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The Wendell Gilley Museum is a community center that celebrates the life and work of Wendell Gilley, a pioneer in the field of decorative bird carving. The Gilley Museum teaches the art of bird carving and presents art exhibitions and educational programs with a special focus on people, nature, and art. The Museum endeavors to inspire appreciation of the visual arts, engagement in artistic creativity, and respect and care for the natural world.Put Wendell Gilley Museum into our Southwest Harbor trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Southwest Harbor.
Wendell Gilley Museum Reviews
Wonderful carvings of birds by Gilley and others, paintings. When we were there a local carver was working and you could try your had at carving. more »
Friendly people met me at the front desk. They explained what to expect as I walked through. They said most people need 45 minutes to an hour. There are bird carvings and art from several... more »
An interesting museum full of unique hand carved wooden birds. There is also a small section for kids to check out.
The $5 admission is not worth how small the museum is or how pushy the staff is
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