friends of the Harris

Harris Museum sees £450k investment from national grant-makers

Two national foundations have invested £450,000 into The Harris to help fund an ongoing refurb project. Provided by The Weston Foundation and the Wolfson Foundation, two grants will build on […]

4 months ago
Preston celebrities back Harris fundraising campaign

Eric Knowles and Lubaina Himid inside the Harris Pic: The Harris Preston charity Friends of the Harris has won the backing of two local celebrities in its campaign to raise £25,000 towards the #HarrisYourPlace plans. Turner Prize winner Professor Lubaina Himid and TV personality Eric […]

1 year ago
New £150,000 children’s space being created in The Harris

Planned Children's Space Pic: Ralph Appelbaum Associates The Harris Charity has chosen to make its largest ever grant to help provide a new Children’s Space at the Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, as part of the […]

2 years ago
Friends of the Harris charity receives £1,000 funding boost for museum redevelopment

Library users at The Harris. Pic: The Harris Preston 2020. Preston charity Friends of the Harris has been award £1,000 to support the museum, art gallery and library’s redevelopment project, #HarrisYourPlace. The money was awarded as part of a competition […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rare Catholic treasure found near M61 could go on display in the Harris

The silver treasure was found near Preston The silver treasure was found near Preston A rare Catholic artefact dating back to the 1600s could go on display in the Harris. Prestonians are being urged to help support […]

5 years ago
Summer in the countryside at The Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Idyllic scenery, derelict barns, farmers toiling the land? The Harris explores how artists take inspiration from our rural heritage, from the romantic to the real. Three new free exhibitions have […]

7 years ago
Friends of the Harris blog up for National Award

Tickets are now on sale for the National UK Blog Awards 2014 taking place at The Grange Hotel, St Pauls in central London on Friday 25th April An evening of […]

8 years ago
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