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The Harris awarded £803k in government funding as revamp work continues

Front of the Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris has landed £803,249 from a government fund that aims to safeguard the nation’s cultural heritage and stimulate economic growth. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports, delivered […]

3 months 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 […]

1 year 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, […]

2 years ago
The Harris to close in response to coronavirus advice

The Harris Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris will temporarily close its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. The closure will take effect from Friday 20 March, however artwork can still be viewed online via virtual […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rare chance to see performance with early electronic instrument at the Harris

Josh Semans playing the ondes Martenot A live musical performance using one of the earliest electronic instruments is coming to the Harris. Josh Semans will play the ondes Martenot as part of the Harris Live programme […]

3 years ago
BBC’s Bargain Hunt films at the Harris

The Bargain Hunt team filming at the Harris Pic: The Harris/Twitter The Harris has played host to the BBC’s hit daytime show Bargain Hunt. The show, which sees two teams of amateur collectors scouring antiques fairs for bargains, came to the […]

3 years ago
Pauline in the Yellow Dress celebrates 70 years in Preston

The Harris Museum & Art Gallery is celebrating 70 years since the purchase of one of its most popular paintings. Along with the painting Pauline in the Yellow Dress, there is […]

8 years ago
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