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.

Young Harris meets (approx. once per month) to work on projects with artists and Harris staff. If you'd like to join, please contact Kyra on 01772 905412.


Sparks is an exciting chance to find out about contemporary art and get involved in making your own for 16-19 year olds.

Young Harris - Weird Workshop

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Saturdays 6 June, 20 June, 11 July and 25 July
Aged 12-16 and into art - why not join Young Harris?

Can you be a wacky artist? Join our workshop and find out!

Young Harris meet every month.  Come along and you'll get to work with professional artists and gallery staff. You can also 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? 1-3pm   Cost? Free
Ages? 12-16
Do I need to book in advance? No, just come along!

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Sparks: Film-making project

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Saturdays 6 June, 20 June and 27 June
Sparks is an exciting new chance for young people aged 19-24 to get involved in contemporary art.

Join artist Steph Fletcher and get involved in making a short film.  We will be meeting in the Lucy Beech: Me and Mine exhibition.

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? 2-4pm   Cost? Free
Ages? 16-19
Do I need to book in advance? No, just come along!

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Opening hours:

Mon                    11am - 5pm
Tues – Sat          10am - 5pm
Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays

FREE entry

This week's events


Fri 3 July, 10.30-11.00am
Little Hands on Story Time
For under 5s and carers
Drop in, FREE


Sat 4 July, 1.30-3.30pm
Hands on: Preston Tea Party
For ages 5-12
Drop in, FREE


Sat 4 July, 2.00-2.45pm
Egyptian Balcony Tour
£2 Booking recommended
Ages 12+


Sat 4 July, 1.00 & 1.45pm
Artists' Portfolio Reviews
Booking essential


Sat 4 July, 3.00-5.00pm
Artists' Talks
Sovay Berriman & Ruth Claxton
Drop in, FREE

Click on the titles for more details or click here for more events