For Young People

Photo of young people taking part in a workshopWe have two great opportunities for young people to get involved - Young Harris for those aged 12-16 and Sparks for 16-19 year olds.

Young Harris

Aged 12+ – Fire your imagination and unleash your creative side at one of our workshops! Spend time exploring topics in more depth with Harris experts and get the chance to gain your Bronze Arts Award.

Young Harris meets about once a month to work on projects with artists and Harris staff. If you'd like to join, please contact Kyra on 01772 905412 or find out more here.


Sparks is for 16-19 year olds. You can find out about contemporary art, work with professional artists and gallery staff, and make your own work.  There is also the chance to work towards gaining your Silver or Gold Arts Award.  Find out more here.

Young Harris - Workshops

The Harris building by Young Harris members

Saturdays 12 September, 3 October, 24 October, 14 November and 5 December

Aged 12-16 and into art - why not join Young Harris?

Young Harris meet every month.  Come along and you'll get to work with professional artists and gallery staff. You can also choose to work towards gaining your Bronze or Silver Arts Award.

For more info about what Young Harris get up to, visit/like our Facebook page.

What time? 1-3.30pm   Cost? Free
Ages? 12-16
Do I need to book in advance? No, just come along!

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Sparks 2015-16

Sparks logo

Saturdays from September 2015 - Dates coming soon!
Sparks is an exciting new chance for young people aged 16-19 to get involved in contemporary art.

Join professional artists and gallery staff to get an inside view of the art on show and inspiration to create your own work.  You can also work towards the Silver or Gold Arts Award if you wish.

Supported by Arts Council England, the Friends of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, The Foyle Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, the Jacana Care Trust and the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund.

What time? Saturdays - time to be confirmed   Cost? Free
Ages? 16-19
Do I need to book in advance? No, just come along!

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This week's events


Tue 1 Sept, 11am-12pm
Little Hands On
Under 5s and carers
FREE, Drop in


Tue 1 Sept, 1.30-3.30pm
Hands On: Arty Allotment
Ages 5-12
FREE, Drop in


Fri 4 Sept, 10.30-11am
Little Hands On Story Time
Under 5s and carers
FREE, Drop in

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