Located in the Mezzanine, “The Great Depression: Looking Back 85 Years” revisits one of the darkest times in the nation’s history. This exhibit features the fashion, entertainment, and home life during the Great Depression and includes many photographs and newspaper clippings of Ashland in the 1920s and 1930s. Click Here to Read More
D-Day: 70 Years Later is an exhibit that commemorates the milestone anniversary of the invasion of Axis Europe by the Allies in June 1944. The exhibit, featuring various photos from both home and abroad, shares the story of some of the men and women from the Ashland area that took part in the conflict. Click Here to Read More
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
The Ballantyne Collection of military figurines is an impressive display of highly detailed models of soldiers down through the ages, from ancient Greece to the modern era. Soldiers attired in the uniform and equipment of their time are represented and were created by Scottish craftsmen at Ballantynes of Walkerburn in the United Kingdom. The Ballantyne exhibit is currently open in the Main Hall, and will remain on display through May 2013.Click Here to Read More
Nightscapes Photo Exhibit is now on display through August at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center. This is part of “Between the Covers,” the adult summer reading program at BCPL. The exhibit runs Aug. 3- Sept.4.
Beauty and Extravagant Vanity features the history of personal grooming, and includes cosmetics, clothing, jewelry, and much more. Some of the museum’s most beautiful and elegant personal items will be on display. Exhibit opens August 2012 and will run through January 2013. Click Here to Read More