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Dining with the Past

Posted on September 24, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Friends of the Ashland Cemetery are excited to present Dining with the Past. This annual walking tour of the Ashland Cemetery will take place on Saturday, October 8 from 4pm to 9pm. Tickets are $12 and are now on sale at the Highlands Museum. Click Here to Read More

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Cradle to the Grave

Posted on September 16, 2016 by Emily Roush

The new exhibit on the Mezzanine, “Cradle to the Grave”, looks at the historical aspects of the milestones of life.  Learn about early childbirth methods, the evolution of “childhood”, arranged marriages, and Victorian mourning traditions.  “Cradle to the Grave” includes an array of artifacts from our collections includding a wedding gown, a dollhouse, and family bibles.   Click Here to Read More

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Decorators’ Showcase 2016

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to present the highly anticipated Decorators’ Showcase 2016.  In the past, Decorators’ Showcase was a hallmark of the Highlands Museum’s events calendar, and staff and volunteers are thrilled to bring this event back after a long hiatus.   Click Here to Read More

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Highlanders HeroCon

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Emily Roush

Highlanders HeroCon was success for the Highlands Museum.  Thank you to all those who attended.

The museum would also like to thank our sponsors: Click Here to Read More

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Artsy Chair Affair

Posted on June 7, 2016 by Emily Roush

 

The Artsy Chair Affair co-sponsored by the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Paramount Arts Center promises to be a huge success for the entire community.  Artists and students in the area have creatively decorated beautiful Adirondack Chairs to be auctioned off live at an event scheduled for Saturday, October 8 at 7:30pm at the Paramount Arts Center.  Click Here to Read More

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A Note in Time: The History of Music

Posted on April 28, 2016 by Emily Roush

Now on display, “A Note in Time: The History of Music” chronicles the evolution of music throughout history.  The exhibit takes an all-encompassing look at the different ways people have played and enjoyed music from ancient times to modern day.   Click Here to Read More

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9 to 5: The History of Occupations

Posted on February 12, 2016 by Emily Roush

New to the Mezzanine, “9 to 5: The History of Occupations” studies the history of jobs/careers.  After reading about the history of the division of labor, walk through this exhibit that puts the spotlight on the history of several specific jobs such as teacher, farmer, police officer.   Click Here to Read More

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Dancing with Our Stars Winners

Posted on February 8, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is thrilled to announce the winners of Dancing With Our Stars 2016: Click Here to Read More

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Animal Show Birthday Parties

Posted on June 12, 2015 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited launch a new program of themed birthday parties.  We are debuting this fun new program with Des Coveries Wild Animal Show Parties.   Click Here to Read More

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Now Open: Space Science Hall

Posted on November 7, 2014 by Emily Roush

Highlands Museum & Discovery Center to Open New Exhibition Hall

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center has opened a new space science exhibition hall. Located in the Discovery Center, it houses the new exhibit “Satellites, Aerospace & the Bluegrass State.” Click Here to Read More