Photo Galleries

A picture is worth a thousand words

These photo galleries feature images taken by VIMS faculty, staff, and students in the lab and in the field, as well as images from our photo archives. Visit a gallery to get a first-hand look  at who we are, what we do, and some of the marine organisms we study.


VIMS 2017 Photo Contest
This annual photo contest provides an opportunity for VIMS faculty, staff, and students to show off their artistic talents.
Previous contest winners: 201620152014 | 201320122011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

VIMS Class Pictures (1964-2018)
Fashions may change, but the passion for marine science remains.

The Early Days
These historical photographs illustrate life and work at VIMS in the 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.

Gloucester Point
A pictorial history of Gloucester Point and VIMS between 1937 and 2007 from aerial photographs and satellite images.

Early Vessels
Climb aboard the RV Virginia Lee and other early VIMS vessels.

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