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10th September 2019

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Harris Open 2021

The exhibiton showcases the amazingly diverse talents of Preston-based artists and makers with work including painting, photography, digital, sculpture, ceramics,…

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Harris Live at Home: Live music direct from the Harris

A monthly musical treat. Harris Live is a must for fans of live music and those wanting to discover new…

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Preston City of Sanctuary - Covid Memories Project

This project was aimed specifically at children and young people from refugee and asylum seeking families living in Preston.

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Camp in the collection – Episode 1: Costume

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Lancashire Photography Festival: Preston Street Photography Workshops

8 May 2021

Join photographer Garry Cook for a hands-on street photography workshop.

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All Together Different: Exploring Ideas for the New Harris

17 May 202128 August 2021

Telling a wider range of stories and displaying our collections differently to make the Harris better. We’d love to know what…

EventsTalks

Horrockses Fashions: Fine Art, Fabrics and Super Fans

28 April 2020
6:00 pm7:00 pm

Join us for an exclusive online talk via Zoom, with fashion historian and academic Dr Chris Boydell.  

Tours

Camp in the collection

26 February 202128 February 2030

Join performance artist Harry Clayton-Wright as we go on a quest to find the campest items in the Harris collections.

ActivitiesHarris Kids

Chinese New Year Activity Packs

Once you receive your pack, complete the activities in your own time!

Have a go some creative activities at home in this fun pack from the Harris and UCLan Confucius Institute.

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British Library Family Fun Packs

Once you receive your pack, complete the activities in your own time!

Have a go some creative activities at home in this fun pack from the British Library.

View of the Harris' Egyptian Balcony

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Egyptian Balcony Guided Virtual Tour

1 January 202131 December 2021

Join tour guide Brenda Atkinson for a virtual guided tour of the paintings of John Somerscales on the Harris' Egyptian…

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A Harris Christmas

30 November 202031 January 2021

Five unique and eye catching decorations commissioned from local artists to brighten up The Harris.  

Illustration of family holding hands

Exhibitions

Preston City of Sanctuary - Covid Memories Project

This project was aimed specifically at children and young people from refugee and asylum seeking families living in Preston.

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Black History Month

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Young producers in gallery

Young People

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Loosely sketched group of figures picked out with bistre wash.

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The Artful Line

The Artful Line is one of four new spring exhibitions. Preston artists Gavin Renshaw, Kathryn Poole and Anita George have…

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More T'North

A Contemporary art exhibition by the Harris Young Producers - proving there's more to the North than thick accents and…

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