Support Us

If you love the Harris, why not support our charity, the Friends of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery? Find out about our latest fundraising success, the Preston Painting Campaign through we which recently saved a unique view of the town from 1821 here

You can also find information about some of the other fantastic projects that the Friends have funded recently here.

The Friends have been helping the museum to inspire its visitors for over forty years.  We support all kinds of museum activities including family events, work with young people, gallery improvements and exhibitions, purchases and conservations of works of art as well as making a critical contribution to the history gallery, Discover Preston

When you support the Friends, you are helping us to do extraordinary things: enriching the lives of thousands of visitors and preserving our building and collections for years to come.  You can help us by making a donation, becoming a member, or even leaving a legacy.

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Why not follow us on Twitter @harrisfriends or find us on Facebook Friends of the Harris?  You can also see 'behind the scenes' articles, exclusive photos, reviews and creative writing inspired by the Harris on our blog: Friends of the Harris Tumblr blog.

Make a Donation

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Donate now online or by text to help support the work of the museum and create a legacy for future generations to enjoy.

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Join the Friends of the Harris or Renew your Membership

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We work with the museum to deliver a programme of Friends’ activities which covers the whole range of the Harris’ work from local history to fine, decorative and contemporary art.

Whatever you are interested in there is something for you. Annual membership costs just £15 per person or £25 for two people at the same postal address.

Simply pay for your membership or renewal through Paypal, then complete the online membership/renewal form with your Paypal transaction ID, submit the form and we'll take care of the rest!


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Leave a legacy

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A legacy can help to preserve and build on the work of the Harris for the enjoyment of future generations. Find out more about leaving a legacy to the Friends of the Harris.

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Please note we will be closed until 12.30pm on Thursday 12 October for essential staff training
Mon 11am-5pm
(Library 10am-7pm)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-8pm
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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 Sundays 11am-3.30pm