6 February - 4 June 2016
Imagine Neanderthals living in Preston Bus Station and around the city ... what Jackson Pollock's wife really thought ... and how a talking shoe might gossip over the garden fence.
Preston Bus Station is part of the inspiration for Nathaniel Mellors’ new film, winner of the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award, and showing here for the first time as part of the exhibition.
9 July – 6 November 2016
Michael Foreman has been creating well-loved children's books, as both illustrator and author, for over 50 years. This popular exhibition makes a perfect family day out in Preston. You can enjoy original artworks, playful props, films, books and family activities that will encourage the whole family to become part of Michael's magical storytelling world.
26 November 2016 – 7 January 2017
The Harris Open is a fresh and vibrant annual exhibition that gives the people of Preston a chance to shine! Artists from all backgrounds and all levels of experience, including professional, are invited to submit one or two of their most recent works to go on display, with children welcome to take part too.
Two Venue Exhibition
12 February - 23 April 2016 at the Harris
12 February - 3 March 2016 at UCLan PR1 Gallery
Working with fine art graduates at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) we are discovering more about the Harris’ 20th century print collection, uncovering hidden gems that have not been displayed
in recent years.
Discover Preston display
26 September 2015 - 25 June 2016
Spotlight On ... Black History Connections: Local African and Caribbean Stories
Find out about the ancient connections between Lancashire and Africa; stories of individual triumph in the face of adversity and the flourishing of the Windrush generation.