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Holiday Season

We at BIMI wish all of you the merriest of holidays! We continue to give thanks for all those that visited and supported us during the 2021 season and have plans to do even more in 2022. We  ask that you consider giving a gift to BIMI  so that we can continue to improve our programs and help our visitors “Learn…to love Block island.”. Click on the donate button below or mail a check to BIMI, PO Box 358, Block Island, RI 02807 and help us continue to bring the wonders of the Block Island marine environment to all our visitors.

BIMI is a nonprofit 501c3 organization and donations are tax deductible. For more information email us at

BIMI has closed for the 2021 season. We look forward to seeing you in 2022.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday Talks

Tuesday Talks will resume next season.


More information to follow.


The island as classroom:
The College Crusade comes to Block Island

The College Crusade visits Block Island. Standing, from left, Block Island Maritime Institute Program Director Valerie Preler, College Crusade Teachers Harry Moore and Omar Valerio. Seated, from left, are students Ricardo Vicente, Kaheim Horacius, Kaishawn Goncalves, teacher Genesis Castaneda, students Matheo Perez, Leo Chan and Alan de la Cruz. Photos by Lars Trodson.

Giving To BIMI

BIMI greatly appreciates your support. Consider making a donation today. Your donation directly supports our mission, “to provide and foster educational programs and maritime activities including marine science and maritime heritage for residents and visitors on Block Island.”