 1, The Washington Street Gallery at Eastport Arts Center will host “Missing Voices”, an exhibition of photographs by Eastport resident Vivian Taylor. Taylor’s photographic series dates from the 1990s, when she began work on a book about the life of Ruth Hamilton, a colleague and prominent African-American singer in Boston, Massachusetts. The exhibition will run through through July 30, with a reception on Saturday, July 14, from 4-6 p.m. 7/1-31 Washington Street Gallery is open Tuesday-Friday, 11 am-4 pm, (with the exception of July 4th), during EAC events, or by chance or by appointment; contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Find out more »
Join Local plant enthusiast Amy Zipperer on a walk about town to admire and discuss the medicinal, edible, and otherwise fascinating flora of Moose Island amid the festive atmosphere of the Fourth. Wear your walking shoes and work up an appetite for the Peavey Library's famous strawberry shortcake which will be available right after the walk.Find out more »
Thaddeus Holownia, photographer extraordinaire and head of the fine arts department of Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick brings his wide 7" x 17" banquet camera to downtown Eastport for the eighth year running to take a community portrait. The event takes place at Sutherland Amphitheater on Tuesday, July 3rd, at 11:30 am (eastern). Here's last year's community portrait taken by Thaddeus. Surely we can have a bigger crowd this year!Find out more »
Story Time with Sue Carroll Duffy. Dr. Duffy reads her newly released book, "Finding Diamonds." After the reading, children and their parents will be invited to go on their own hunt for natural treasures. Books will be available for purchase and signing. This event repeats on Wednesday, July 4 @ 11 a.m., and Thursday, July 5 @ 1 p.m., come to one or all.Find out more »
The 14th Annual Moose Island Follies, EAC’s spectacular fundraiser, will be held at 4 pm and 7:30 pm on Tuesday, July 3. The action-packed variety show will include music, theater, comedy, and more; this year’s show features Tim Sample, well known New England humorist, as master of ceremonies. The lineup of talent includes a mix of new acts and old favorites from near and far, including acoustic/indie cover band 29 and Holding from St. Stephen, New Brunswick; harmony-loving duo The Pink Capos (Penny Guisinger and Kara McCrimmon) from Trescott; Dan Allcott and family band from Cookeville, Tennessee; Celtic harpist Valerie Goldin from Nova Scotia; and many more.Find out more »
The Zen DownEast Sangha meets Tuesday evenings at the Downeast Massage Therapy building at 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke, Maine. Meetings always include Zen meditation and Zen liturgy You are invited to attend all or any portion of the activities—whatever works for your schedule and inclination. We sit 25-minute periods, and do a few minutes of walking meditation between periods. The sitting starts formally at 6:30 pm and ends at 7:30 pm, though you are free to leave at any time. We also offer drop-in classes on the writings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm which you are warmly invited to join at any time. If you are new to Zen DownEast, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation.Find out more »