CulturePass is your window into the artistic and cultural richness of the greater international Passamaquoddy region including Cobscook and Passamaquoddy Bays and the St. Croix River.




Paddle Canada Level -2 Skills

Deer Island, New Brunswick Deer Island

The Paddle Canada Level-2 Skills program is designed to help paddlers build comfort and competence in more exposed waters and allow for improved boat handling and confident rescue and safety skills. With the goal of developing towards self-reliant paddlers, this program will improve upon our navigation skills and decision-making to allow for touring and play in more challenging waters. We will work to refine existing skills from the Level-1 program and introduce new skills including linking strokes into maneuvers, weather interpretation, paddling in currents and swell and an introduction to rolling.


Scarecrow Festival – Calais, ME

Calais Triangle Park Calais

Celebrate the turn of the season in downtown Calais, Saturday, September 27 with the Scarecrow Festival & Harvest Dinner.

Spend the day wandering the craft & vendor fair, sign up for a mini photography session, join or watch the Skateboard Jam, and join your neighbors in an outdoor harvest dinner.  Finish the evening walking a haunted trail or send your teens to an evening dance!  


Walkabout: A Photographic Exhibit

Grand Manan Museum 1141 Route 776, Grand Manan

Walkabout is a exhibition of 54 photographic diptychs (16"x20") inspired by my year-round daily walks on Grand Manan, in all kinds of weather, with my hiking companions: Milly, a 10-year-old […]


Art Exhibit: Reflections

Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre 139 Water Street, ST. Andrews

Reflections is a show with ten abstract paintings made with Mexico’s cochineal dye and oil paint. This body of work aims to communicate the visual sensation of a space in a geometric composition which reflect the identity of the space. Fabiola Martinez is inspired by the old architectural structures around the world and recreates the mist of the Saint John Harbour for atmosphere.


Art Exhibit: Junctures

Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre 139 Water Street, ST. Andrews

A wood worker, a ceramist, a basket maker and a paper weaver have worked together to each produce four new pieces as well as four collaborative pieces for their show, Junctures. All of the work is in 3D finely crafted of clay, wood, plant fibre and paper.


StudioWorks Artist Talk: Hilary Lorenz & Julie Harrison

Online Event Anywhere you can connect to the internet, ME

StudioWorks Artists-in-Residence Julie Harrison and Hilary Lorenz will be featured in an online open studio and artist talk virtual event on Thursday, September 17 at 7 pm.
For more information about the artists, see their websites: and To register for this artist talk, please email prior to 5 pm on Thursday, September 17 to receive login information. StudioWorks Artist Talks are recorded and made available for viewing on the Tides Institute’s YouTube channel and the Tides Institute website.