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The Red Cross: 100 Years in Kentucky

Posted on June 1, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center and the Eastern Kentucky Chapter of the Red Cross have partnered on an exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Red Cross in Kentucky.   A variety of items from the Eastern Kentucky Chapter are on display including volunteer uniforms, CPR dolls, pens, photos, and more.   Click Here to Read More

June in Bloom Garden Tour

Posted on May 26, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Friends of the Highlands will present the second annual June in Bloom Garden Tour on Sunday, June 25 from 1pm to 6pm.  The tour will highlight beautiful and unique gardens from seven locations in the Ashland Area.  Click Here to Read More

Highlands Center Now Open

Posted on May 26, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to open Highlands Center, a newly renovated rental venue located on the fourth floor of the museum.  Click Here to Read More

Ashland Airport: Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Emily Roush

Be sure to stop by the museum to pick up a copy of the new book, Ashland Airport: Eastern Kentucky’s Forgotten Field by local author William E. Martin.  This book shares the rich, interesting history of the now closed Ashland Airport, a place that’s existence is unknown to many in the region.   Click Here to Read More

First Responder Summer Camp

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Emily Roush

July 11 through 14, the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is again partnering with the Ashland Police Department, Ashland Fire Department, Boyd County EMS, Boyd County 911, and Boyd County Emergency Management to present First Responders Camp.  Aimed toward students entering 5th through 7th grades, it will give kids a fun and hands on glimpse of what it is like to be a first responder.  Click Here to Read More

Highlands Kids Fest 2017

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is excited to present Highlands Kids Fest on July 29, 2017 from 12pm to 4pm.  This fun event is sure to have something to entertain the whole family.  Highlands Kids Fest will feature kid friendly vendors and activities as well as performances by Des Coveries Wild Animal Shows, magician Gary Boothe, and many more.   Click Here to Read More

Time Out: A History of Sports

Posted on April 8, 2017 by Emily Roush

The newest Main Floor exhibit “Time Out: A History of Sports” shows visitors the rich heritage of athletics in our Tri-State region.  This exhibit encompasses a wide range of sports including baseball, football, soccer, cheerleading, tennis, track, diving, and horse racing.  Click Here to Read More

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

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