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10th September 2019

ActivitiesEventsHarris Kids

Dreamcatchers workshop with Salina Somalya

Make your own Dreamcatcher
There are two sessions.

Join our expert maker Salina who will take you through step by step to create your own special dreamcatcher. 

ActivitiesEventsExhibitionsHarris Kids

Caribbean Stories Summer Event with family-friendly activities

21 August 2021
12:00 pm4:00 pm

You are invited to join us for a fun filled afternoon of family-friendly activities celebrating Caribbean culture in Preston.

Banner artworks on display in the Harris rotunda


Preston Awakens| Visual Arts Exhibition

21 June 20211 September 2021

Visual arts exhibition celebrating creating in Preston

A colourful slogan-style artwork. Look, Listen, Make Things


Bob and Roberta Smith – Look, Listen, Make Things

4 June 20212 October 2021

A major exhibition by acclaimed artist Bob and Roberta Smith featuring an exciting new commission for the Harris.


We Are Here

26 April 202117 July 2021

We Are Here – Life through the lens of Black UK female photographers


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…

Archived 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.  


Camp in the collection

26 February 202128 February 2022

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

Illustration of family holding hands


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.


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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Man crouching down as a part of a perfomance


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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