Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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August 22, 2013

08/22/2013 — Coming Up




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.”


‰September — The Attic Sale. Books, toys, household items, no clothing.

‰September — The National Juried Art Show 2013.

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.



‰Through Sept. 1 — “Vestige of a Tree,” art made from wood.

‰Through Sept. 22 — “A Sense of Place: The West Virginia Sesquicentennial Artist Invitational.”

‰Through Oct. 13 — “Selected Reality: Photographs of 1970s.”

‰Through Oct. 20 — “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.


The center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 102 W. First St., Morehead. (606) 783-2204. kyfolkart.org.


In the Uniquely Huntington Antiques Mall at 926 Fourth Ave., Huntington, across from the Keith-Albee Theater. For more information, call (740) 464-3559 or visit miappa.com.


Septemberfest 2013 Art Contest and Exhibit is upcoming with a deadline of Sept. 3 for entries.

The contest is open to all age groups and media. Categories are:

Drawing — pencil/pen and ink/pastels, markers, crayons; portraits, landscapes, animated figures.

Jewelry — clay, glass, plastic, wood, stone (organic, precious or semi-precious stones), or metal (copper, silver or gold).

Paintings — watercolor, acrylic, tole/decorative and oils); portraits (people/animals), landscapes, fora/launa, fantasy, abstract.

Photography — black and white, color; portraits (animals/people), landscapes, florals, fauna.

Sculpture — Wood, clay, paper maiche and metal and/or mixed.

Soft textiles — decorative/functional fiber art, knit, crochet, hand sewn or machine, needlepoint/counted cross stitch, ribbon embroidery, needlepoint, crewel and counted cross stitch (this category will include needlework done by kits).

Quilts — laptop, storybook, appliquéd and full-sized decorative/functional (hand or machine stitched).

Woodworking — woodcarving, decorative or decorative/functional furniture.

Miscellaneous — any and all categories not included above.

Theme: “America Yesterday, Today and Forever.”

Submit to the gallery on or before Sept. 3 at 4 p.m.

Entry fee: $5 per item. Prizes are Walmart gift cards.

Include a card with name, phone number, category, age group and entry fee/

For more information, call (606) 638-1313 or visit septemberfest.net or email paintedcow1313@bellsouth.net.

Gallery hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Gallery features a series of paintings called “Memories of Old Lawrence County” and works by artists who live in Lawrence County.

Studio home for the Lawrence County Arts Council, 103 S. Main Cross St., Louisa (across the street from the Lawrence County Courthouse).

For more information, call the gallery at (606) 638-1313 or visit paintedcowgallery.com. Also visit the site on Facebook.

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