Artists, galleries sought for cross-border guide

The Artisipelago directory from Tides Institute & Museum of Art promotes creators from New Brunswick and Maine. (File photo)

EASTPORT, Me. — The Tides Institute & Museum of Art in Maine is seeking artists, galleries, creative businesses, cultural institutions and sponsors around the Passamaquoddy Bay area to participate in the upcoming 2024 edition of the Artsipelago map and directory, which spotlights cultural offerings on both sides of the border.

The 2022 edition of Artsipelago marked the beginning of the organization’s collaboration with the Passamaquoddy Tribal Historic Preservation Office to accurately record significant place names throughout the region and add them to the map. This year’s edition will include an additional 20 place names.

If you live in Campobello, Deer Island, St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Bocabec, St. George, Blacks Harbour, Pennfield or Grand Manan and would like to participate, contact Lura Jackson at ljackson@tidesinstitute.org or 207-853-4047.

The deadline is March 15.

The Saint Croix Courier