Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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December 6, 2012

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ASHLAND — HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

Shopping

‰The gift shop has beautiful handmade Kentucky jewelry, Kentucky Proud food products and Ashland and Kentucky souvenirs.

Exhibits

‰Through January — “Beauty and Extravagant Vanity.”

‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”

‰Through Jan. 4 — “Holidays at the Highlands.”

Permanent exhibits

‰“Early Kentucky.”

‰“Digging Deeper.”

‰”Country Music Heritage Hall.”

‰“School Daze.”

‰“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit.”

‰“William E. Martin Military Exhibit.”

‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas.”

Children’s Exhibits

‰”Treehouse of My Own.”

‰”Discovery Cavern.”

‰“The Aqua Zone.”

‰“River Expedition.”

Events

‰Through Jan. 4 — Gingerbread houses on display.

‰Saturday and Dec. 15, 1 to 3 p.m. — Holiday cookie decorating class. $10 per person. Call the museum for reservation.

‰Saturday, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Pictures with Santa.

‰Saturday, 12:30 to 1 p.m. — Performance by the International Folklanders.

Reservations may be made by calling (606) 329-8888 or email christine@highlandsmuseum.com.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and children two years old and younger admitted free. Rentals of Main Hall for wedding receptions or private parties are available. Call the museum for details.

Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

Exhibits

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

‰Through Feb. 3 and Feb. 23 through Oct. 20 — Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.

‰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.

‰Through Feb. 3 — Curator’s choice: Barrie Kaufman.

Camps/Classes

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

Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 2033 McCoy Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.

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