Friends of the Harris

Friends of the Harris

Charity information

Friends of the Harris

The Harris Museum welcomes and inspires visitors with its fabulous collections, contemporary exhibitions and Discover Preston gallery. The Friends help the museum to make every visit special.

Founded 1973

  • Mission statement

    The Harris is at the heart of North West England's thriving arts and heritage scene and is a Grade I listed building holding works of fine and decorative art and local history objects (including related to Preston Guild), as well as running a major contemporary art programme.

    The museum inspires adults and children.

    The Friends provide financial and other support to enable the Museum to achieve its vision, ' to extend our reputation as an outstanding museum and art gallery that is distinctive, ambitious, audience-focussed and open to change'. We welcome new members from all backgrounds who wish to enjoy what the museum has to offer and help to support it.

  • Aims

    Friends of the Harris aims to:

    • To encourage and promote public appreciation of fine art, decorative art and history, specifically the activities of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston
  • Overview

    Established: October 1973

    Registered Charity Number: 503726

    Board members: 10

    Phone number: 01772903619

    Address: Harris Museum & Art Gallery Market Square Preston PR1 2PP

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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