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A Practiced Eye: Bob Hines

February 22 - May 12

LaMay Gallery Robert W. Hines was a wildlife artist who embodied the visual aspects of the federal conservation movement. This exhibit draws from an important collection of works donated to the museum by John and Frances Juriga of Elmyra, NY, longtime collectors, biographers, and enthusiasts of Hines’ work. As an illustrator, Hines was responsible for... Read more »

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Skilled Service: The Volunteer Art Show

April 19 - September 15

Welcome Gallery Many of the volunteers at the Ward Museum are accomplished artists themselves. The Welcome Gallery features a collection of works made using a variety of media and techniques by our dedicated volunteers.

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Ward World Championship Education Conference

April 22 - April 28

Create award-winning carvings with World Champion and professional carvers.  A full menu of one-, two-, three-, and four-day classes are offered in conjunction with the Ward World Championship by such artists as Rich Smoker, Pat Godin, and more. Registration in advanced is required; space is limited.

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Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival

April 26 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 4:00 pm
Roland E. Powell Convention Center 4100 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Carvers and visitors from across the world convene for the most prestigious competition of contemporary wildfowl art.  The event includes judging, benefit auction, classes, seminars, demonstrations, children's activities, and exhibitor booths of artisans and supplies. More information

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8:00 am

Drawing Birds with Ellen Lawler

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4100 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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Learn how to draw accurate birds with Salisbury University professor emeriti, Ellen Lawler. The workshop will cover the basics of bird anatomy, provide helpful resources, and suggestions for drawing living birds.  Students will work from photos and then spend time on the show floor drawing the competition pieces.

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