About the Gallery

The gallery was named the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery in honor of Wallace Barnes, chairman of the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission, and retired chairman and CEO of the Barnes Group, Inc. (Bristol), and his wife Barbara Hackman Franklin, a former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and president and CEO of Barbara Franklin Enterprises, headquartered in Washington, D.C.

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

Gallery: "Into the Deep" Exhibition 8/29-9/30

“Into the Deep: Meditations on Nature,” an exhibition of oil paintings by Edith Skiba LaMonica will be on display in the Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman