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June 26, 2014

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ASHLAND — HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

AND DISCOVERY CENTER

Exhibits

‰Through July — “Old Friends: Playthings of the Past,” 100 years of toy history. Learn about the origins of some of the most popular toys as you walk by displays featuring dolls, board games, action figures and more.

‰Through August — “Beauty by the Sea,” history of swimwear from the 1900s to the present.

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.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

The museum will stay open until 7 p.m. every Thursday.

The museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

Cost for adults: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and those 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

Current exhibits

‰Through Sunday — “Barbizon Paintings.”

‰Through Aug. 24 — “Excavations from the Vault: Herman Dean and the Hudson Bay.”

‰Through Nov. 2 — “The Daywood Collection.”

Upcoming exhibits

‰Through July 13 — “69th Allied Artists of West Virginia Juried Exhibit.”

‰July 12 through Oct. 12 — “Huntington Calligraphers’ Guild: Celebrating 30 Years.”

‰Through Aug. 3 — “The Macy’s Foundation Presents: North of Sixty: Canadian Inuit Prints.”

‰Through Aug. 10 — Work by Jeanne Quinn.

‰Through Aug. 24 — “Excavations from the Vault” Herman Dean and the Hudson Bay.”

‰Sept. 6 through Oct. 5 — “Tri-State Arts Association.”

Events

‰Aug. 16 and 17 — “Macy’s Presents Hilltop: Books Only.”

‰Sept. 20, 7 p.m. — Pianist Ethan Uslan will accompany a silent film starring Mary Pickford.

The museum offers free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense.

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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