An opening event for the exhibit will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 during the Fourth Tuesday Tour with a guided tour of the exhibit and an appearance by author and local historian James E. Casto portraying Collis P. Huntington. A reception follows. Admission to this opening event is free. Free Tuesdays at the Huntington Museum of Art are sponsored by AT&T.
Casto, costumed as Huntington, will give a first-person program on the rail tycoon who founded the city of Huntington.
In the exhibit, more than 160 years of photographic and railroad history is covered. The collection includes works by Bisson Frères, William Henry Jackson, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Lewis W. Hine and Aaron Siskind.
Huntington Museum of Art, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, 2033 McCoy Road, Huntington; 304-529-2701 or www.hmoa.org. Admission $5 per person or $18 for a family of four or more. Admission is free on Tuesdays and to museum members.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Beverly Fotheringham, of North Bend, received an honorable mention for her work "Morning Light" in the 12th Annual National Miniature Exhibition at Renaissance Art Gallery.
Judge Tom Suter, director of art, Ohio University Southern, commented: "What a great example of using complementary colors and geometry to frame such a lovely animal. Great details on the fur!"
The show of more than 200 works runs until Dec. 9.
Renaissance Art Gallery, 900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. 304-525-3235 or 304-453-3187 or galler...@yahoo.com; www.orgsites.com/wv/renaissance; http://renaissancegalleryart.blogspot.com. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Studio hours 10 a.m. to noon Monday, 1 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.