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Preston applies for extra £585k funding for Harris refurb

The Harris and looking towards the Town Hall in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall A funding application for £585,000 is being made to the Arts Council to upgrade the Harris’ special exhibition galleries.  Preston City Council is applying for the grant as part of […]

6 months ago
Victorian Society slams ‘damaging’ plans to change the Harris

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd The Victorian Society is calling for Preston City Council to refuse plans to alter the Harris, which it says is one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in […]

1 year ago
Plans submitted for £10.7m Harris refurbishment

Architectural model of the proposed changes to the Harris Pic: Buttress Architects Ltd Plans have been submitted to revitalise the Harris through a £10.7m scheme. The plans aim to prevent the decay of the building while creating a community resource and world-class gallery and […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Next phase of Re-imagining the Harris underway as project team announced

The front of the Harris lit up by the Transfomers for Love Notes To Preston The Harris has announced its partner team for the Re-Imagining the Harris project. The project’s ambition is to make the Harris a focal point for creativity, making, information and learning […]

2 years ago
Man responsible for ‘re-imagining the Harris’ is leaving

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery will need a new leader Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Museum and Art Gallery will need a new leader Pic: Tony Worrall The man tasked with ‘Re-imagining the Harris’ has decided to take his dreams to Bristol. Jon […]

4 years ago
Harris Library team set to be merged with wider Harris team

A tulip at the front of the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall A tulip at the front of the Harris Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s flagship museum and library looks set to have one team running it. Lancashire County Council is preparing to […]

4 years ago
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