Temporary Exhibits

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2014 National Juried Art Show

Posted on May 16, 2014 by Christy Martin

2014 Prospectus

The Highlands Museum is proud to present the Third Annual National Juried Art Show.  This event provides a month long showcase for artists to be acknowledged.  The NJAS gives the museum an opportunity to express our appreciation of artists by rewarding them for their creativity and ability to touch others emotions through their unique works. Click Here to Read More

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D-Day: 70 Years Later

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Christy Martin

Coming Soon!

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 thaw conflict. Click Here to Read More

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Beauties By the Sea

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Christy Martin

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 Christy Martin

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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2013 Gingerbread House Contest

Posted on October 3, 2013 by Christy Martin

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.
Click Here to Read More

Dancing through the Decades

Posted on October 3, 2013 by Christy Martin

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 Christy Martin

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

The 1960′s: A Decade of Unrest

Posted on August 29, 2013 by Christy Martin

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

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National Juried At Show 2013 Accepted Works & Winners

Posted on August 16, 2013 by Christy Martin

Winners

Viewer’s Choice: “Full Moon” – Nancy Osborne

Photography

1st Place: Over-Past – Sheila Caim

2nd Place: Bradley’s – Tom Wills

 

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1st Place: The Blue Chair – Sharon Asher

2nd Place: In A Moment – J. Click Here to Read More

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A River Runs Through It: National Juried Art Exhibit 2012 Winners

Posted on April 30, 2013 by bob

2012- This years prospectus can be found above in the 2013 National Juries Art Show post!

Update: A list of the winners and sponsors of last years show are listed below. Congratulations to all the winners! We are very excited to see who will win this year. Click Here to Read More