Events

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Rocketry Summer Program

Posted on May 22, 2015 by Emily Roush

Looking for a great educational opportunity for the kids this summer?  Check out the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center’s summer programs on  July 8 and 9.  Children will not only learn about the science behind rocketry, but build and launch their own rocket ships.   Click Here to Read More

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First Annual Comic Con

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum is excited to host the first annual Highlanders Hero Con on Saturday, September 5, 2015.  The event will run from 10 am to 7 pm and will feature local vendors, special guests and a costume Contest with cash prizes. Click Here to Read More

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WWII Walking Tour

Posted on April 24, 2015 by Emily Roush

For the second year, the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and Eastern Kentucky Military Historical Society are partnering to host the WWII Walking Tour of Downtown Ashland on June 13.  Click Here to Read More

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Morehead State Guest Speaker Series

Posted on April 23, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center has partnered with faculty and staff members from Morehead State University to create a series of presentations led my faculty and staff members from the Space Science Program.   Click Here to Read More

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Uptown Abbey Tea

Posted on April 2, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Friends of the Highlands are pleased to present the Uptown Abbey Tea.  This year’s annual tea will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 2-4 at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center. Click Here to Read More

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HistoryMobile coming to the Highlands

Posted on March 11, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to host the Kentucky Historical Society’s HistoryMobile.

Come to the Highlands Museum on April 9 and 10 to experience “Torn Within and Threatened Without: Kentuckians in the Civil War Era.”  This award winning interactive exhibit gives visitors the chance to step into the shoes of historical figures by choosing what they would do if faced with the same situations. Click Here to Read More

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Dancing with Our Stars Photographs

Posted on February 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

Photographs from Dancing with Our Stars courtesy of KayMag Photography are ready to view and download.   Click Here to Read More

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Dancing with Our Stars Winners

Posted on February 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

Thank you to all of the celebrities and professional dancers who made Dancing with Our Stars such a success and congratulations to our winners: Click Here to Read More

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Dancing with Our Stars: Sold Out

Posted on January 23, 2015 by Emily Roush

Due to an overwhelming response, Dancing with Our Stars is sold out.  The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is fortunate to be a part of such a supportive community.  Thank you to all the individuals and businesses who purchased reservations.  We look forward to seeing everyone there.   Click Here to Read More

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The Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

Posted on January 14, 2015 by Emily Roush

As part of the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center’s Black History Month celebrations, historian Ronald L. Spriggs will present a lecture on the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.   Click Here to Read More