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909 South Schumaker Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804

Museum Hours

Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Stretch Goal



Raised to Date



Gifts of $500 or more
receive recognition on the
Campaign Wall in the
museum lobby. Naming
level opportunities are
available at higher



Press Releases

Groundbreaking Event

Luetkemeyer and Mullan

Henson Foundation

Major Gifts to Campaign


Additional Info

Annual Report

Campaign Video




2017 Finish Line

To date we have raised just over $1.6M of our $2.4M campaign goal. The finish line is in sight for this effort to renew and expand the Ward Museum for the benefit of our community and generations to come. Please consider a gift today to help us reach our goal.

Campaign Projects by Priority

John A. Luetkemeyer Sr. and Thomas F. Mullan Jr. Legacy Center
2,200 waterfront addition to the Ward Museum, equipped as a 21st century learning center

Richard A. Henson Education Center
Renovation and equipping of classroom/workshop space, and a new kitchen for events

Sam Dyke Gateway to Outdoor Discovery
Landscaping and trail connections between the Legacy Center, Museum lobby and nature trails

Gallery Renovations
Including Ward Brothers Gallery and Championship Gallery

Grounds, Parking Lot and Roadside
Enhancements including new roadside marquee sign and entry gardens


Recent Success
Thanks to our many generous campaign donors we have been able to support many improvements in the past two years.

Sam Dyke Gateway to Outdoor Discovery construction (interior)


Henry Fleckenstein Decoy Study Gallery renovation


Treetops Gifts renovation


Victor Oristano Meeting Room construction



LaMay Gallery renovations



Collections Preservation



If you would like to donate now, please visit our online store Treetops or download a donation reply sheet to mail with your donation to:

909 S Schumaker Drive,
Salisbury, MD 21804.

Funds to support the Soar to New Heights Capital Campaign can also be contributed to the Salisbury University Foundation. Please indicate Ward Capital Campaign in the "Donor Comment" field of the form.


For Internal Revenue Service reporting purposes, the Ward Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit Maryland Corporation. The Ward Foundation Federal Tax ID Number: 23-7088071.

For more information contact Executive Director Lora Bottinelli at (410) 742-4988 ext. 111 or lmbottinelli@salisbury.edu.