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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 […]

12 hours ago
The Harris library opens temporary home in the Guild Hall

The Harris library has opened a temporary site in the Guild Hall while renovation works begin on the museum building. The library has moved across the road from the Grade […]

3 months ago
In pictures: A diverse celebration of county culture at Lancashire Encounter 2021

This first weekend of the Lancashire Encounter arts festival was a roaring success, with Prestonians gathering to celebrate the county’s diverse cultural offer. Having kicked off on Friday 17 September […]

4 months ago
Preston MakeFest to be held at The Harris this weekend

Attendees at an #RJam event back in 2018 On Saturday 28 August Preston MakeFest will take place in the Harris for an afternoon expo event.  Prestonians are being invited to attend the exa.foundation’s very first showcase event, where […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s Harris Museum to host free family storytelling day in Avenham Park this weekend

Preston’s Harris Museum has invited families to a free storytelling event in Avenham Park this Saturday. The first event will run on Saturday 14 August, from 12 noon – 3pm […]

5 months ago
Worldwise Samba Drummers to perform at Preston Flag Market

The Worldwise Samba Drummers have asked Preston residents to perform alongside them at this year’s Making a Mark arts event. Making a Mark, which takes place at Preston Flag Market […]

7 months ago
Internationally renowned artist’s major exhibition opens at The Harris

Look, Listen, Make Things - a banner designed by Bob and Roberta Smith measuring 20 metres wide by 8 metres high Pic: Lisa Brown Have you caught sight of the striking, giant banner joyously hung across the exterior of The Harris? It reads ‘Look, Listen, Make Things’ in colourful typography. It was created from […]

8 months ago
‘All Together Different’ exhibition at the Harris wants to hear the thoughts of Prestonians about the future

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris recently received the news it was successful in fundraising for a major refurbishment and re-display of the building. ‘All Together Different’ is a new exhibition that will test out ideas […]

8 months ago
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