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10th September 2019


Preston Live Arts Festival 2021

21 June 202130 June 2021

Preston is celebrating dancing, singing, writing, acting and creating

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…

View of the Harris' Egyptian Balcony


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…


A Harris Christmas

30 November 202031 January 2021

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

Little boy with a football and PNE shirt


PNE Forever – Portraits of the fans of Preston North End

18 January 202117 April 2021

We are delighted to display a selection of photographs from Michael Barrett's new book PNE Forever – Stories from the…

Screen shot of a video of the Harris Archives


What the eyes see and the ears hear, the mouth cannot speak of by Tao Lashley-Burnley

1 February 20211 October 2021

Watch out for a new contemporary art commission taking place at the Harris in 2021. From February 2021, with installation…

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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