Get Involved

Love the Harris? There are lots of ways you can get involved and help us to make every visit special for all our visitors and continue our work conserving the collections for the enjoyment of future generations.

 

Volunteer Survey Researchers

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Do you love museums and galleries and enjoy talking to people? We are looking for adult volunteers aged 16+ with a couple of hours to spare each week or month to chat to our visitors to find out more about them.

We value our visitor opinions and carry out surveys to help us learn how we can give them the best possible experience.

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Friends of the Harris

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Be inspired: get involved!

The Friends of the Harris Museum & Art Gallery are committed to helping the museum to welcome and inspire visitors from Preston, the region and beyond, and to enrich the lives of its audiences.

Our members enjoy a personal relationship with the museum and are amongst the museum’s most important supporters. Join now!

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Young Harris

Young Harris - for ages 12-16

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Discover Preston Changing Display Case

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Our Changing Display case within the Discover Preston gallery is an adaptable case located in the Discovery Room.

The displays will tell new stories about Preston and its cultures and communities using objects from both the museum collections and those collected by groups.

We aim to change the display four times per year – featuring two displays created by the Harris team and two displays created by our local community, living and working in Preston.

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Volunteers

Helping kids to enjoy workshops

Interested in finding out more about how museums and libraries work and could spare some time to help us to continue our work? Join our volunteer team at the Harris. We are currently recruiting Family Activity and Reminiscence Volunteers.

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Work experience

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Interested in gaining work experience at the Harris?

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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

Museum, Art Gallery, Library & Makerspace
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
(Library 10am-7pm)

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 Sundays 11am-3.30pm

Friends

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