Artist Residencies @ StudioWorks

TIMA's Artist Residency Program is open to artists from the U.S. and Abroad. Our StudioWorks Facility offers working studio and workshop space in an energy efficient historic building.

Bridging Borders, Exploring Boundaries

TIMA is located directly on the U.S./Canada border between New England and the Atlantic Provinces. This location shapes TIMA's cross-border perspective to the broader world.

Building Collections, Fostering New Works

TIMA's is building wide ranging collections that reflect the northeast U.S/Canada coast and connect it to a broader world. TIMA fosters new works through its Artist Residency Program and Hand Line Press.

New Year's Eve Sardine & Maple Leaf Drop

This annual cross-border event that features two drops (midnight Atlantic time and midnight Eastern time) is organized by TIMA and consistently attracts national media attention.

Restoration of Historic Campus

TIMA's Campus contains four nearby historic buildings dating from the 1820s to the 1880s. Two of the buildings are part of a National Register Historic District. Restoration of these buildings is ongoing.

Bridging Borders, Exploring Boundaries

Located directly on the U.S./Canada border between New England and the Atlantic Provinces, the Tides Institute & Museum of Art weaves together a range of cross-border interests, resources, and initiatives to build critical mass, synergy and connectedness.

National ArtPlace Funding

TIMA has received two consecutive awards from the national ArtPlace initiative. TIMA is the only institution in Maine to have received ArtPlace funding. Above, Jamie Bennett, director of ArtPlace during a visit to TIMA.

StudioWorks

TIMA's downtown StudioWorks facility combines working studio and workshop space with an artist residency program. Housed in an energy efficient historic building, StudioWorks opened in June, 2013.

CulturePass

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

Artsipelago

Artipelago serves as a cultural guide (in print and online) to the greater Passamaquoddy border region (20 communities, U.S./Canada). Join as an artist or cultural organization. Or become a supporter. A project of the Tides Institute.

Panoramas

Over 120 spherical panoramas (360 degree views) of special places (interiors and exteriors of buildings, natural and built landscapes) along the eastern coast of Maine have been commissioned by TIMA. They can all be found online.