Away for the Weekend: The History of Travel and Leisure

Posted on October 3, 2013 by christine

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


Attic Sale

Posted on September 12, 2013 by christine

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 christine

 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


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

The 1960′s: A Decade of Unrest

Posted on August 29, 2013 by christine

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


National Juried At Show 2013 Accepted Works & Winners

Posted on August 16, 2013 by christine


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


1st Place: Over-Past – Sheila Caim

2nd Place: Bradley’s – Tom Wills



1st Place: The Blue Chair – Sharon Asher

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


Scouting in Ameica

Posted on July 24, 2013 by christine

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

Annual Meeting

Posted on July 3, 2013 by christine

Cast Your Vote! July 24, 2013 at 5pm

It time once again for our Annual Meeting of the Membership of Organization. All members are encouraged to attend.

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Celebrating 25 Years of Summer Motion 1989-2013

Posted on June 28, 2013 by christine

Update: This exhibit is over.

This exhibit will be on display until July 6, 2013. The exhibit features signed guitars, pictures, and other memorabilia from each year that Summer Motion has taken place. A large flat screen T.V. in our main hall will be showing actual video clips taken during  Summer Motion throughout the years. Click Here to Read More

Greenbo Gathering featuring Director Carol Allen

Posted on June 17, 2013 by christine

Greenbo Gathering Episode 5 with Coach Merle Kidwell head   coach of the Russell Red Devil high school basketball team and two of his players, Carol Allen director of the Highlands Museum and Isaac Stephens local   musician playing some awesome Jazz on the saxophone. Click Here to Read More

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Boyd County Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program

Posted on May 22, 2013 by christine

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This time of year, at libraries around the country, preparation is in high gear for the summer reading programs for kids – as a great way to keep their minds engaged while they are out of school for a few months. Click Here to Read More