Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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January 26, 2012

Coming Up — 01/26/2012

ASHLAND — THE CLAY CENTER

Exhibits

Through April 7 — “Why Look at Animals?” photo exhibit.

Through April 7 — “Migrations,” fine art prints from six Native American artists.

Through April 7 — “It’s all Relative,” photography by WVU photography professor Michael Sherwin based on YouTube sources.

April 21 through July 1 — “The Curious World of Patent Models.”

Concerts

‰Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m. — Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore.

Shows

‰Feb. 18, 8 p.m. — Ragamaia Dance.

All activities, unless noted, are included with gallery admission, which is free for members or $5.50 for children and $7 for adults.

One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.com.

THE FRENCH ART COLONY

Exhibits

‰Through Sunday — Local artist Joy Kocmoud. Open house 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 13. 

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Child and adult class registration under way.

530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.

GALLERY 842

Through Feb. 24 — Thermal Traces. Reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

The gallery is at 842 Fourth Ave., Huntington. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. For more information, go to marshall.edu/cofa/g842.

GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

Exhibits

The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.

The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street in Grayson. For more information, e-mail Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927.

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND  DISCOVERY CENTER

Shopping

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

Exhibits

‰Through April — “Mr. Watson Come Here.”

‰“World War II/Salute to Our Military” exhibit has been renovated and features never-before-seen items from the existing collection as well as new items.

‰“From Necessity to Novelty” features items that were once part of our daily lives.

‰“Windows to the Past” World War II Traveling Exhibit.” For more information, call the office or visit the website.

Permanent exhibits

‰Country Music Heritage Hall”

‰Momma’s Kitchen”

‰River Expedition”

‰Margaret Adkins’ “Forces of Nature” Weather Wall

‰“School Daze”

‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas”

‰“Digging Deeper: Prehistoric Man in the Ohio River Valley”

‰“Steel Rails”

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; e-mail: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

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