Highlanders HeroCon

Posted on July 19, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to present the third annual Highlanders HeroCon on Saturday, September 2 from 11am to 7pm.  This event will feature vendors, question and answer panels, special guests, and a costume contest with cash prizes.   Click Here to Read More

Annual Meeting and Ribbon Cutting

Posted on July 12, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Annual Meeting of the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center, Inc. (HMDC) membership will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2016 at 5:00PM at the Museum.  This meeting will also serve as the Ribbon Cutting for the recent construction of the museum made possible by a Community Block Development Grant and the Woodlands Foundation.   Click Here to Read More

The Red Cross: 100 Years in Kentucky

Posted on June 1, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Eastern Kentucky Chapter of the Red Cross have partnered on an exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Red Cross in Kentucky.   A variety of items from the Eastern Kentucky Chapter are on display including volunteer uniforms, CPR dolls, pens, photos, and more.   Click Here to Read More

Around the House: A History of Domesticity

Posted on June 1, 2017 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine level of the museum, “Around the House: A History of Domesticity” uses items from the museum’s collections to demonstrate the history of the household and the tasks necessary to keep it running.  Various cooking utensils, aprons, irons, and other items that assisted with work done around the house are on display.   Click Here to Read More

Highlands Center Now Open

Posted on May 26, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to open Highlands Center, a newly renovated rental venue located on the fourth floor of the museum.  Click Here to Read More

Ashland Airport: Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Emily Roush

Be sure to stop by the museum to pick up a copy of the new book, Ashland Airport: Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field by local author William E. Martin.  This book shares the rich, interesting history of the now closed Ashland Airport, a place that’s existence is unknown to many in the region.   Click Here to Read More

Highlands Kids Fest 2017

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to present Highlands Kids Fest on July 29, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm.  This fun event is sure to have something to entertain the whole family.  Highlands Kids Fest will feature kid friendly vendors and activities as well as performances by Des Coveries Wild Animal Shows, magician Gary Boothe, and many more.   Click Here to Read More

Extremes in Fashion: Radical Changes

Posted on March 3, 2017 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine level, “Extremes in Fashion: Radical Changes” shows the evolution of fashion from tea gowns to miniskirts and wool bathing costumes to bikinis.  This exhibit chronicles changes in what society considered appropriate ways to dress.  This exhibit includes wedding gowns, swimwear, and hats.   Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars 2017 Special Thanks

Posted on February 11, 2017 by Emily Roush

Dancing with Our Stars is the Highlands Museum’s largest fundraiser.  It would not be possible without the support of the many businesses and individual who made this event possible.  Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars Sponsors

Posted on February 11, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center would like to thank all the individuals and businesses who sponsored Dancing with Our Stars 2017: Click Here to Read More