Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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March 29, 2012

Coming Up — 03/29/2012

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ASHLAND — 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 April — “Mr. Watson Come Here.”

‰“World War II/Salute to Our Military” exhibit has been renovated and features never-before-seen items from the existing collection as well as new items.

‰“Civil War: A Women’s Perspective.”

‰“From Necessity to Novelty” features items that were once part of our daily lives.

‰“Windows to the Past” World War II Traveling Exhibit.” For more information, call the office or visit the website.

‰Through July — “Remembering the TItanic: 100 Years Later.”

Permanent exhibits

‰“Country Music Heritage Hall”

‰“Momma’s Kitchen”

‰“River Expedition”

‰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”

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; e-mail: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

HUNTINGTON MUSEUM

OF ART

Collections

The Touma Near Eastern Collection catalog. The catalog highlights selected art and artifacts from HMA’s Touma collection, which features 400 objects.

Exhibits

‰Through April 29 — Exhibit of the office of Tanja Softic.

‰Through May 13 — “Table Top Bronze Sculptures by Women Artists.”

‰Through May 20 — “Sources and Influences: Contemporary Clay Artists, Mentors and Students.” Opening reception at 2 p.m. April 22.

‰Through Nov. 18 — “Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.”

‰May 12 through Aug. 5 — “Modern Mexico: Works from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University.”

‰May 26 through July 22 — “Fine Arf,” an exhibition of images of dogs from the permanent collection.

‰May 26 through April 7, 2013 — “American Impressionism.”

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

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