Fall at the Ward Museum
It’s that time of year again, when the air becomes crisp and the leaves begin to change colors. Here at the Ward Museum there is no shortage of change for the fall season.
The month of October rings in the museum’s fall festival season, starting with the Chesapeake Wildfowl Expo and Antique Evaluation Night. Expo takes place on October 11 and features a market place for all things waterfowl. In addition, you can watch seasoned waterfowl carvers partake in the Chesapeake Challenge and Old Decoy Competitions. Children attending can show their creativity at the Kids Corner where they will make take home craft projects. Admission to the Chesapeake Wildfowl Expo is free, making it a great activity for families.
The 2nd Antique Evaluation Night, inspired by Antiques Road Show, will be on October 15 from 3 to 6 p.m. We will have evaluators to cover a wide-range of antiques. Stop by to see the excitement or bring your items to be evaluated.
Throughout fall the Ward Museum offers a variety of exhibits and workshops. On October 3, the LaMay Galley will showcase Lloyd J. Tyler: Folk Artist, Decoy Maker. Guest speaker Henry Stansbury will discuss this Crisfield carver on during Expo, at 2 p.m. on October 11. The exhibit’s opening reception will follow at 3-5:00 p.m. Partake in a carving class with Bill Veasey or Bob Larkin in November. For photographers there will be dedicated weekend of workshops starting with Taking Better Photos with Bob Madden and ending with the Delmarva Photography Summit.
Whether you’re browsing our website or stopping in for a visit, keep in the mind that becoming a member of the Ward Museum affords you many opportunities and discounts. Membership contributions support the Ward Museum’s programs and community endeavors. The Ward Museum is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, so all donations are tax deductible. Join today to stay in the loop year-round!