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Huge artistic banner to cover front of Harris Museum for exhibition

The Harris and looking towards the Town Hall in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris is excited to announce a major new artwork which has been completed by renowned artist Bob and Roberta Smith. The work will take the form of a huge […]

1 month ago
The Harris regeneration works set to be completed in 2024 as the team receive £4.5m lottery funding

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris, Museum, Library and Art Gallery are set to receive £4.5m funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the £10m #HarrisYourPlace project. The scheme is set to make […]

3 months ago
UCLan academics organise a virtual music event with a difference with the Harris

The Harris Museum in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall Music fans are set for a taste of live music with a difference thanks to a performance organised by a team of University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) academics. On Sunday […]

3 months ago
Preston essential workers encouraged to use the Harris test centre

The Harris in Preston city centre Pic: Tony Worrall All essential workers in Preston are being encouraged to access free COVID-19 testing in the city centre following an expansion of the scheme. The service, operating from the Harris, offers […]

3 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
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
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 1 to 7

A view of how the cinema development may look A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. The home library service has resumed across the city, a £5,000 donation has been made to the NHS, and […]

11 months ago
The Harris reopens museum and galleries after lockdown

The Harris exterior The Harris has reopened its museum and galleries as the second part of its phased reopening. Visitors are now able to book an online ticket to the museum and gallery […]

11 months ago
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