2022 Ward Museum Photo Festival

Grand Champion - Affection by Robin Harrison

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University invites photographers to join us for the online event. Submissions will be accepted from September 1, 2022, until October 31, 2022. There are two divisions, Photographer and Youth Photographer (age 17 and younger). Photographers compete to be the Grand Champion and Youth Photographers compete for Youth Grand Champion. For more… Read more »

Chesapeake Challenge

Chesapeake Challenge Logo

The competition pays tribute to old working decoys while encouraging the carving of new ones. Also held is the Contemporary Antique Competition which challenges carvers to try to emulate the appearance of antique decoys. The 2022 species for Contemporary Antique is Scoter (any of the 3 US species). Mail in your decoys or bring them… Read more »

2022 Ward Worlds: Ross Smoker: Carving for Beginners

11. Best In Woodpeckers Red Bellied Woodpecker By Ross Smoker

Ross Smoker: Carving for Beginners Sunday, April 24th, 9:00 am-Noon at the Ward Museum Ross Smoker leads a class in basic carving techniques to create a miniature woodpecker. Participants will finish the class with an unpainted woodpecker. Tools and materials provided. Click the plus sign to add one to your cart

Earth Week Cleanup

Help us celebrate Earth Week and gear up for the Ward World Championship by cleaning up Schumaker Pond and our nature trail! Join Ward Museum staff and volunteers to pick up litter and keep our trail beautiful. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Don’t forget the proper footwear!