About the Empire

The Empire Theatre was built in 1882 on Block Island, RI. It is one of the oldest theaters in existence, in the country. Read more…

Now, with 35mm film projection fast becoming obsolete, the theater must convert to digital projection in order to stay open.

Please consider helping us achieve our fundraising goal by visiting our Kickstarter campaign starting July 6, 2013.

Help us spread the word by visiting and liking our facebook page! We’ll be posting regularly about our progress.