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May 31, 2012

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ASHLAND — GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

Events

Free classes, a collaboration between the gallery and the Carter County Public Library as part of the Heart of the Park project, are under way, including:

‰Creative Writing — 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; instructor James Shope.

‰Book Illustrating — 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Grayson Gallery and Art Center, 301 E. Third St., Grayson.

‰Learning to Play Guitar — Noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; Randy Satterfield, instructor. Free.

Exhibits

‰Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.

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. For more information, email 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 July — “Remembering the TItanic: 100 Years Later.”

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.

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.

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

‰Through April 7, 2013 — “American Impressionism.”

‰Saturday through Oct. 7 — Visiting Inspiration: Twenty Years of Gropius Artists. Opening reception at 6 p.m. June 16.

‰Saturday through Oct. 7 — The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr. Opening reception at 6 p.m. June 16.

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

‰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.

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

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