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June 14, 2012

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ASHLAND — HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

Exhibits

‰Through July — “Remembering the TItanic: 100 Years Later.”

‰Sept. 7 through Sept. 29 — “A River Runs Through It.”

Permanent exhibits

‰”Country Music Heritage Hall”

‰”River Expedition”

‰“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.”

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: $5.50; seniors, students and children: $4.50; Members and children 2 and younger admitted free.

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

Collections

‰The Daywood Collection. This collection contains important American artists from the mid-19th century up to 1940.

‰The Folk Art Collection. This collection includes more than 200 examples of paintings, drawings, sculpture, textiles and “eccentric” furniture by nationally known and self-taught artists.

‰The Touma Near Eastern Collection catalog. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.

‰The Herman P. Dean Firearms Collection. This collection is the result of a lifetime of collecting. Dean was known internationally for his collection and expertise on the subject of firearms.

Events

‰Saturday, 6 p.m. — Judy Pfaff will speak about her work. Admission is free and a reception follows.

Exhibits

‰Through June 26 — Doodle 4 Google™ WV Finalists Exhibition.

‰Through July 22 — “Fine Arf,” an exhibition of images of dogs from the permanent collection.

‰Saturday through Aug. 26 — The work of Judy Pfaff.

‰July 24, 7 p.m. — Tasting Tour of the Conservatory.

‰Through Aug. 5 — “Modern Mexico: Works from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University.”

‰Aug. 18 through Oct. 28 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents: Enrique Chagoya.

‰Through Oct. 7 — Visiting Inspiration: Twenty Years of Gropius Artists. Opening reception at 6 p.m. Saturday.

‰Through Oct. 7 — The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr. Opening reception at 6 p.m. Saturday.

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

‰Through April 7, 2013 — 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.

Camps/Classes

‰Monday through June 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — West African Music and Art Camp. Grades 5 through 9. $100 Members; $120 Non-Members.

‰Monday through June 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Middle School/High School Clay Camp. THIS CAMP IS FULL.

‰July 09 through 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Art Camp Week 1. Grades 4 and 5. $100 Members; $120 Non-Members.

‰July 16 through 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Art Camp Week 2. Grades K through 5. $100 Members; $120 Non-Members.

‰July 9 through 13, 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. — Pitter Patter Art. Ages 18 months to Pre K. THIS CAMP IS FULL.

‰July 16 through 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Nature Camp Week 1. Grades 3 through 6. $100 Members; $120 Non-Members.

‰July 23 through 27,  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Nature Camp Week 2. Grades 3 through 6. $100 Members; $120 Non-Members.

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

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