Writer Emma Sumner talks to Clarissa Corfe, Preston’s Harris Museum & Art Gallery contemporary art curator about how the museum, gallery and collection have influenced her interests. Continuing to celebrate its local community by creating links between Preston’s past and present, the museum’s collections and exhibitions highlight the people of historical local importance, while introducing the current day and contemporary to their local and wider audiences.Read More
In Certain Places is an arts collaboration between the Harris Museum and Art Gallery and the University of Central Lancaster (UCLAN). Led by artist/curators Elaine Speight and Charles Quick, the interactive programme of temporary artworks, residencies and events demonstrate how artists contribute to the form and functions of a place and explore alternative approaches to art, culture and urban development.Read More
The Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 has been presented to CVAN NW members the Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston, to enable a new artwork by Nathaniel Mellors.Read More
Contemporary Visual Arts Network
The Contemporary Visual Arts Network’s ultimate goal is to nurture contemporary visual artists and organisations in order to produce internationally regarded, critically engaged work that is valued by our society.