Our 4 spring exhibitions were launched on Friday 14th February, officially opened by the Mayor of Preston, Councillor David Borrow.
The spring exhibitions offer something for everyone from local history to newly-made art and feature:
- The Artful Line: Drawings from the Harris collection and The Courtauld Gallery is part of an ongoing project with The Courtauld Gallery to celebrate a shared Preston heritage with Courtaulds textiles.
- MORE T’ NORTH is a contemporary exhibition curated by the Harris Young producers that challenges Northern stereotypes by showcasing the rich talent of the region. Sponsored by EasyPass Driving School.
- THE UNFURLINGS: Banners for Hope & Change, created by people living with dementia, is the first opportunity to see the Preston banner seen alongside other banners from across the UK.
- Artist Abigail Reynolds’ solo exhibition Taken in a few seconds
/// By the reflection of light will explore what a library means today and will be in Harris’ Library’s Heritage Reading Room.
The exhibition launch was featured in the Lancashire Evening Post. The exhibitions were received warmly, with the public, friends, family, local press and partner organisations in attendance. The Artful Line, MORE T’NORTH and The Unfurlings: Banners for Hope & Change are on until 31st May. Taken in a few seconds\\\By the reflection of light is on until 10th May.