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 »
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 »
Peter Palumbo: “Ask the Expert: Virtual Carving Critique” Sunday, April 24th, 1:00 pm ONLINE Get feedback from Living Legend Peter Palumbo and join other fellow carvers in a virtual critique and Q&A session to help improve your carving skills! Held over Zoom, all attendees will have the opportunity to share a piece of their choosing to be… Read more »
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
Russell Fish: Retro Float Decoy Saturday, April 23rd, 1:00 – 4:00 pm at the Ward Museum Join Captain Russell Fish from Chincoteague Island, Virginia for a retro decoy workshop doing a 1950s bufflehead net float decoy. Using 1950s materials this class will include assembly, rigging, and painting to make a functioning hunting bufflehead decoy. A… Read more »
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!
The Smoker Brothers: Rich & Ross Smoker – Carve and Paint a Ward Style Scaup 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Crisfield Heritage Museum Beginner-advanced, micro-motor, or hand tool carving. Join Rich and Ross Smoker to carve, paint, and finish a classic Ward Brothers-style scaup. Click the plus sign to add one to your… Read more »