BANANA TREE STUDIOS
May 14, 5 to 8 p.m. — Kim McKisson, photographer and watercolorist, will display her works.
The studio offers class instruction in ceramics, watercolors and oils.
Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment at 121 E. Electric Ave. in Flemingsburg.
For more information, call (606) 845-7408 or (606) 356-1357 or e-mail email@example.com. Visit bananatreestudios.com.
BIRKE ART GALLERY
Spring 2010 BFA and Graduate Exhibitions:
Friday through Monday, Exhibition 2; April 12 to 15, Exhibition 3; April 19 to 22, Exhibition 4; April 26 to 29, Exhibition 5; and May 3 to 6, Exhibition 6.
The gallery is at One John Marshall Drive in Huntington. For more information, visit marshall.edu/cofa.
& DISCOVERY CENTER
This week is the opening of the ACTC Spring Art Show and the premiere of Rob McNurlin’s Ranch Party TV show with a free concert featuring McNurlin and the Beatnik Cowboys on First Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Free admission.
‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas”
‰“Digging Deeper: Prehistoric Man in The Ohio River Valley”
Student Special Events
FETCH! Challenge Lab: Each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., try activities that are seen on PBS FETCH! Free with regular admission.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Monday by appointment only. Cost for Adults: $5.50; seniors, students and children: $4.50; Members and Children 2 and younger: Free.
Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web address: highlandsmuseum.com.
The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
‰Through May 2 — “A Lasting Impression: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection.”
‰Through May 23 — LitGraphic: “The World of the Graphic Novel.” Reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
‰Saturday through May 30 — “Original Comic Book Illustrations from the Collection of Beau Smith.”
‰April 11, 2 p.m. — Gallery walk with Beau Smith.
Hours: Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call (304) 529-2701.
JESSE STUART FOUNDATION
Now open, Mildred’s Gift Shop located in the back of the Jesse Stuart Foundation Book Store. The shop features Kentucky souvenirs, T-shirts and Kentucky post cards. Also on sale are antique linens, glassware and memorabilia, framed art prints, CDs and audio tapes. For great Kentucky and Appalachian books, visit the JSF Bookstore and check out the unique gift items in the gift store which is named for JSF board member, Mildred Enyart.
The bookstore includes books by Jesse Stuart, Billy C. Clark, Harry Caudill, Thomas D. Clark, Allan W. Eckert and hundreds of other Kentucky and Appalachian authors. Visitors can also enjoy the used book store, photographic exhibit and art gallery.
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.
KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER
Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for senior citizens and members of touring groups. KFAC members, children younger than 12, and MSU students are admitted free.
Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Directions are from I-64, take exit 137. Turn south on to Hwy. 32. Follow the brown KFAC signs to the U.S. 60 bypass. The center is on the campus of Morehead State University.
Wheel-thrown pottery classes Mondays or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with instructor Bill Meadows. All students will work on their own wheel. All skill levels from beginners to advance are welcome in either class. Registration required.
Classes are at the Potters Loft at the L Style Salon at 1514 Winchester Ave., Ashland.
For more information or to register, call instructor Bill Meadows at (304) 654-9948.
PAINTED COW GALLERY
Studio home for the Lawrence County Arts Council in downtown Louisa, 103 S. Main Cross St., Louisa (across the street from the Lawrence County Court House.)
Gallery hours for Tuesday through Friday are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday hours are from noon to 4 p.m. Visit the Website at paintedcowgallery.com.
The gallery has an assortment of hand-made Easter items including cards; whimsical and framed small watercolor paintings; crocheted bonnets and one-of-a-kind Easter art dolls at assorted prices.
Each Tuesday the gallery turns into a studio home for an assortment of artists to work on their artwork. Watercolor instructions are also offered each Tuesday. For prices, call Maureen. The gallery offers a wide variety of artwork.
Art lessons and workshops are also available, for further information call Maureen Dosier at (606) 638-1313.
The Gallery and the Lawrence County Arts Council are accepting monetary donations for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life walk in Louisa. Each donation will buy a personalized paper heart ornament for the pink Tree of Life and will be displayed at the gallery until the Relay for Life Walk on June 26.
The Gallery and the Lawrence County Arts Council are also co-sponsoring with the Lawrence County Humane Society’s third annual “Walk for the Animals” poster art contest. All artwork must be submitted on or before Saturday, April 10 for more information, call the gallery during business hours. The winners will be announced on the day of the event.
The Pendleton Art Center houses the working and retail sale studios of artists and craftsmen with a wide range of talents from the Tri-State. Some studios are open daily; some are open by appointment with the artist. Contact information for the artists is available in the lobby.
Second Look Saturday hours have been changed from 2 to 5 p.m. to 6 to 9 p.m.
In April, Joy Adkins, a representative of KODA will be providing an informative display on organ and tissue donation. KODA is a federally designated organ procurement organization that provides the option of organ and tissue donation to families who have lost a loved one. There will be an opportunity to join the Kentucky Organ Donor Registry, see the Donor Family Memorial Quilt and learn about Kentucky’s new “Donate Life” license plate.
The Olive Tree featuring gourmet foods, light lunch fare and much more. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (606) 615-2998.
Fine Art Graphics and Printing, Denise Spaulding, (606) 465-5589.
The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:
‰Mondays: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Watercolor Class with Janet Lester and Sylvia Jackson. Call to preregister and get a supply list (606) 928-8965 or (606) 928-0257.
‰Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. Watercolor class with Janice LeBrun.
Children’s art classes at 4 p.m. with Janice LeBrun. (606) 329-0048.
Beginning watercolor from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with Janice LeBrun.
6 to 8:30 p.m. — Handbuilding Pottery Classes with B.J. Wilder. Pre-registration and payment required. Call (740) 646-5838 or (740) 532-0970.
‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Colored Pencils with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.
‰Thursdays: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Handbuilding Pottery Classes with B.J. Wilder. Pre-registration and payment required. Call (740) 646-5838 or (740) 532-0970.
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Acrylic Painting Class with Janice LeBrun. Call (606) 329-0048.
‰Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Handbuilding Potter Classes, ages 9 to 12, with J.B. Wilder. Preregistration and payment required. Call (740) 646-5838 or (740) 532-0970.
The art center is at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 920-9863 or go to pendletonartcenter.com.
For studio rental information, contact Chrissie Smith at (606) 920-9863 or email@example.com.
SPEED ART MUSEUM
Through June 27 — “The Most Famous People in the World: Karsh 100.”
April 25 to Aug. 1 — Fifty Years of Contemporary Glass: Art, Craft or Otherwise.
May 1 — The museum will be closed in honor of The Kentucky Derby.
The museum is at 2035 South Third St. in Louisville. For more information, visit speedmuseum.org or call (502) 634-2700.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
First Friday Art Walk is from 6 to 9 p.m. There is new work throughout the gallery.
Gary Zornes of Russell, with his impressionistic oils will be the artist of the month for April.
New members of the gallery are James and Lilliam Trankina of Wheelersburg both are oil painters; Tony L. Hamilton of Ironton,all media painter; Mary Theibert of Ashland is a wire sculpturist; and Nat Handloser of Ashland is a pen artist.
Gallery and framing hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from their 25 Tri-State artists.
The gallery is at 1428 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit yessy.com/TUG.
BANANA TREE STUDIOS