RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY
‰Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting with Fern Christian, (304) 453-3187.
‰Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Adult drawing with Susan Tschantz, (304) 552-2006.
‰Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Junior art with Susan Tschantz, (304) 552-2006.
‰Wednesdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. — Adult drawing with Susan Tschantz (304) 552-2006.
‰Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting with Fern Christian, (304) 453-3187.
‰Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Watercolor with Pati Payne, (740) 533-1516 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
‰Workshop for photography will be by Laura Moul.
Unless otherwise noted, classes are taught at the gallery at the old high school, ground floor.
The gallery is open noon to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Studio hours are 10 a.m. to noon, Monday; 1 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 453-3187 or (304) 525-3235. Visit orgsites.com/wv/renaissance or email email@example.com.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
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 area 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.
‰Through May 9 — “Creative Diversity,” an exhibition of artistic collaborations.
‰May 18 through June 1 — Spot 5 Art Studio, collaborative artwork by young student artists with disabilities and professional working artist.
For more information, visit vsartsky.org.
Jesse Stuart Foundation is celebrating 35 years of preserving the human and literary legacy of Jesse Stuart, other Kentucky and Appalachian writers and the Appalachian way of life.
‰The Regional Readers book discussion group meets last Tuesday of the month at 5:15 p.m. May selection is “Nightwoods” by Charles Frazier.
‰Used book sale, paperbacks are $.50 and hardcovers are $1.
‰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 Book Store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books; fine art prints; vintage linens; JSF T-shirts; Granville Pottery; jewelry from the Gastineau Studio in Berea; The Kentucky Explorer magazine; Ruth Hunt’s “Blue Monday” candy bars, and Mom Blakeman’s Cream Pulled Candy, 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.
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 on Facebook.