Winter greetings from the Gilley! Regular visitor hours concluded December 14th and will resume in May. During the winter, members' carving club meets every Friday afternoon from 1 - 4 pm, weather permitting; new members are welcome anytime. Groups are welcome, by appointment and winter carving programs will begin February 8th. Meanwhile, pay us a virtual visit on Facebook and be sure to "Like" the Gilley while you browse to stay in touch with current happenings.
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. It 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.