Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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October 17, 2013

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ASHLAND — HIGHLANDS MUSEUM

AND DISCOVERY CENTER

Exhibits

‰“Dancing Through the Decades: 1920 through 1950.”

‰Through February — “Away for the Weekend: A History of Travel and Leisure.”

Events

Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m. — A Night at the Museum.

Nov. 1, 4 to 8 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Highlands.

Nov. 2, 4 to 7 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Highlands.

Nov. 23, 2 to 4 p.m. — “Holidays at the Highlands” Christmas Open House.

Dec. 7 and 8 — Christmas Tour of Homes.

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.”

‰“River Expedition.”

‰“Interactive dig pit.”

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: $6.50; seniors and children: $5; Members and children 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

‰Through Sunday — “Huntington Federal Savings Bank presents: Mr. Fitz: Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Huntington Museum of Art.”

 ‰Through Nov. 17 — “Pilgrim Cameo Glass from the Touma Collection.”

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.

MOREHEAD STATE UNIVRSITY

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Through Dec. 31 — “Folk Art, Rought Road: The Kentucky Documentary Photography Project;” photos taken in 1975 by Ted Wathen, Bob Hower and Bill Burke. Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information on tours and educational programs call (606) 783-2204 or kyfolkart.org.

OHIO UNIVERSITY

ART GALLERY

Through Nov. 1 — “State of the Arts,” exhibition of 30 works by 15 high school art educators. Exhibit is free.

The gallery is at 536 Seigfred Hall in Athens. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, exteded hours on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, email Petra Kralickova, Ohio University Art Galleries director of exhibitions and curator at Kennedy Museum of Art, at kralicko@ohio.edu or call (740) 593-0796.

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