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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.


Birds are chirping, April showers are emerging and flowers are blooming, join the Ward museum as we welcome warm weather and celebrate Eastern Shore spring traditions.

Whether old or young, big or small there is fun for all. Start off your Tuesday mornings with eBirding by joining local birders, Ward Museum staff, SU students and faculty collect data on migrating bird populations. “Nature Tales for Tots” introduces the natural world to children between ages 3 to 6 every Wednesday of each month from 10-11 a.m. Check out the educational calendar for more details and fun filled activities for family and kids!

Think you have what it takes to paint and antique a Ruddy Duck or create a beautiful amulet bag using Delica beads? Buzz by the Museum to paint a Ruddy Duck with Bill Belote, March 28-29 from 9-5:00 p.m. and be amazed by what you have learned and created! Drop on in for Virginia Dreyer’s Bead-weaving workshop May 9, 2015 from 1-5 p.m. and accessorize in an innovative way.

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for April 24-26! Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD, is where you are going to want to be! The 45th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival is an international event where carvers, collectors and visitors from all over assemble. Shop at over 70 exhibitors booths, varying from folk art to fine jewelry, and participate in the live auction of world class carvings and decoys. Bring the children to Kids’ Corner for their own Wildfowl experience! Click on the link below to get your tickets now!

Spring Saturdays on the Delmarva are always the best, not too cold and not too hot but just right. Join us at our Delmarvalous Festival May 16 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This fun festival will include unique food, games and other family-friendly activities. Plan a visit today!



 Current Happenings
4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015 45th Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival More...
4/25/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Ross Smoker: Basic Head Carving #04154210 More...
5/9/2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Basic Traditional Bead-weaving w/ Virginia Dreyer More...
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