Galleries and Museums
Looking for something to do? Enjoy a permanent or rotating exhibit at one of SU’s popular museums and galleries!
Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Home to some of the nation’s oldest documents, the Nabb Center is a treasure trove for historians and researchers alike, containing thousands of archival holdings from the Eastern Shore, Delmarva Peninsula and beyond. Located inside SU’s Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons, the Nabb Center offers several exhibits annually spotlighting aspects of the region’s rich heritage.
Franklin P. Perdue Museum of Business and Entrepreneurship
Frank Perdue made advertising history with his “It Takes a Tough Man to Make a Tender Chicken” campaigns. Learn more about the values, philosophies and business models of the family-owned and operated Perdue Farms company in this interactive space. The Perdue Museum of Business and Entrepreneurship is located inside SU’s Perdue Hall, home of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business.
SU Art Galleries
With two galleries on campus and one in downtown Salisbury, SU Art Galleries is a hub for contemporary artists on the Eastern Shore and throughout the U.S. Annual student shows combine with solo and adjudicated group exhibits to feature graphic design and 2-dimensional art to sculpture, installation, new media and more. Exhibits rotate and gallery hours vary.
Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
Surrounded by wildlife in the heart of the Atlantic Flyway, the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art features the world’s largest public collection of decorative and antique decoys. Honoring the legacy of brothers and master carvers Lem and Steve Ward, the museum explores the relationships between art, nature and culture with exhibits, events and programs. USA Today called it one of the 10 best places in the U.S. to view American folk art.