Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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December 13, 2012

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ASHLAND — HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

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

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.

JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

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

‰The JSF Store will be open on Saturdays before Christmas and on Christmas Eve from noon to 4 p.m., and until 5:30 p.m. on weekdays.

‰The JSF Store will be open on Saturdays before Christmas from noon to 4 p.m. and on Christmas Eve, and until 5:30 p.m. on weekdays.

‰The JSF Regional Readers book discussion group takes a break in December. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5:45 p.m. The January selection is “The Lacuna” by Barbara Kingsolver. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome.

‰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; Granville 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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