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You're invited to share in the 56th annual Passamaquoddy Days celebration at Sipayik! Vendor booths featuring a mixture of goods, a hand drumming competition, the Sipayik Pageant, social drumming, ceremonial dancing, and fireworks are just some of the offerings available.
Click here to see the schedule from August 11 to 15.Find out more »
Do you or someone you know benefit from art as a recovery/support tool for mental health/illness? Please share your art with us! (You do not have to be a professional/expert!) CMHA of New Brunswick is excited to host our 4th annual Art In Mind exhibit at Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre from November 10-19 and are accepting submissions by August 18.
Up to three original pieces can be submitted (as photographs or digital images of your work). Applications must include a brief (100 word) artist statement about how the creative process improves your well-being. Applications or questions should be sent to email@example.com.Find out more »
Dastardly Dick’s Wicked Good Coffee in Eastport is excited to display and sell the paintings of Dominic Noe. Aside from being an active artist in the local scene, Noe frequently volunteered at Stage East on and off stage and sat on the organization’s board from 2004-2008. A celebration of Noe’s life and work, the sale is currently on view and will run through the summer season. Proceeds will be donated to Stage East.
Stage East is a constituent group of Eastport Arts Center. More information about the group may be found at stageeast.org.Find out more »
Sunbury Shores is now accepting applications to exhibit for the 2023 season! We are proud to host a diverse array of contemporary art exhibitions in our gallery spaces each year. Find the application here (due October 1).
Artists are also being sought for a Group Exhibition alongside "Goodnight Moon: a Rhythm, a Tempo", running October 1-29. Artwork should render a childlike sensibility - of wonderment, repetition, abstraction, amongst others - from an adult perspective. Apply here.Find out more »
The Machias Arts Council will be hosting a flash fiction event featuring the works of Machias residents and surrounding communities. The theme will be “Scarecrows of Machias” and will run in parallel to the annual Scarecrow Contest hosted by the Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.
Chosen stories will be promoted and published across multiple platforms, including online and in print and a prize will be awarded for “Best Story.” Local writers should submit their scarecrow-themed works of approximately 500 words to ACFlashFiction@gmail.com by October 16.Find out more »
The exhibit "By the Sea, From the Sea" (featuring the work of 23 artists) is now on display at Grand Manan Museum. The exhibit will run through September 23; gallery hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm.
The Grand Manan Museum has several permanent exhibits on display, including the Alan Moses Bird Gallery and the Dark Harbour Hermits. Find out more about upcoming programs here.Find out more »
Join the Cobscook Institute in celebration of the artists and craftspeople of our campus. With pyrography, ceramic, paintings and drawings there is something for everyone. Stop by for our opening on July 1 from 4-6 pm to kick off your weekend!
All year-round our Pottery Studio hosts an incredible assortment of artists and craftspeople in their creative process and this June our Project Room has been bustling with creativity. This exhibit is a moment to pause and enjoy all the creativity on our campus.Find out more »
Submit up to 6 pieces to be exhibited at the Cobscook Institute's Community Art Exhibit! All medias are welcome.
Submissions may be brought to the institute from August 9-11 and the 16-18, with the center being open from 10 am-4 pm on those days. Have questions? Reach out to Annie: firstname.lastname@example.org or (207)-255-1739Find out more »
There will be an ongoing monthly grief support group in St. George at St. Mark's Anglican Church/Community Hub (28 Main St.) starting on July 19 and running from 1-3 pm. The groups will continue on the third Tuesday of each month.
For more information, please call Cathy Jackson at 506-465-0800.Find out more »
EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues from 1:30-3:30 pm, Tuesday, August 16, with Ashley Hinson-Dhakal’s Henna Basics. Participants will learn about the history and traditional use of henna, as well as different designs and their meanings.
The session is intended for ages 12 and up. $20; sliding fee scale available. Pre-registration is requested; please email Alison Brennan. EAC is handicapped-accessible and abides by State of Maine CDC COVID guidelines. Additionally, at this time, the EAC recommends that people wear masks when in our building.Find out more »
Ecstatic Dance has resumed weekly meetings at Eastport Arts Center. All are invited to come and dance to great rhythmic music and move however they wish on Tuesdays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. Attendees should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water to drink. The sessions are offered by $5 suggested donation.
Inquiries about the group may be made by email to email@example.com. Eastport Arts Center is at 36 Washington Street, and is handicapped-accessible. EAC abides by State of Maine CDC COVID guidelines. Additionally, at this time, the EAC recommends that people wear masks when in our building.Find out more »
The St. George Royal Canadian Branch 38 holds weekly events and the community is invited. On Monday, TOPS is held at 6:00 pm; contact Jimmy at 755-6042 for Cribbage Monday Nights. On Tuesdays, doors open for BINGO at 5:00 pm; early bird game starts at 6:30 and the regular game is on at 7:00. Every Friday night is Seniors Cards party, call Jimmy for more info.Find out more »
Come to Triangle Park in Calais on Tuesdays for Music on the Green, a weekly showcase of musical talent! Shows start at 6:30 pm. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy!
The next performer on July 26 will be Mike Levine Trio with vocalist Wendy Peterson Mike McPhee.Find out more »
Dance/theatre stories written and choreographed by Ara Fitzgerald and a new film with Peter Cunningham. Ara’s original and unique narrative dance performances are visually beautiful, thought-provoking, emotionally nuanced, and politically aware.
You don’t want to miss this outstanding evening of entertainment at the Grand Museum on August 16, starting at 7 pm ($15 at the door).Find out more »
For years we’ve celebrated the charm of Eastport through Paint Eastport Day. This year artists near and far can celebrate through two venues and two auctions: one at Eastport Art Center on September 3 and one online (with online submissions beginning August 26).
To sign up for Paint Eastport Day or find out more visit eastportgallery.com. Painting on right is "Eastport Bay Sunset" by Alice Chen.Find out more »
Have you ever wanted to know the medicinal secrets of wild plants? Bianca Mase is offers a series of herbalism workshops beginning in September that will give you a usable primer on working with plants commonly found in the area.
Click here to see the theme of each class and register ($0-30 for each class, including $10 supply fee).Find out more »
Through an exciting partnership with Brilliant Labs, the YMCA will be offering STEAM camps in Blacks Harbour at the Patrick Connors Recreation Complex! These camps will be for youth that are in grades 2-5, and will take place on Wednesday mornings starting on July 13 from 9 am to 12 pm.
Email Paige Scott if you have any questions. These camps are free of charge.Find out more »
The birds are singing; the earth is warming and so are our tea pots! The Eleanor's Tea program is back at Roosevelt Campobello International Park for another season! We will be offering two free teas each day this season. The first tea will be at 11:00 am Atlantic (10:00 am Eastern) and will be on a first come first serve basis. The second tea of the day will be at 3:00 pm Atlantic (2:00 pm Eastern) and can be reserved ahead of time through the link on our website.
Tickets will also be available at the Visitor Center for any remaining seats. Click here for more info.Find out more »
Eastport Gallery member Deborah Jellison's work will be showcased from August 14 through August 27. Her show is titled: Pattern/Figure/Nature. Inspired by the wooded landscapes and rocky coastline of her home, Deborah's work most often references the natural environment and incorporates lush overlays of gold, texture and pattern.
Summer hours are 11-5 daily. To see more of Deborah's work visit eastportgallery.com.Find out more »
A new exhibition, ‘Evolving Perceptions,’ by Sheryl Denbo will open Wednesday, August 3 at Washington Street Gallery, located on the first floor of Eastport Arts Center. The gallery will be open 1-3 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, during EAC events or by chance or appointment. An opening reception will be offered from 3-5 pm, Saturday, August 6.
Washington Street Gallery is handicapped-accessible and abides by State of Maine CDC COVID guidelines. Additionally, at this time, the EAC recommends that people wear masks when in our building.Find out more »