THE SPEED ART MUSEUM
Through April 21 — “The Speed Art Museum at the Mansion” at the Governor’s mansion in Frankfort. Visit governorsmansion.ky.gov/visiting for information.
2035 S. Third St., Louisville. Call (502) 634-2700 or visit speedmuseum.org.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
Featured Artist for the Month of April Laura Moul, nationally certified master craftsman photographer, “A Photographic Journey”.
Thursdays, noon to 3 p.m. — Watercolor classes for beginners and intermediate painters. Call ahead to join. First class is free. Barbara Delligatti, instructor. Cost is $20.
Gallery and framing hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment.
The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from its 25 Tri-State artists.
1428 Winchester Ave., Ashland. The Thoroughbred Gallery is at 1430 Winchester Ave., Ashland.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.
‰Today, 6 p.m. — Open Mic Night.
April 18, 11 a.m. — Morning reading group
April 25, 7 p.m. — Evening reading group.
April 30, 6:45 p.m. — Mystery reading group.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 159 E. Main St., Morehead. For more information, call (606) 784-8364 or visit coffeetreebooks.com.
Friday 5 to 8 p.m. — First Friday Art Walk.
Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰The JSF Regional Readers will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday to discuss “Timmy and Susie and the Bootleggers’ Revenge” by Tim Callahan.
‰What’s New at the JSF? “A Guest on Earth: The Life and Poetry of Joy Bale Boone, Kentucky Poet Laureate 1997-1999” by Loretta Martin Murrey. The hardback edition is available for $30 and the softback for $25.
‰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.