Block Island Resources
Explore over one hundred recordings of stories told by island residents. Collected beginning in 2000, these stories offer an intimate, personal way of preserving and sharing the heritage of this unique place.
Art Trail Map
Planning a visit to the island? History isn’t the only thing to see! Take a self-guided tour of local galleries and studios with the free Block Island Art Trail Map. Also includes farmers’ market locations.Download
An Evening Surrounded by Sea: Champagne, wine & appetizers, with a silent auction of art and antiques including “Portrait of an Era,” drawings by Laura B. Dodge; and black & white photographs by Jack Lynch. Held at a private home on Southest Road off Spring Street.Find out more »
Karin Sprague, Stone Carver, and Pam Gasner, Executive Director, lead this tour through the oldest section of the Island Cemetery.Find out more »
Jill Farinelli has reconstructed the origins of one of New England’s most chilling maritime mysteries in her new book The Palatine Wreck. Join her for this tour of the Palatine Graves, the last resting place of about twenty passengers and crew who died after the wreck. Limited tickets available.Find out more »
Our Museum offers a rich collection of artifacts and memorabilia that bring to life the history of the island over the past 2500 years. Exhibits change regularly.
Take a guided walking tours of the Old Harbor, a Manissean Village site, and more — including personalized genealogical tours to help you explore your own Block Island heritage.
The Museum Shop is a great place to find artwork by island artists, as well as historical photos, maps, posters, T-shirts, postcards, and all things Block Island.
Interested in hosting a private event at the Society? Talk to us!