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18TuesdayToursatHMAhavebecomeabigsuccessVisitorsenjoytheTastingTourinHMAx19sC.FredEdwardsConservatory.ThefourthTuesdayofeverymonthisaspecialoccasionforadultsatthemuseum.TuesdayToursareledbydocentsontheeveningwhenthemuseumisopenlateandadmissionisfree.ThefirsttourinthisnewandongoingseriestookplaceinApril2011.Severaldocentswereonhandeagertoleadatourthatfocusedonthehistoryofthemuseum.VisitorswerefascinatedtolearnaboutthemanypeoplefromtheHuntingtoncommunitywhohavecontributedtothemuseumx19scollectionandrichhistory.AnotherTuesdayTourfocusedontheC.FredEdwardsConservatory.VisitorslearnedabouttheagriculturallyimportantfoodsthatcomefromHMAx19sconservatoryplantssuchasgingervanillacoconutbananaspineapplekumquatspomegranatescoffeechocolatesugarcanecashewandpapayatonamesome.Thehighlightofthisx1ctastingtourx1dwastheopportunityforvisitorstotastefoodsfromtheconservatoryplants.SinceOctoberx19sTuesdayTourcoincidedwithHalloweenitwasaperfectoccasiontoinviteadultstoparticipateinthetourtitledHarryPotterandthePermanentCollection.DocentsguidedvisitorsthroughthegalleriesfocusingonHMAx19spermanentcollections.Ateachgallerystopavolunteerreadapassagefromoneofthex1cHarryPotterx1dbooksbyJ.K.Rowlingthatrelatedtotheartinthegallery.AfterthetourwasovereveryoneenjoyedrefreshmentswiththeHalloweenandx1cHarryPotterx1dthemesuchasbutterbeermugglesfoodandenchantedbrooms.Septemberx19sTuesdayTourwasverypopular.JerrySutphinconductedagallerywalkofOnInlandWatersSteamboatsandtheOhioRiver1811-2011.Thisexhibitandgallerywalkattractedmorethan80visitors.EveryfourthTuesdayTourisspecial.Thereisathemeorfocuseachtimewithinformedandqualifieddocentsengagingvisitors.RefreshmentsareincludedeveryfourthTuesdayaswell.IfyouarelookingforanexcitinginterestingstimulatingandfunexperiencewindyourwayupthehilltotheMuseumonthefourthTuesdayofthemonthforTuesdayTours.Toursbeginat7p.m.