Night at the Highlands

Posted on October 3, 2013 by Christy Martin

A museum tour where the exhibits come to life! This event will be on Saturday, October 26 6:30-8:30pm. Tours will be every 15 minutes. Reservations Advised! There is limited space available. to reserve you tour time please call us at 606-329-8888.

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Dining with the Past

Posted on October 3, 2013 by Christy Martin

Dinner and a guided historical cemetery tour. Tours are available at 2, 4, & 5:30pm. Tickets can purchase tickets at the museum. Tickets are $15.00 for the 4pm & 5:30pm tours (includes dinner) and $10.00 for the 2pm tour (No dinner). Click Here to Read More

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2013 Gingerbread House Contest

Posted on October 3, 2013 by Christy Martin

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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

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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

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Attic Sale

Posted on September 12, 2013 by Christy Martin

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center is accepting any unwanted items for our Attic Sale. The Attic Sale will be held on September 20th and 21st, during Poage Landing Days. We will accept anything in fair to great condition EXCEPT CLOTHES. Click Here to Read More

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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

The 1960′s: A Decade of Unrest

Posted on August 29, 2013 by Christy Martin

This exhibit features topics from one of the most turbulent decades in American history. The exhibit includes JFK, Vietnam, fashion, film and television. Artifacts include records, clothing, jewelry, advertisements, and much more. A Decade of Unrest will be on display until January 2014. Click Here to Read More

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National Juried At Show 2013 Accepted Works & Winners

Posted on August 16, 2013 by Christy Martin

Winners

Viewer’s Choice: “Full Moon” – Nancy Osborne

Photography

1st Place: Over-Past – Sheila Caim

2nd Place: Bradley’s – Tom Wills

 

Acrylic/Oil

1st Place: The Blue Chair – Sharon Asher

2nd Place: In A Moment – J. Click Here to Read More

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Scouting in Ameica

Posted on July 24, 2013 by Christy Martin

Update: This exhibit has ended.

Nearly 100 years of scouting history is currently on display here at the Highlands Museum.  The exhibit, “Scouting in America” will be on display through August 24.

Visitors will be greeted by a multitude of scouting memorabilia ranging from uniforms to promotional items and even a complete series of scouting manuals. Click Here to Read More