Ward Museum

Celebrating the legacy of famed Eastern Shore decoy carvers Lem and Steve Ward, Salisbury University’s Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art celebrates art and nature with permanent and rotating exhibits, and dozens of special events each year.

World-Class Permanent Exhibits

Visitors year-round may learn more about the museum’s namesakes, as well as unique Eastern Shore history and the evolution of decoys from Native American hunters to decorative pieces created by some of the most influential carvers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Visit their website for information on hours and admission.

Rotating Exhibits Highlight Delmarva Artists and More

Changing exhibits at the museum celebrate Eastern Shore artists and traditions as well as representations of nature by artists throughout the U.S. and beyond. Check out a list of current exhibits.

Classes and Workshops

We host dozens of classes and workshops each year for youth and adults. Visit the museum’s website for a current schedule.

Special Events That Celebrate the Heritage of the Eastern Shore

Exciting Group Tours and Field Trips

We are happy to work with schools, non-profits, youth organizations and other groups for tours, field trips and special activities. Educational facilities include an outdoor living classroom and nature walk.

Reserve a Room for Your Special Occasions or Meeting

With its beautiful waterfront setting, enclosed pavilion, and digitally enhanced classroom and conference spaces, the Ward Museum is the perfect place to host your special occasions, meetings and other events. Contact them to make your reservations today.