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Dancing with Our Stars 2017 Special Thanks

Posted on February 11, 2017 by Emily Roush

Dancing with Our Stars is the Highlands Museum’s largest fundraiser.  It would not be possible without the support of the many businesses and individual who made this event possible.  Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars Sponsors

Posted on February 11, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center would like to thank all the individuals and businesses who sponsored Dancing with Our Stars 2017: Click Here to Read More

Museum to reopen on February 11

Posted on February 10, 2017 by Emily Roush

Major changes are happening at the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center.  After being awarded a $500,000 grant from the Commonwealth of Kentucky and a $125,000 matching grant from the Woodlands Foundation, construction is now underway to update the museum’s restrooms, doors, and elevator making them more accessible and compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Click Here to Read More

Dancing with Our Stars Winners

Posted on February 6, 2017 by Emily Roush

Congratulations to the winners of Dancing with Our Stars 2017: Click Here to Read More

The 1937 Flood: 80 Years Later

Posted on January 13, 2017 by Emily Roush

This January marks the 80th anniversary of the 1937 Flood where the Ohio River flooded causing massive damage across multiple states.  This exhibit features photos newspapers, scrapbooks, and more to give visitors an idea of what the area was like before the waters receded.   Click Here to Read More

Celebrating Black History Month

Posted on January 12, 2017 by Emily Roush

Now on display on the Main Floor “Celebrating Black History Month”, highlights Ashland’s rich African American culture and history.   Click Here to Read More

Celebrating Black History Month: Gospel Night

Posted on January 12, 2017 by Emily Roush

Please join the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center for our Black History Month celebration.  The annual Gospel Night hosted by the museum and Ashland Community and Technical College will be held on February 16 from 6pm to 8pm. Click Here to Read More

Upcoming Sports Exhibit

Posted on December 28, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum is seeking artifacts related to regional sports history to be used in a future exhibit.  Items can include those relating to local sports teams, local schools, or sports stars from the area.  Items can be donated to the museum or placed on a temporary loan basis.  Click Here to Read More

Annual Meeting Results

Posted on July 8, 2016 by Emily Roush

RESULTS OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERSHIP OF THE HIGHLANDS MUSEUM & DISCOVERY CENTER Click Here to Read More

Help Us Build an Exhibit-1937 Flood

Posted on June 11, 2016 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is planning an exhibit commemorating the anniversary of the 1937 flood and is seeking interviews with individuals who lived through this event. If you or someone you know remembers the flood and would like to share, please call curator Heather Akers at 606-329-8888 or email heather@highlandsmuseum.com. Click Here to Read More