Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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February 21, 2013

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ASHLAND — GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

‰Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. — Opening recepation for “Peace & Love” exhibit. Music by The Whipps.

301 E. Third St. (Corner of Carol Malone and Third Street).

For more information, email Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

Shopping

‰The gift shop has handmade Kentucky jewelry, Esther Price Candy and Ashland and Kentucky souvenirs.

Exhibits

Black History Month

Celebration.

‰Feb. 28, 7 p.m. — Gospel Night, “Let Your Voices Sing.”

‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”

New Exhibits for February

“African-American Posts Heroes,”  a private collection from John Carpenter’s sports memorabilia.

“The Victorian Era: The Queen’s Way.”

“Votes for Women: From Seneca Falls to the 19th Amendment.”

“Civil War Sesquicentennial.”

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.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

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 2 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: christine@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

‰Saturday through Oct. 20 — “Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.”

‰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.

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.

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