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August 2, 2012

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ASHLAND — HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

Shopping

‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.

Exhibits

‰Friday, 6 p.m. — Opening reception for Nightscapes Photo Exhibit.

‰Friday through Sept. 4 — Nightscapes Photo Exhibit.

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

Permanent exhibits

‰”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.”

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 two 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.

Exhibits

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

‰Through Aug. 26 — The work of Judy Pfaff.

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

‰Through Oct. 7 — Visiting Inspiration: Twenty Years of Gropius Artists.

‰Through Oct. 7 — The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr.

‰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.

Events

‰Aug. 28, 7 p.m. — Tuesday Tour. Free. Refreshments served.

Camps/Classes

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

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

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