Talks, Tours & Events for Adults
Whether you're interested in art, history, fashion or ceramics and glass, we have a wide variety of talks, tours and workshops on offer!
Explore ... In-depth talks, tours and workshops. Look out for talks by special guests as well as Harris experts.
Specials - extend your knowledge of art or history with talks from academics, historians or artists, or celebrate auspicious dates/festivals at one of our takeover days.
Group Tours - We can also arrange an exclusive tour especially for your group for which there is a small charge. Please contact Steve Walker on 01772 906194 to find out more.
Wed 27 July
Welcome to Drawing @ the Harris!
Join Jess to sketch, draw and share skills and ideas. Whether you haven't drawn since you were at school, or whether you never leave the house without your sketchbook, everyone is welcome to (re)discover their passion for drawing with a little bit of help available if you need it. Sketchbooks and pencils supplied.
What time? 5-7pm
Do I need to book in advance?No, just drop in
Age range? All ages welcome
Saturday 13 August
Explore the Harris
See a part of the Harris not usually open to the public. This is your chance to travel to the top of the building and see John Somerscales' impressive friezes that adorn the Egyptian balcony and find out about how they ended up in the Harris!
What time? 2-2.45pm
Cost? £1.00/50p concessions
Do I need to book in advance? Yes, call 01772 905414 or book your place at the museum shop.
Suitable for?Ages 12+
Wednesday 21 September
Talk by Amanda Mason
Glass of wine or tea/coffee on arrival
Amanda Mason is the curator of the Imperial War Museum’s new exhibition Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style, which includes a Horrockses dress on loan from the Harris.
Amanda will talk about how fashions changed in both World War I
(as seen in our current Style & Substance exhibition) and
World War II.