Artists Residencies @ StudioWorks

Applications are accepted from the U.S. and Abroad.
Next Annual Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015.

Bridging Borders, Exploring Boundaries

The Tides Institute is located directly on the U.S./Canada border. This location shapes its cross-border perspective to the broader world.

Building Collections, Fostering New Works

The Tides Institute is building wide ranging collections and
fostering a range of new works.

New Year's Eve Sardine & Maple Leaf Drop

This annual event, sponsored and organized by the Tides Institute,
consistently attracts national media attention.

Ongoing Restoration of Historic Campus

The Tides Institute's historic campus consists of three buildings dating from the 1820s to the 1880s. Restoration is ongoing.

Bridging Borders, Exploring Boundaries

The Tides Institute & Museum of Art (TIMA) sits on the edge of the Bay of Fundy coast, directly on the U.S./Canada border between New England and the Atlantic Provinces. Weaving together a range of cross-border interests, initiatives, resources and alliances to develop a new kind of cultural institution of significance — TIMA creates the critical mass, synergy and connectedness to tackle longer term and broader cultural and place based projects and issues.

National ArtPlace Funding

Jamie Bennett, director of the national ArtPlace initiative (in center of photo), visiting the Tides Institute. ArtPlace has twice awarded funding to the Tides Institute for its ongoing efforts.


The Tides Institute's developing downtown StudioWorks facility combines an artists residencies program and workshop teaching space with state of the art energy efficient operations in a restored historic building.

QP: Spherical Panoramas

Over one hundred 360 degree spherical panoramas (up, down, all around) have been produced of unique places along the eastern coast of Maine. From interiors and exteriors of buildings to wider landscapes, they're can be viewed online. A Tides Institute project and part of a larger online Quality of Place (QP) initiative.

CulturePass Online

Subscribe to CulturePass - online cultural events listings to the greater Passamaquoddy border region (20 communities, U.S/Canada). Receive weekly cultural events posting in your email box. A project of the Tides Institute.


Artsipelago is a map and guide to the best of the locally distinctive culture of the international Passamaquoddy region of coastal Maine and New Brunswick. Use the guide to tour the region. Become part of the guide as an artist, cultural organization, or as a supporter. A project of the Tides Institute.