Exhibits

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Beauties By the Sea

Posted on March 7, 2014 by christine

This exhibit explores swim attire through the decades of 1910-1980. In the beginning of the 1900′s, women were fully clothed. In the 1930′s the amount of skin a women showed had to be measured before she was permitted to enter the beach. Click Here to Read More

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Old Friends: Playthings of the Past

Posted on March 7, 2014 by christine

This exhibit takes you through 100 years of toy history. Learn about the origins of some of the most popular toys as you walk by displays featuring dolls, board games, action figures and much more! Keep your eyes open for “Old Friends” you may have forgotten. Click Here to Read More

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Apollo Night

Posted on February 12, 2014 by christine

Update: This Event has ended.20140212130838_00001Entries for Apollo night will be excepted until February 15th. Please fill out the entry form and send $5 entry fee to:

Highlands Museum & Discovery

1620 Winchester Avenue

Ashland, KY 41101

 

Click Here to Read More

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2014 Black History Celebration

Posted on January 17, 2014 by christine

The Highlands Museum & Discovery is proud to be a part of the 2014 annual Black History Celebration. Last year over 2000 people commemorated and celebrated the African American contribution to our community. We are very excited about our plans for 2014 celebration! Click Here to Read More

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2013 Gingerbread House Contest

Posted on October 3, 2013 by christine

Highlands Museum and Discovery Center

Holiday at the Highlands

 

Gingerbread House Guidelines

  1. An individual or a group may prepare each entry.
  2. Family and Consumer Science classes may submit several entries, each entry done by a different individual or group of students.
  3. Click Here to Read More

Dancing through the Decades

Posted on October 3, 2013 by christine

UPDATE: This exhibit is now over.

This exhibit is dedicated to dance and music between the 1920′s-1950′s. This exhibit features ball gowns, sheet music, phonographs, and radios of the 4 decades. It will show how American dance progressed through the Charleston to the Twist. Click Here to Read More

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Away for the Weekend: The History of Travel and Leisure

Posted on October 3, 2013 by christine

The exhibit looks at the history of travel and vacation. Until trains became popular in the 19th century, travel was to expensive for the average person to travel. This exhibits features trunks used for travel, post cards, and an international doll collection that was donation to the museum in memory of Monica Ann Lucas. Click Here to Read More

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National Juried Art Show 2013

Posted on September 8, 2013 by christine

 This Exhibit will be on display until September 30, 2013

Thank You Sponsors of the National Juried Art Show 2013

 

Salvador Dali Level

*Kentucky Farmers Bank

Vincent van Gogh Level

*DESCO Federal Credit Union

*William C.O. Reaves PSC

*Debbie Gaines

*Curt Robinson State Farm Insurance

Other

*Tri-State Oral & Facial Surgery- Dr. Click Here to Read More

The 1960′s: A Decade of Unrest

Posted on August 29, 2013 by christine

This exhibit features topics from one of the most turbulent decades in American history. The exhibit includes JFK, Vietnam, fashion, film and television. Artifacts include records, clothing, jewelry, advertisements, and much more. A Decade of Unrest will be on display until January 2014. Click Here to Read More