Addition to the Ward Museum to serve as education center, meeting space

SALISBURY — The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University will host the groundbreaking ceremony of the new John A. Luetkemeyer Sr. and Thomas F. Mullan Jr. Legacy Center on Tuesday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to noon.

 

John A. Luetkemeyer Jr. and Thomas F. Mullan III donated a combined gift of $400,000 for the construction of the new facility at the museum to be named in honor their late fathers.

 

With their generous donation, the new building will add 2,300 square feet to the museum and be used as an education center and flexible meeting space to serve the growing needs of educational and cultural programs for all ages. The center will enable the museum to serve grade-wide school field trips for the first time. It will also incorporate environmentally sustainable design.

 

The community is invited to celebrate with donors and supporters of the Ward Foundation and Salisbury University as they break ground on the new facility.

 

Light refreshments will be provided.

 

Those who wish to attend should RSVP by Friday, May 15 by calling 410-742-4988, ext. 105 or wardinfo@salisbury.edu.

 

For more information contact Lora Bottinelli at 410-742-4988 or lmbottinelli@salisbury.edu.

An architectural rendering of the new “Legacy Center” addition for the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury. Groundbreaking is set for May 19.

An architectural rendering of the new “Legacy Center” addition for the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury. Groundbreaking is set for May 19.

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