In the fall of 1999, Rhodes Gymnasium (named in honor of Edgar L. Rhodes, a generous supporter and member of the board of trustees from 1916–1930) became the Barrington Center for the Arts, one of the most modern centers for the performing and visual arts north of Boston. The building was named in honor of Barrington College, which merged with Gordon in 1985.
ART STUDIOS AND EQUIPMENT
THE CINEMA ROOM
This room is used regularly for many purposes on campus—from class lectures and presentations to student film viewings. It has auditorium seating for 80 people, a DVD/VCR projector, a touchpanel remote for lights/video/sound, a digital Document Camera, a dual slide projector, and Podium & Wall Jacks to hook up your laptop.
The Gallery at Barrington Center for the Arts is a modern and spacious art gallery. Both the large and small galleries are open for public viewing during exhibition dates, Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. All exhibitions are open to the public and admission is free. Please check the Gallery Schedule for exhibition dates and details.
THE JENSEN THEATRE
2-3 Theatre productions occur every academic year in the Margaret Jensen Theatre. Senior directed one-acts are also performed in this space. All performances are open to the public. Please check the Theatre Schedule for event and ticket information.
Theatre facility includes:
Gordon College Receives "Favorite Place to See Theatre North of Boston"
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In 2002, Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) accepted Gordon College's invitation to make its permanent home at the College. Housed in the Barrington Center for the Arts, CIVA and the College have formed a vital and continuing partnership, with a number of the faculty actively involved and each graduating art major receiving a complimentary one-year membership with the organization.
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Barrington Center for the Arts
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