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December 27, 2012

12/27/2012 — Coming Up

ASHLAND — THE CLAY CENTER

Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.

Exhibits

‰Through Sunday — “Traditions: A Celebration of Heritage.”

‰Through March 30 — “American Quilts in the Modern Age, 1870-1940.”

‰Jan. 11 through April 21 — “Tamarind Touchstones: Fabulous at Fifty.”

Films

‰Through March 8 — “Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure.”

‰Jan. 5 — “Dinosaurs” opens.

Planetarium Shows

‰Through Jan. 6 — “Reason for the Season.”

‰Jan. 9 — “The Planets” opens.

For ticket information, call or visit the website.

One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.org.

CLAYPOOL-YOUNG ART GALLERY

Exhibits

‰Jan. 23 through Feb. 20 — Annual MSU art faculty exhibition. Closing reception on Feb. 20, 5 to 7 p.m.

The gallery is on the campus of Morehead State University. For more information, call (606) 783-5446. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. moreheadstate.edu/content_template.aspx?id=5271.

THE FRENCH ART COLONY

Exhibits

‰Wednesday through Jan. 30 — “Remember When” - the story in print and pictures.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.

GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER

Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.

The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.

The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street and is seeking volunteers for all programs and operations (artists and advocates). For more information, email Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.

HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND 

DISCOVERY CENTER

Shopping

‰The gift shop has beautiful handmade Kentucky jewelry, Kentucky Proud food products and Ashland and Kentucky souvenirs.

Exhibits

‰Through January — “Beauty and Extravagant Vanity.”

‰Through May — “The Ballantyne Collection.”

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.”

Events

‰Through Jan. 4 — Gingerbread houses on display.

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 two years old 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: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.

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