Tides Institute & Museum of Art - StudioWorks Artist-in-Residency Program

General information

Brief description of organisation

Mission: Founded in 2002 in Eastport Maine, USA, the Tides Institute & Museum of Art is located on the Atlantic coast at the US/Canada border. This boundary location shapes its perspective on the region and the broader world through its initiatives and programs to foster new innovative and cross-sector works; through its wide-ranging collections, education and preservation e?arts; and through its partnerships and endeavors to strengthen the region’s economic prosperity, vitality, and wider connections.

Organisation founded in

1973

Brief description of residency program

StudioWorks at the Tides Institute & Museum of Art (TIMA) offers residency opportunities to visual artists in order to deepen and develop their practice within a community setting. Our studios, museum and housing are located within the historic downtown and working waterfront of Eastport, Maine and overlook the U.S./Canada boundary. The residency provides a unique experience for an artist to play an active role in our creative community.

The StudioWorks program mission, supported by national awards from ARTPLACE, is to place the arts in the center of the community and foster, engage and create a vital and vibrant downtown.

Residency program since

2013

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Textile Art
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Printmaking
  • Architecture
Type of organisation
  • Part of a Gallery/Museum

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 2 weeks
Number of artists resident at one time

2

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Other

an element of this residency requires engagement with the community

Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Allowance/Stipend
Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

Ruraldowntown setting in small coastal city on the Maine/New Brunswick border

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Woodworking Tools
Number of studios

2

Type and size of studios

Private Studio

Accomodation
  • Private Room
  • Private Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

By train

The nearest Amtrak station is in Portland, Maine; and the nearest ViaRail is in Moncton, New Brunswick. Continue to Eastport by bus and/or car.

By plane

The nearest airport is Bangor International Airport (BGR) (http://www.flybangor.com/).

From Bangor, continue to Eastport via West´s Coastal Connection bus service or by rental car.

By car

Eastport, Maine, is located on the coastal border between Maine and New Brunswick. Travel from the south via Route 9 from Bangor, Maine, or Route 1 along the coastline. Turn on Route 190 off of Route 1 and continue 7 miles to Eastport.

Nearest airport

Bangor, Maine, USA or Saint John, NB, Canada

Contact information

Tides Institute & Museum of Art - StudioWorks Artist-in-Residency Program
43 Water Street, P.O. Box 161
04631 Eastport
United States of America

kmckinlay@tidesinstitute.org
www.tidesinstitute.org

Phone: (207) 853-4047

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