Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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October 11, 2012

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Entertainment in the Tri-State

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ASHLAND — HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

Exhibits

‰Oct. 20 through Feb. 3 — Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art .

‰Through Oct. 21 — Tri-State Arts Association, promotes the work of artists living and working in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

‰Through Oct. 28 — ”Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents: Enrique Chagoya.”

‰Through Nov. 18 — “Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.”

‰Nov. 3 through Jan. 27 — “Tracks: Photography and the Railroad” from the George Eastman House Collection.

‰ Nov. 10 through Feb. 3 — Curator’s choice: Barrie Kaufman.

‰Through Feb. 17 — Selected paintings from “The Daywood Collection.”

‰Through April 7 — “American Impressionism.” American Impressionists within the permanent collection include: Childe Hassam, J. Alden Weir, John Singer Sargent, Frank Benson, W. Elmer Schofield and Arthur Meltzer, to name a few.

Events

‰Oct. 21, 2 p.m. —  Author discussion and book signing. Dr. Jean Edward Smith speaks about his latest book titled "Eisenhower in War and Peace."

‰Nov. 1, 7 p.m.—  Katherine Ross public presentation.

‰Nov. 6, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. —  The museum shop holiday preview.

‰Nov. 9, 5:30 p.m. —  Opening reception and 60th anniversary celebration of the Huntington Museum of Art and curator's choice: Barrie Kaufman.

Camps/Classes

‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — KidsArt Club. Free.

For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.

JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.

‰What’s new at the JSF?  More junior books are available as e-books. “Red Mule” and “The Rightful Owner” are available on Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Book e-readers for $3.99 each.

‰The JSF Regional Readers book group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 5:45 p.m. October’s selection is “Men of Valor: Combat Stories of WWII Veterans from Southern Ohio and Eastern Kentucky” by G. Sam Piatt. The author will discuss his book at the Oct. 30 meeting. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome.  The complete reading list for 2012 is available at the JSF website at jsfbooks.com.

‰The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.

‰The Leming Art Gallery features works by area artists and photographs by William “Pictureman” Mullins.

‰The JSF Bookstore offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; pottery; gift items; Mom Blakeman’s Creamed Pull Candy; and Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars; assorted and sugar-free chocolates; and bourbon balls.  Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.

‰The Young Readers’ Corner features Jesse Stuart’s junior books as well as books for children by Billy C. Clark and other regional authors; books in the “Childhood of Famous Americans” series; and resources for teachers of reading.

The Jesse Stuart Foundation is at 1645 Winchester Ave. in Ashland and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call (606) 326-1667, visit jsfbooks.com, or friend us on Facebook.

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