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The signature of master carver, Wendell Gilley

Museum in Southwest Harbor will host its 112th open house

By Nina Gormley on Aug. 13, 2016, at 12:55 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072447555; wendellgilleymuseum.org SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Wendell Gilley Museum will hold its annual free open house on the birthday of its namesake, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at …
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Join A Flight of Swallows Wine Tasting Benefit in Northeast Harbor August 4th

By Nina Gormley on July 13, 2016, at 3:59 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: The Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Road, Northeast Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072447555; wendellgilleymuseum.org/exhibits/events.html A Flight of Swallows, the 5th annual migration of the exclusive wine-tasting benefit for the Wendell Gilley Museum will alight in Northeast Harbor at the Neighborhood …
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Mourning Warbler Pair

Annual Whittle-a-Warbler Workshop June 11th at the Gilley Museum

By Nina Gormley on May 27, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072447555; wendellgilleymuseum.org As warblers flit around the blossoming trees, capturing early-emerging insects, birders are once again challenged to train their binoculars on them and identify them by field …
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Owl be seeing you at the Gilley Museum Spring Open House May 29th

By Nina Gormley on May 20, 2016, at 11:35 a.m.
Sunday, May 29, 2016 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072447555; wendellgilleymuseum.org The annual Spring Open House and Carving Show at the Wendell Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor will be held Sunday, May 29th from noon – 4 …
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Feline Feathers featured at Gilley Museum Holiday Open House and Carving Show

By Nina Gormley on Dec. 05, 2015, at 2:43 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072447555; wendellgilleymuseum.org SOUTHWEST HARBOR — ‘Tis the season for the annual Holiday Open House and Carving Show noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at the Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 …
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Wendell Gilley in his Southwest Harbor workshop circa 1970

Free Admission Day at the Gilley Museum August 21st

By Nina Gormley on Aug. 14, 2015, at 12:27 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072447555; wendellgilleymuseum.org Friday, August 21, the Wendell Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor is offering a day of free admission to the public in honor of its famous namesake …
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Wine tasting event will benefit museum in Southwest Harbor

By Nina Gormley on July 29, 2015, at 12:04 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: The Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Road, Northeast Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072447555; wendellgilleymuseum.org NORTHEAST HARBOR, Maine — The Wendell Gilley Museum invites ticketed guests to spread their wings join the fourth annual Flight of Swallows, its exclusive wine tasting event, …
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A Visit With Ashley Bryan at the Wendell Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor

By Nina Gormley on July 24, 2015, at 3:27 p.m.
Immerse yourself in the art, history and nature of beloved, acclaimed artist Ashley Bryan’s work, selected from his prodigious output during the course of his 92 years and counting. The third manifestation of A Visit With Ashley Bryan, an exhibition created by The Ashley Bryan Center opened at The Wendell …
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Whittle-a-Warbler Workshop at the Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor

By Nina Gormley on May 26, 2015, at 5:28 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 2072447555; wendellgilleymuseum.org/education/workshops.html Whether you have always wanted to give bird carving a try, or want a unique way to hone your identification skills, this one-day workshop will enhance …
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Tufted Titmice Flock to Wendell Gilley Museum for Holiday Open House and Carving Show

By Nina Gormley on Dec. 10, 2014, at 11:02 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-244-7555; wendellgilleymuseum.org Get ready to fly in for the annual holiday open house and carving show at the Wendell Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor, Sunday, December 14 from …
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Free Museum Admission on Wendell Gilley’s Birthday

By Nina Gormley on Aug. 15, 2014, at 12:20 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-244-7555; wendellgilleymuseum.org Thursday, August 21, marks what would have been renowned bird carver Wendell Gilley’s 110th birthday. To commemorate the occasion, the Wendell Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor …
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August 13th Flight of Swallows wine tasting features California wines

By Nina Gormley on Aug. 07, 2014, at 4:28 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Road, Northeast Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-244-7555; wendellgilleymuseum.org/index.html The Wendell Gilley Museum is hosting its third annual Flight of Swallows on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at the Neighborhood House …
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Common Tern Pair, Wendell Gilley 1976

For a springtime celebration of bird carving, “tern” to the Wendell Gilley Museum

By Nina Gormley on May 08, 2014, at 11:29 a.m.
Sunday, May 25, 2014 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-244-7555; wendellgilleymuseum.org/ Please join the Wendell Gilley Museum on Sunday, May 25, 2014, from noon to 4 p.m. for its annual Spring Open House, Carving Show, and Sale. …
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A whimbrel pair. Carvings of these handsome birds will be on display at the Wendell Gilley Museum’s holiday open house and carving show, Sunday, December 15, from noon until 4:00 p.m.

Walk through a Whimbrel Wonderland at the Wendell Gilley Museum’s Holiday Open House and Carving Show

By Nina Gormley on Dec. 05, 2013, at 3:04 p.m.
Please join the Wendell Gilley Museum on Sunday, December 15, 2013, from noon to 4 p.m. for its annual holiday open house and carving show. The Gilley welcomes the community to enjoy a festive afternoon featuring newly carved whimbrels from this fall’s carving class, as well as other recent work …
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Join the November 10 Carolina Wren Carving Class at the Wendell Gilley Museum

By Nina Gormley on Nov. 02, 2013, at 2:21 p.m.
Create your own hanging Carolina Wren ornament on Sunday, November 10, from 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This shy bird can be hard to spot out in the woods, but during this one-day workshop you’ll be rewarded with an up-close study of the Carolina Wren’s cinnamon plumage, white eyebrow stripe, …
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Morning Announcement, 2013, graphite and conté on paper by Robert Pollien

Wear Black, Get Free Admission before End of Robert Pollien Exhibit at the Wendell Gilley Museum

By Nina Gormley on Oct. 18, 2013, at 4:15 p.m.
October 31, 2013 is the last day of Naturally Drawn: Recent Works by Robert Pollien at the Wendell Gilley Museum. Wear black, in honor of the crows and in mourning for the exhibit’s closure, and receive free admission into the museum from now through Halloween. Visit the Wendell Gilley Museum, …

Free Admission to the Wendell Gilley Museum with a Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! Ticket

By Nina Gormley on Sept. 18, 2013, at 2:16 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: Karim Slifka; 207-244-7555; wendellgilleymuseum.org The Wendell Gilley Museum will open its doors free-of-charge on Saturday, September 28, 2013, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! …

Join the Wendell Gilley Museum during the Acadia Night Sky Festival for Hoo’s that Calling in the Night

By Nina Gormley on Sept. 18, 2013, at 1:31 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 1 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Wendell Gilley Museum, 4 Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine For more information: Karim Slifka; 207-244-7555; wendellgilleymuseum.org On Thursday, September 26, 2013, The Wendell Gilley Museum will host “Hoo’s that Calling in the Night?” from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The …
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Morning Announcement, 2013, graphite and conté on paper by Robert Pollien

Robert Pollien Talks at the Gilley about Becoming an Artist Twice

By Nina Gormley on Aug. 28, 2013, at 11:52 a.m.
Visitors of the Wendell Gilley Museum enjoyed an opportunity to hear artist Robert Pollien share his perspective during a gallery talk on August 21. Narrated to slides of his drawings, paintings, and crow photographs, Pollien told the story of how his work evolved in the context of his life. Coming …
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than 60 guests attended the members’ reception to open Naturally Drawn: Recent Works of Robert Pollien on August 7 at the Wendell Gilley Museum.

Robert Pollien Exhibit Opens at Wendell Gilley Museum with Gallery Talk on August 21

By Nina Gormley on Aug. 16, 2013, at 11:53 a.m.
The Wendell Gilley Museum held a members’ reception on August 7 to open Naturally Drawn: Recent Works by Robert Pollien, on exhibit now through October 31, 2013. The artist will deliver a gallery talk at the Gilley on August 21 at 7:00 p.m., which is free and open to the …