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Gingerbread House Contest

Posted on October 29, 2014 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum and Discovery Center is busy planning its 2014 holiday extravaganza for Ashland and the surrounding community.  Again, we have an exciting project that will allow you to share your talents and Christmas spirit with the community.  We will be doing our third annual Gingerbread House Competition continuing with the theme “Holidays at the Highlands”.  We are also initiating a new competition  for the 2014 holiday season, “Cookies for Santa”. Click Here to Read More

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Sip and Soiree: Dancing with Our Stars Reveal Party

Posted on October 24, 2014 by Emily Roush

The Highlands Museum & Discovery Center first brought the exciting and successful Dancing with Our Stars event to the area.  The museum is now thrilled to present “Sip and Soirée” on November 15 from 6pm-9pm at the museum. This event is the official kickoff party for 2015 Dancing with Our Stars, the museum’s biggest fundraiser.  Click Here to Read More

“10,000 Say Thanks” Campaign

Posted on October 24, 2014 by Emily Roush

 The Highlands Museum is partnering with the Eastern Kentucky Military Historical Society and a network of over 80 organizations nationwide to ensure that every US Service Member serving abroad receives a letter from home on Thanksgiving Day. With your support and help, we hope to send over 10,000 hand-written letters and cards – one for every Kentuckian serving overseas – as our contribution to this effort. Click Here to Read More

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It’s in the Bag: A Handbag History

Posted on October 10, 2014 by Emily Roush

New on the Main Floor Click Here to Read More

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A New Beginning: Highlands Museum is 30!

Posted on August 27, 2014 by Emily Roush

Now on display on the Mezzanine: “A New Beginning: Highlands Museum is 30″ celebrates the Highlands Museum & Discovery Center’s birthday. Click Here to Read More

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Frank and Margaret Adkins Aviation Exhibit

Posted on August 22, 2014 by Emily Roush

The Frank and Margaret Adkins Aviation Exhibit has been renovated and reopened! Click Here to Read More

2014 Ashland Christmas Ornaments

Posted on August 21, 2014 by Emily Roush

The 2014 Ashland Breakfast Kiwanis Club Christmas ornaments have arrived!

This year’s ornament featuring AK Steel is now on sale in our gift shop. We also have limited quantities of past ornaments including Summer Motion, Central Park, and the Bluegrass Restaurant. Click Here to Read More

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The Great Depression: Looking Back 85 Years

Posted on August 16, 2014 by Christy Martin

Located in the Mezzanine, “The Great Depression: Looking Back 85 Years” revisits one of the darkest times in the nation’s history.  This exhibit features the fashion, entertainment, and home life during the Great Depression and includes many photographs and newspaper clippings of Ashland in the 1920s and 1930s. Click Here to Read More

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D-Day: 70 Years Later

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Christy Martin

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. Click Here to Read More

Dancing with our Stars Winners!

Posted on February 12, 2014 by Christy Martin

Videos of the wonderful “Dancing With Our Stars” performance are now on sale at the museum. Get a copy of your own for only $20. Please contact Carol at 329-8888 if you are interested in purchasing a copy.

The Highlands Museum and Discovery Center genuinely thanks the community for the tremendous successful first Dancing With Our Stars. Click Here to Read More