ANN DAVIS GALLERY
Gallery Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment.
1516 Winchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 324-1296.
ART OF THE REDEEMED
STUDIO & GALLERY
The gallery is in Suite 206, on the second floor of the historic Camayo Arcade, 1536 Winchester Ave., in downtown Ashland. It is home to working artists Gail Kirtz and Rodney Chapman, both of whom work in various media and offer their original art and prints for sale.
A new limited edition Giclee print will be available for sale, “Transformation” by Gail Kirtz.
On Exhibit — New abstract colored pencil drawings and other contemporary works by Chapman. Also on exhibit are several new works by Kirtz, including a new rendition in oil of “Bennett’s Mill Covered Bridge.”
Classes are available in oil, acrylic and pastel.
Trumpet lessons and tutoring will be offered by Chapman at the studio. Chapman has a bachelor of music degree in trumpet performance from MSU and has performed professionally in the USA, Canada and the Caribbean.
April 21 and 22 — A two day workshop in mixed media collage by Kirtz. Space is limited, so register now.
The studio and gallery are handicapped accessible with an elevator.
For more information, please call Kirtz or Chapman at (606) 324-5729 or (606) 547-5346 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit fineartstudioonline.com/GailKirtz.
BANANA TREE STUDIOS
On exhibit through the end of February will be works by Ann Olson, Wanda Morgan and Elsa Salyers.
The last Sunday of every month (unless it is a holiday), the studio will be the gathering place for regional artists. All artists are invited to the 5th Salon from 6 to 7 p.m. There will be a discussion on the Kentucky Artisan Heritage Trail Web site. Artists are asked to being a piece of work (finished or in progress) to share with the group.
Gallery Hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment.
Classes in ceramics and painting are available.
121 East Electric Ave., Flemingsburg.
For more information, call (606) 845-7408 or (606) 356-1356 or e-mail email@example.com. Visit bananatreestudios.com.
Closed Monday; Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; noon to 8 p.m. Thursday; noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. General admission is $3.50; student and seniors, $2.50; members and children younger than 12 are admitted free. Online visit dairybarn.org.
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. — “Prehistoric Indian Artifact Show” The display will feature prehistoric artifacts from the Continental U.S., Canada and Alaska. Related books and display cases will be available.
The Artifact Show will be hosted by Holiday Inn North, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington.
For information or table reservations, call Sam Cox at (859) 351-5675.
HIGHLANDS MUSEUM and
“Slam Dunk! The Basketball Memorabilia of John Carpenter” — This exhibit will continue through April 7. Catch Kentucky’s basketball fever and see the memorabilia and autographed pictures taken from the world-renowned collection of Firebrick’s favorite son, John Carpenter.
“Black History Celebration 2007: Spotlight on Sports” — Celebrate the contributions of African American athletes from early years to current achievements. Local, state, national and international athletes are spotlighted with autographed pictures and memorabilia. Available through Feb. 28.
“Black History Celebration 2007: An Artist’s Perspective” — View the current works of artist Jerry Johnson. Available through Feb. 28.
FETCH! Challenge Lab — Try the activities that you’ve seen on PBS’s “FETCH!” This month’s challenge is “Rescue Mission.” Exhibit is free with regular admission.
Of Styles and Textiles: Feminine Trends and Traditions of the 1950 — Introducing a new museum space dedicated to textiles, quilts and clothing, this exhibit focuses on the revolutionary change in clothing style, the more subtle changes in quilting and fabric and the local community altering events during the 1920s.
“A Tree House of My Own” — What do you see when you’re up in a tree? Learn about the natural world around us. Bugs and beetles, butterflies and snakes, animals and birds, plants and flowers all take their place in your own backyard.
“The Front Porch” — What did we do for fun before computers and TV? Before air-conditioning and the mall? Try some time honored games and traditions, plus a chance to visit with your neighbors in a swing or catch a cool breeze in a rocker. Come “sit a while” and reflect on a leisurely part of times past.
“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit” — Step into the world of health care circa 1940s and 1950s when late night house calls were made into homes from medical facilities and payment was made with chickens and produce.
“Frank and Margaret Adkins Aviation Exhibit” — Visit this exciting ongoing exhibit in the museum’s Discovery Center, which features airplanes, a wind tunnel and hands-on activities focusing on the history of flight.
“Poage’s Landing: Life on the River” — Learn about how people live and the jobs they do along the Ohio River in this ongoing exhibit. Visitors can pilot “Little Joe,” an actual towboat. Explore the streetscape of Poage’s Landing and imagine yourself to be a banker, a grocer, a chef, a doctor or an EMT!
“Country Music Heritage Hall” — Explore the memorabilia and biographies of several well-known country music artists who came from towns either on or near U.S. 23. Learn more about Keith Whitley, Loretta Lynn, Crystal Gayle, Ricky Skaggs, Hylo Brown, Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Patty Loveless, Tom T. Hall and Naomi, Wynonna and Ashley Judd. Play the Music Quilt, where everyone can be a musician!
The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors, children and students. Members and children younger than 2 admitted free.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and Mondays by appointment. Call (606) 329-8888. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Web site at highlandsmuseum.com.
HUNTINGTON MUSEUM of ART
“A Romance with the Landscape: Realism to Impressionism” — This exhibit will run through April 1 at the HMA. This exhibit features works by Jules Breton, Julien Dupre, Honore Daumier, Charles-Francois Daubigny and Paul Signac, among others.
“American Impressionism: A French Connection” — This exhibit will continue through April 1. This exhibit features works by Clyde Hassam, Willard Leroy Metcalf and Edward Willis Redfield, among others.
On exhibit at the museum at 2033 McCoy Road:
“Tres Cher: Quintessentially French Works from the Collection of the HMA” — Will continue through April 8 and features work in a variety of media by artists such as Paul Gaugin, Maurice de Vlaminck, Auguste Rodin and Rene Lalique, among others.
Hours are 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.
General admission is $3 per person or $10 for a family of four or more. Admission is free to museum members, all school tours and to the public on Tuesdays.
Visit hmoa.org or call (304) 529-2701. HMA is fully accessible.
JESSE STUART FOUNDATION
“Image of Appalachia,” a collection of more than 60 black-and-white photographs of Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia from the 1920s and 1930s, is on display.
“The Leming Gallery,” a collection of reminiscences reflected in the work of local artists Jim Marsh, Steve McClements, Billy Kersey, Buzzy Leming and Caroline Wilson will be on display.
Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
1645 Winchester Ave., Ashland. For more information, call (606) 326-1667 or visit jsfbooks.com.
COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
On exhibit through Feb. 24 — The annual “Diversity and Injustices” exhibit entitled “Finding Family” will be on display at Gallery for the Arts, 44 East Main St., Mount Sterling. Admission is free.
For more information, call (859) 498-6264.
Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment.
PENDLETON ART CENTER
The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., is home to artists from the Tri-State area who have a wide range of talents.
The studios are open for First Friday each month from 5 to 9 p.m. and the following day for Second Look Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. The lobby is open by appointment with one of the artists.
The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:
“Watercolor” with Janet Lester (606) 928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257. Classes are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Pre-registration with a deposit is required.
“Handbuilding Pottery Classes,” 6:30 to 8 p.m., starting Feb. 12. Cost is $80 for five weeks. Pre-registration is required. Instructor is B.J. Wilder (740) 532-0970 or (740) 646-5838.
“Watercolor Classes” beginning Jan. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. with Janice LeBrun (606) 329-0048.
“Beginning Acrylic Painting Class,” from 6 to 8 p.m. through Feb. 13. For more information, call Cathie Lambeau at (304) 697-0514.
“Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills” will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration with a deposit is required. For more information, call Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257.
“Handbuilding Pottery Classes” for adults from 10 a.m. to noon, starting Feb. 15. Cost is $80 for five weeks. Pre-registration is required. Instructor is B.J. Wilder (740) 532-0970 or (740) 646-5838.
“Intermediate Acrylic Classes” beginning today from 6 to 8 p.m. with Janice LeBrun (606) 329-0048.
“Fabric Dying Class,” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 17 and 24. $120 fee includes all fabric and dyes. Register with Cathy Vigor.
Artist of the Month for February is Ron Burgess of Studio 127, featuring wood carvings and photography.
For more information on the Pendleton, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.
The featured artist for February is Michal Adams. Michal is a retired elementary teacher from Lawrence County. She still finds time to volunteer in the school system, to take outside classes and to paint.
New artists displaying their talents in the Gallery include Cliff Sullivan of Versailles and Wendy Burchett of Olive Hill. Mr. Sullivan’s acrylics and colored pencil works depict peoples relation to God through nature. Ms. Burchett’s pen and ink drawings are also based on nature with flowers and butterflies.
For more information, call (606) 325-0233 or (304) 633-4401 and ask for Barbara. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Some of Barbara Delligatti’s watercolors can be viewed online at yessy.com.
1430 Winchester Ave. and Prudential is next door at 1428 Winchester Ave., Ashland.
ANN DAVIS GALLERY