November 28, 2017 Melissa Lamar

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The public is invited to the following free exhibitions in December at Tunxis Community College’s Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery.

  • “The 100’s Show,” a selection of works from 100 consecutive days of drawing and painting by 60 Tunxis art students, will be on display Dec. 12-15. Students in “Drawing I” and “Color Theory” courses taught by Tunxis art professors Carianne Garside and Jackie Decker, were each challenged to create 100 small works over the 15-week semester. An opening reception will be held Dec. 12, 5-7 p.m. in the Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery. Refreshments will be served.

Works from “The 100’s Show” exhibition by Tunxis art students will be on view in the Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery Dec. 12-15.

  • The Annual Farmington Public Schools Faculty and Alumni Art Show will be held Dec. 21-Jan. 19.The show opens with a reception on Dec. 21 from 5-7 p.m.

The Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and by appointment. For more information, email Arthur Simoes at [email protected].

Tunxis Community College offers over 60 associate degrees and certificates, providing critical thinking and problem-solving skills that prepare students for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs and employment in areas with industry need. To learn more about the visual fine arts program at Tunxis, visit

Tunxis is located in Farmington at the junction of Routes 6 and 177.