harris your place

New space at The Harris to celebrate diversity and identity 

The Harris First Floor Balcony, Planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates. The Harris Museum has unveiled a new space with the aim to celebrate diversity and identity. The newly imagined first floor balcony is an area designed with a purpose to […]

2 months ago
The Harris appoints contractors for museum £16 million refit

Artist's impression of The Harris first floor rotunda The refurbishment of The Harris has taken another step forward with the appointment of a fit-out team. The Harris Your Place contractors are made up of BECK, Orbis, Four Agency […]

3 months ago
New-look The Harris to be host to No. 9 and The Studio for city’s youth

Room 9, planning and design by Ralph Appelbaum Associates The Harris in Preston has announced the opening of two new spaces which will be dedicated to young people. Over 100 years old, the museum, art gallery and library, is […]

4 months ago
Harris Museum refurb contributes £3m, 286 jobs and 500 apprentice days to local economy

The Harris Museum’s refurbishment has so far contributed more than ¬£3million, 286 jobs and 500 apprentice days to the local economy. The ¬£16m Harris Your Place project has so far […]

7 months ago
Harris Museum and Art Gallery looking for ‘critical friends’

Michael Conlon receiving Harris key from Councillor Peter Kelly Harris Your Place is the ambitious project redefining the city of Preston, reinventing the Harris as a 21st-century community, cultural and learning space. Due to re-open in 2024, the Harris […]

1 year ago
Harris project sees latest contractor employed for major works

Image of the Harris construction site hoarding BECK has been newly appointed and confirmed as the fit-out contractor for the Harris Your Place capital project. The fit-out works will be consistently fresh and responsive, blending architecture, collections […]

1 year ago
Harris hoarding installed as construction works progress

Image of the Harris construction site hoarding As the¬†Harris Your Place¬†construction works progress, a new and vibrant design has been fitted across the construction site hoarding surrounding the Harris. Following an open tender process, Chorley-based company,¬†Poppy Signs¬†were […]

1 year ago
First look as the Harris reveals new-look ground floor rotunda

What the ground floor would look like Preston‚Äôs Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library has revealed the new-look ground floor rotunda. Working with partners Ralph Appelbaum Associates for the planning and design to reimagine the building, the rotunda will […]

1 year ago
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