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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 […]

6 days 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 […]

1 month ago
How you can celebrate LGBT History Month at the Harris

Travis Alabanza The Harris is running a series of events to celebrate LGBT History Month. Taking place each February, LGBT History Month is an observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, […]

2 months ago
Architects behind Harris gallery developments awarded contract for ‘Reimagining the Harris’ plans

The Harris exterior The architecture firm behind the redevelopment of the Harris Museum galleries in 2012 has been awarded a further £450,000 contract work as part of the ‘Reimagining the Harris’ project. The […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston businesses to be encouraged to pay the Real Living Wage

Harris lit in winter sunshine Pic: Tony Worrall An initiative to help Preston businesses become Real Living Wage employers will launch next week. ‘A real wage for Preston’ will be launched by Preston City Council at the Harris on Thursday 23 January. The aim is […]

3 months ago
The coffee shop working to banish loneliness in Penwortham

BonBons customer Kathleen Brocklehurst A number of coffee shops in Preston and South Ribble have been fighting loneliness in their communities by joining the award-winning Chatty Cafe Scheme. BonBons Coffee Bar in Penwortham, owned […]

3 months ago
New page for the Harris as library staff transfer

The Harris exterior Harris library staff have transferred from Lancashire County Council to Preston City Council to create one Harris team. The Harris, which is managed by Preston City Council working in partnership with Lancashire […]

3 months ago
Harris Museum, The Birley and In Certain Places have been named among the North’s top 50 cultural organisations

The Harris Museum and The Birley are two of the three of Prestons most socially valuable organisations in the top 50 in the north The Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, artist-led studio, The Birley, and public art project In Certain Places have been selected as three of the top fifty most socially valuable […]

3 months ago
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