Don’t Overlook this Block Party!

Don’t Overlook this Block Party!

Posted by admin in ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 15. Jul, 2010 | 0 Comments

For years, the old brick buildings stood empty. Any visitor who came to Eastport would come down Washington Street and have it dead end into what became the core of the “Eastport Vacant Buildings Festival”. The block is immortalized in a youtube video entitled “Lament” from 1989, as a sad, desolate and lonely place. Things [...]

New Shows and Receptions Highlight Weekend

New Shows and Receptions Highlight Weekend

Posted by admin in ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 08. Jul, 2010 | 1 Comment

Four new exhibitions and three receptions make the second weekend in July an exciting time for Art lovers in Eastport. Thursday night, Dan Butler commemorates his first year in Eastport with a series of impressionistic colored Pencil drawings celebrating his love for his new home. There will be a reception at the Knott’s So Famous [...]

Treasure map

Treasure map

Posted by admin in ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries on 09. Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments

art-walk-map By clicking on this link a visitor can find a printable draft of an Eastport Artwalk Map. The listings would be as follows: 1- Northeastern Art Foundry 2- Arthur Cadeiux Studio/Gallery 3- Crow Tracks Woodworking (really a little further south on Water St) 4- The Tides Institute and Museum of Art 5- The Commons [...]

Open For Business

Open For Business

Posted by admin in Galleries, Main Page on 27. May, 2010 | 0 Comments

The last week in May is different from previous May’s in Eastport. The summer season has already begun, the restaurants are all open, and almost all of the Galleries and Studios in town are opening weeks before they usually do. While Eastport’s Artisans and entrepeneurs definitely march to different drums, they all are interested in [...]

May Flowers in Eastport

May Flowers in Eastport

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 17. May, 2010 | 0 Comments

While naturalists converge on downeast Washington County for the Down East Spring Birding Festival, May 28-31, here’s a reminder that this week is the last week of the “He Saw, She Saw” exhibition at the Knott’s So Famous Art Gallery. This show will be replaced on Friday the 21st with Don Dunbar’s “Wildlife Watching”. Don [...]

We saw “He Saw, She Saw”

We saw “He Saw, She Saw”

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries on 06. May, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Knott’s so Famous Art Gallery, in the Rose Garden on Dana Street, has just kicked of the 2010 Eastport Gallery show season in Eastport with a wonderful presentation of “He Saw, She Saw”. The show features the photographs of local photographer Thom Kimes and artistic interpretations of them by Eastport’s Cheri Walton. The result [...]

Eastport Arts Spring to Life

Eastport Arts Spring to Life

Posted by admin in ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 26. Apr, 2010 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Maine are faced with a difficult decision in the spring. The whole state bursts out in vernal glory. In May, when much of the rest of the United States is starting to get hot, and springtime is fading, Maine is coming into it’s own. Visitors need to experience this most beautiful season, smell [...]

Donald Sutherland: Home is where the Art Is

Donald Sutherland: Home is where the Art Is

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries on 24. Apr, 2010 | 3 Comments

Donald Sutherland embraces Eastport. He finds great comfort in the beautiful bay, the old brick buildings, the tree-lined streets with the green and white houses of his childhood. There aren’t near as many boats in the harbor, and the streets don’t bustle on Saturday, when people would come from all around to do their shopping [...]

The Breakwater Gallery: On the Edge

The Breakwater Gallery: On the Edge

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, Galleries, Main Page on 13. Apr, 2010 | 0 Comments

Cynthia and Michael Morse had a vision when they saw the Sharland Building in 2004. They were thinking that the fine old brick building, dated 1887 and overlooking the breakwater in downtown Eastport, would make an excellent site for a gallery. So they bought the half at 93 Water Street, thinking that the downstairs would [...]

Taking the Eastport Artwalk

Taking the Eastport Artwalk

Posted by admin in Artist Profiles, ArtWalk Schedule, Galleries, Main Page on 25. Mar, 2010 | 1 Comment

You can actually take the Eastport Artwalk on almost any day from late spring through early fall. Venue: Ostrander Studio/Gallery Starting from the North end of town Elizabeth Ostrander’s Studio/Gallery/Garden at 83 Clark Street is a perfect beginning. Elizabeth works with all mediums: Clay, paint, old washing machine parts, some of everything. Elizabeth’s Garden is [...]