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1944 Walking Tour of Downtown Ashland

Posted on May 16, 2014 by Christy Martin

Tickets are now on sale for the 1944 Walking Tour of Downtown Ashland!

The eastern Kentucky Military Historical Society and the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center have joined forces to bring a unique and exciting event to our community. “The War Days: A 1944 Walking Tour of Downtown Ashland”  will be on June 14th and will start at the museum. Click Here to Read More

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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