Harris Museum joins Tate team

Preston’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery has joined forces with the Tate in London.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 28th March 2015, 8:00 am
Tate Gallery
Tate Gallery

The Harris is one of 16 new organisations to join the Plus Tate, a contemporary visual arts network designed to expand the strength of arts outside the capital.

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Plus Tate was launched to share collections and expertise more widely across the country.

Alex Walker, head of arts and heritage at Preston City Council said: “Tate has done more than any other organisation to put contemporary visual arts firmly at the centre of British cultural life, developing new audiences and inspiring debate.

“Plus Tate is a wonderful opportunity for regional venues, like the Harris, with a commitment to showing new art, to work with and learn from Tate, and other partners, to enable more people to enjoy contemporary art.”