Events

Highlands Games Basketball Camp

Posted on December 6, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to partner with the University of Rio Grande Athletic Department and the Ashland YMCA to present a unique learning opportunity for the region’s youth.  The Highlands Games Basketball Camp with the University of Rio Grande basketball teams will take place on Wednesday, December 27 from 9am to 12pm at the YMCA located at 3232 Megan Neyer Way.  Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars 2018

Posted on December 1, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to announce the fifth annual Dancing with Our Stars scheduled for February 3, 2018 at the Boyd County Community Center. Dancing with Our Stars, the museum’s largest fundraiser, features local celebrities partnered with professional dancers competing for $1 votes to win the famous Mirror Ball Trophy. Click Here to Read More

Walking with the Past Sponsors

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Friends of the Ashland Cemetery would like to thank the sponsors who made the Walking with the Past cemetery tour possible. 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

WWI: Reflecting Back a Century Later

Posted on January 16, 2016 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine’s military gallery, “WWI: Reflecting Back a Century Later” discusses America’s involvement in World War I.  Items on display in this exhibit were used by local veterans during the war. Click Here to Read More