artsipelago studio tour


Artsipelago is the distinctive arts and culture of a group of islands, peninsulas and adjacent areas located on the international Maine/New Brunswick coastal border region including Passamaquoddy and Cobscook Bays and the St. Croix River—a region historically known as the Passamaquoddy region. The Artsipelago initiative is an ongoing year-round guide and passport for locally distinctive arts and culture in the region.

The Two Countries, One Bay – Artsipelago Studio Tour, is a celebration of the area culture featuring a range of artist studios (fine arts, crafts and traditional arts), galleries and shops, local farms and foods, farmer’s markets, festivals, music (classical to kitchen music jams), theater and film, cultural institutions and sites, lighthouses, parks and more. The free, self-guided tour between Eastern Maine and New Brunswick Canada  provides a unique opportunity to watch traditional and fine arts demonstrations, view the artists at work in their studios, and inquire about the artist’s creative experience. Make sure to bring your passport to enjoy all of the offerings.


Artsipelago Studio Tour takes place between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

2016 dates include:

July 16 and 23


The International Passamaquoddy Bay Region – from Eastport & Lubec, Maine, to Campobello, St. Andrews, and Grand Manan, New Brunswick. For a complete list of artists, regional map, and suggested travel routes visit
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while in town

Experience the unique culture & exquisite beauty of the Passamaquoddy Bay region. From salmon & seafood festivals, to Kingsbrae Garden, (a 27-acre horticulture masterpiece); from West Quoddy Head Light, the easternmost lighthouse in the United States, to Celtic concerts, there is an abundance of activities.

getting here

The International Passamaquoddy Bay Region is approximately 100 miles east of Bangor and Ellsworth.


For information about this artwalk please contact the event organizer:

Tides Institute & Museum of Art
Samantha Williams
Phone: 207-853-4047

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