Exhibits

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

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

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

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

Apollo Night

Posted on February 12, 2014 by Christy Martin

Update: This Event has ended.

Entries for Apollo night will be excepted until February 15th. Please fill out the entry form and send $5 entry fee to:

Highlands Museum & Discovery

1620 Winchester Avenue

Ashland, KY 41101

 

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2014 Black History Celebration

Posted on January 17, 2014 by Christy Martin

The Highlands Museum & Discovery is proud to be a part of the 2014 annual Black History Celebration. Last year over 2000 people commemorated and celebrated the African American contribution to our community. We are very excited about our plans for 2014 celebration! Click Here to Read More

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.
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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

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

National Juried Art Show 2013

Posted on September 8, 2013 by Christy Martin

 This Exhibit will be on display until September 30, 2013

Thank You Sponsors of the National Juried Art Show 2013

 

Salvador Dali Level

*Kentucky Farmers Bank

Vincent van Gogh Level

*DESCO Federal Credit Union

*William C.O. Reaves PSC

*Debbie Gaines

*Curt Robinson State Farm Insurance

Other

*Tri-State Oral & Facial Surgery- Dr. Click Here to Read More