Harris Museum & Art Gallery

Harris Museum
Address:
Market Square
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 2PP

Opening Times:

Monday 11.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm

Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays



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Description:

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is located in a Grade I listed building right in the centre of Preston, England's newest city. It offers a huge range of free exhibitions as well as activities for all ages. The programme includes contemporary art and design, fashion, fine art and decorative art.

 

The Harris Museum is a member of the Renaissance North West Early Years and Family Learning Network and the Preston Museums & Schools in Partnership collaboration.



Contact Details:
Tel: 01772905414 01772 258248 Email: harris.museum@preston.gov.uk

Learning Programmes:

Sessions currently available at the Harris include:


KS1/2 Art & Design:

Self Portraits, Can Buildings Speak?, What is Sculpture?, Objects and Meanings, Every picture tells a story: Portraying Relationships, Welcome to the Harris

KS1/2 History:

Toys, Ancient Greeks, Victorian Childhood, Cottoning On - the rise and fall of Preston's cotton industry,

 

Collection-inspired Literacy Sessions

 



Specialisms:
The museum features art, ceramics and costume displays as well as a contemporary art programme.  It specialises in the history of Preston and holds a variety of social history exhibitions including those of local photographs from the museum's extensive archive.

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Heritage Lottery Funded
ACE funded

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