Browse the exhibitions that took place at the Harris during 2011.
23 November 2011 – 4 February 2012
Matt Wilde's paintings explore the day to day demands of modern life. From queuing, shopping or negotiating public transport, to keeping up with the latest technology, his work reflects the hectic nature of everyday life.
18 June – 3 September
This summer we celebrated the arrival of the holiday season. Whether it’s a visit to the coast, a day out in the country, a trip to the fair or just spending time relaxing at home, how we spend our holiday time is always a source of excitement or anticipation.
26 March – 4 June 2011
An exhibition, acquisition and debate, presented in partnership by the Harris Museum & Art Gallery and folly.
Until 23 April 2011
Embellished invited visitors to take a closer look at textile patterns and techniques in our Textile & Costume Gallery exhibition.
2 December 2010 – 26 February 2011
North West artists Tenneson & Dale created a site-specific installation for the Harris Stairway. Hung Parliament was a continuation of Tenneson & Dale's ongoing artwork, Order Order, which explored the link between the Houses of Parliament, the Minimalist art movement and various forms of public information signage.
15 January – 5 March 2011
Producing big, bold textiles in eye-popping colours, Hull Traders was a post-war design company based in Lancashire, which specialised in pop-tastic fabrics and furniture. Shirley Craven was the company’s leading designer and her abstract designs captured the exuberance of the swinging sixties.