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Wendell Gilley Museum
Established 1981
Location 4 Herrick Road
Southwest Harbor, Maine
Type Art Museum

Wendell Gilley was a bird watcher and artist who carved birds in wood on Mount Desert Island, Maine. He started out carving two-inch wooden birds for Abercrombie & Fitch.

Wendell Gilley Museum

The Wendell Gilley Museum in Southwest Harbor, Maine, which opened in July 1981, displays hundreds of examples of Gilley's work. The museum also features works by other woodcarvers, including a collection of miniature waterfowl by the Cape Cod carver who inspired Gilley, A. Elmer Crowell.

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