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Preston artists invited to take part in the Harris Open Exhibition

Posted on - 3rd December, 2013 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Events

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Preston artists are being asked to contribute their work to an open exhibition at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery.

Harris Open gives anyone the chance painting, photography, drawing, ceramics, textiles and more.

To have your work shown you need to hand it in at the Harris on either Friday 6 December or Saturday 7 December complete with the application form.

The form is available from the Harris website or the museum itself.

The Harris Open exhibition will run from Saturday 14 December to 25 January 2014.

Sam Mason, audience development manager at the Harris, said: “This year we are also highlighting the work of some of the community groups that have worked closely with the Harris over the past year, including Young Harris, Sahara, WAG and Free Your Mind. We encourage children to enter, and there is a section for under 16s.”

Prizes will be announced in an official event on Wednesday 22 January at 6.30pm.

Quick answers to some questions you may have:

Who can enter?
The exhibition is open to all ages and disciplines provided you pay council tax to Preston City Council or live within a five mile radius of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery.

How many works can be entered?
One or two works in any medium e.g. painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, needlework, jewellery, pottery etc.

How much does it cost?
Entry is free.

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