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The Harris to showcase photography from black females in the UK

The Harris is presenting a UKBFTOG’s micro exhibition WE ARE HERE, from mid May. The public group exhibition will show off of various genres of photography from the UKBFTOG UK […]

1 month ago
Harris Open 2021 opens as a virtual exhibition

More than 250 pieces of artwork have been submitted to the Harris Open, a popular annual exhibition featuring local artistic talent. Despite there being Covid-19 restrictions, it has not stopped […]

4 months ago
UCLan and Preston City Council join forces to cement their commitment to Preston’s creative culture

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and Preston City Council have joined forces to prove their commitment to the city’s creative culture. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by […]

6 months ago
National Lottery bid for £4.5m submitted for Harris Museum redevelopment

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The ambitious plan to rejuvenate Preston’s Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library has reached a major milestone. A join team from Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council have submitted a bid […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Popular exhibition The Harris Open to return in spring 2021

A damp view looking up Friargate towards the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris has announced the return of The Harris Open for next year. Delayed by several months due to Covid-19, the popular exhibition featuring local artistic talent will now open […]

7 months 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 […]

7 months ago
The Harris looking for Preston’s Second World War stories

Anthony Padgett on Lytham Sands The Harris is asking residents of Preston to share their Second World War stories with them. Working with the Imperial War Museum (IWM), support by funding from the Art Fund, […]

8 months ago
The Harris and Preston Markets to be lit purple to mark one year until Rugby League World Cup

The Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Museum and Art Gallery and Preston Markets are being lit up in ‘power purple’ to celebrate that it is only one year to go until the Rugby League […]

8 months ago
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