Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Preston will ‘Light It Blue’ to celebrate the 72nd Birthday of the NHS

The new lighting was tested out The Harris and Preston Markets will be lit blue on Sunday (5 July) to mark the 72nd birthday of the NHS. Organised by Preston City Council, the lighting of the […]

12 hours ago
‘Preserve a Victorian gem’ to ‘it will attract more visitors’ – how city responded to Harris Museum design concepts

The Harris exterior The Harris Museum and Art Gallery have announced plans for a major renovation but Preston’s initial reaction doesn’t seem particularly supportive. The museum is looking for public feedback on the […]

1 week ago
How the inside of the Harris Museum may look after major revamp

The Harris children's space visual The Harris is asking for public feedback on its latest plans as it prepares to become the UK’s first blended museum, art gallery and library. Following last year’s announcement of […]

1 week ago
Harris and Preston Market Hall to be lit purple in solidarity with George Floyd

Preston Market and its canopy will turn purple in a 'stand against racism' Pic: 70023venus2009 Preston’s Market and Harris Museum are to light up purple as an act of solidarity over the death of George Floyd. Both buildings are being lit from tonight (Monday June […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston artists urged to submit their work for sale in Harris Museum shop

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A chance for up and coming artists to be featured in the Harris Museum and Art Gallery shop has been unveiled. The Harris is looking for budding artists, designers and […]

1 month ago
Harris Museum launches virtual Courtaulds gallery exhibition and tour

How the virtual tour looks at the Harris The Harris Museum and Art Gallery has remained closed since late March due to the coronavirus pandemic. But art lovers missing their cultural fix can now go online to explore […]

2 months ago
Share your rainbows in the Harris’ first virtual exhibition

One of Preston's rainbow creation Pic: Cat Morewin/Facebook The Harris’ first-ever virtual exhibition will be a rainbow-fest created by Prestonians. Across the nation, people have been putting pictures of rainbows in their windows to spread joy during the […]

3 months ago
Something for everyone at new Harris four seasons exhibition

A crisp day on the Flag Market with the Harris Museum in the background. Pic: @jg_hickey There is something for everyone at the Harris this spring with four exciting new exhibitions, from local history to newly-made art.  The spring exhibitions allow visitors the chance to see […]

5 months ago
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