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February 21, 2013

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ASHLAND — SOUTHERN OHIO MUSEUM

Collections

‰The Anna Louise Stanton Doll Collection offers 18th, 19th and very early 20th century in bisque, china, papier mache and tin.

‰Art of the Ancients: The Ohio Valley, collection of 10,000 ancient objects ranging in age from 1,500 to 8,000 years old.

‰The Clarence Carter Collection, largest collection of American Scene paintings created by the important 20th century American artist born in Portsmouth in 1904.

‰The Carl Ackerman Collection of Historic Photographs. More than 10,000 historic local photographs archived at the museum.

825 Gallia St., Portsmouth. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call (740) 354-5629, or email info@somacc.com. somacc.com.

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

Events

Thoroughbred Gallery will have an art showing of all sorts. “Breath of Legend” by Jessica Brooks, Sharon Shmutz, Renee Schmutz-Sowards, and Courtney Thompson.

 Fridays — Back for FFAWalk.

Classes

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.

LITERATURE

COFFEETREE BOOKS

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.

 

JESSE STUART

FOUNDATION

‰March 2, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., March 3, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — JSF will have a booth at Kentucky Crafted — The Market. The event will be at the Lexington Convention Center. Tickets $10 per person. For more information, visit kycraft.ky.gov.

Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.

‰The JSF Regional Readers book discussion groups will meet the last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 p.m. Feb. selection is “Velva Jean Learns to Fly” by Jennifer Nien. New members welcome.

‰The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.

‰The Leming Art Gallery features works by area artists and photographs by William “Pictureman” Mullins.

‰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.

‰What’s new at the Jesse Stuart Foundation? “Changing Lives in Appalachia: The new Opportunity School for Women” by Jane B. Stephenson. The softcover book is available for $15 per copy.

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.

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