Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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May 20, 2010

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ASHLAND — BANANA TREE STUDIOS

Classes

The studio offers class instruction in ceramics, watercolors and oils.

Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment at 121 E. Electric Ave. in Flemingsburg.

For more information, call (606) 845-7408 or (606) 356-1357 or e-mail machtk@bananatreestudios.com. Visit bananatreestudios.com.

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

& DISCOVERY CENTER

Events

‰Discovery Day Camp: The museum is searching for student volunteers for the summer programming. Incentives are available.

‰Gift shop: Be on the lookout for new inventory and remodel of the gift shop. The museum will begin carrying jewelry of all types for the ladies and gentlemen, Candleberry candles and more. An open house is planned for the grand re-opening the second week in June.

‰Zumba: Zumba with Laura will be offered June 2 from 6 to 7 p.m. Regular classes will following depending on turnout.

Exhibits

‰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”

Coming soon

‰Aqua Zone.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Monday by appointment only. Cost for Adults: $5.50; seniors, students and children: $4.50; Members and children 2 and younger: 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.

HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

Exhibits

‰Through Saturday — 2010 Student Art Exhibition.

‰Through Sunday — LitGraphic: “The World of the Graphic Novel.”

‰Through May 30 — “Original Comic Book Illustrations from the Collection of Beau Smith.”

Hours: Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: noon to 5 p.m.  For more information, call (304) 529-2701.

JESSE STUART FOUNDATION

Mildred’s Gift Shop is in the back of the Jesse Stuart Foundation Book Store. The shop features Kentucky souvenirs, T-shirts and Kentucky post cards. Also on sale are antique linens, glassware and memorabilia, framed art prints, CDs and audio tapes. For great Kentucky and Appalachian books, visit the JSF Bookstore and check out the unique gift items in the gift store which is named for JSF board member Mildred Enyart.

The bookstore includes books by Jesse Stuart, Billy C. Clark, Harry Caudill, Thomas D. Clark, Allan W. Eckert and hundreds of other Kentucky and Appalachian authors. Visitors also can enjoy the used book store, photographic exhibit and art gallery.

Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

1645 Winchester Ave., Ashland. For more information, call (606) 326-1667 or visit jsfbooks.com.

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