Our Work

The Harris in the Community

Creative programmes to promote mental well-being, bringing art to a wide range of community groups in the Preston area.

Working with our partners in the local community, we encourage individuals and groups that need extra support to work with us. This work is targeted specifically at young people; vulnerable adults; minority groups and older people (through our Reminiscence programme) and services are provided either at the Harris or off-site in the heart of the community.

We offer a wide range of activities from one-off talks, tours and consultation, to long-term weekly or monthly projects.

All our activities are inspired by our collections and exhibitions and aim to improve social and life skills as well as improving health and well-being.

If you would like an informal chat about how the Harris could help your group call our Learning and Access team on 01772 905412 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
Preston
PR1 2PP 

T 01772 258248 (office 10am-4pm)
T 01772 905414 (event bookings)
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OPENING HOURS 
Please note we will be closed until 12.30pm on Wed 5 October 2016 for essential staff training.

Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Mon 10am-5pm
(11am Museum/Art Gallery)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-8pm

Thur 10am-5pm

Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

IT Centre Computers open 9am daily, except Sundays 11am

Café and Shop
Daily 10am-4pm, except Wed 11am-7.30pm & Sun 11am-3.30pm

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CLOSED ON BANK HOLIDAYS

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