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Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
Established 1975 (current building in 1992)
Location 909 South Schumaker Drive
Salisbury, Maryland
Type Art[1]
Website Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art is located at 909 South Schumaker Drive, Salisbury, Maryland, United States. This museum has the most comprehensive collection of wildfowl carvings in the world, ranging from art sculptures to working decoys used by hunters.[1] The museum was named after Lem and Steve Ward from Crisfield, Maryland, two pioneers who moved decoy carvings into the realm of fine art.[1]

The museum includes:[1]

  • Welcome Theatre
  • Decoy In Time
  • Habitat Theatre
  • Art Lamay Gallery
  • Decoy Study Gallery
  • The Ward Brothers’ Workshop
  • Championship Gallery


  1. ^ a b c d The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art brochure, circa 1995.

External links

  • Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art (official website)

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