Huntington Museum of Art Announces Beautiful Obsolescence Exhibit Tour

A special tour for adults of the Beautiful Obsolescence exhibit at the Huntington Museum of Art will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

HMA is offering guided tours for adults with Tuesday Tours on the fourth Tuesday of each month through October 2011. Tuesday is HMA’s free admission day and HMA is open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Beautiful Obsolescence exhibit continues on view at HMA through Aug. 28, 2011, and features objects from HMA’s permanent collection that were once considered in style, but that have fallen out of fashion, such as walking sticks, match safes, tea caddies, oil and kerosene lamps, sugar chests, mourning jewelry, chocolate pots, vinaigrettes, samplers, homespun cloth, rag and hooked rugs, and glass specialty items such as salt cellars, cup plates, celery vases, and spooners.

This exhibit is sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, West Virginia Commission on the Arts and the Isabelle Gwynn and Robert Daine Exhibition Endowment.

For more information on events at HMA, visit or call (304) 529-2701. HMA is fully accessible.

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