Duck Decoy Day

Sunday, February 9, 2014, Noon–4 PM

Explore the decoys (and quilts, walking sticks, carvings, and more) in Uncommon Folk: Traditions in American Art and the display of duck decoys, courtesy of local collectors, in Windhover Hall. Join us for workshops, demos, contests, and more. Special guest Herb Desch of the Midwest Decoy Collector's Association will share the history of vintage decoy making and collecting.

12–4 PM

  • Duck Decoy Collections on display
  • Duck Decoy Carving Demonstration: Mike Trudel
  • Chainsaw Artist: Bob Younger
  • Ask a Conservator: Conserving Folk Art / Caring for Your Collection

12:30–1:30 PM

  • Duck Calling Demonstration: Jonathan Boettcher

12:30–3:30 PM

  • Bluegrass Music: Pike Creek

1 and 3 PM

1:30 PM

  • Workshop: Duck Decoy Collecting with Herb Desch, Midwest Duck Decoy Association

2:00 PM

  • Duck Calling Contest. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place

Sponsored by the Milwaukee Art Museum's American Arts Society

Windhover Hall
Free with Museum admission