160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! VALENCIA – A sneak preview of a History Channel special will be one of the highlights of the fifth annual College of the Canyons student holiday art exhibition and sale that opens Wednesday and runs through Dec. 10 in the college’s art gallery. “We have a marvelous opportunity to be partnering with the History Channel to present the continuous showing of the behind-the-scenes making of `Da Vinci and the Code he Lived By,”‘ said gallery director Joanne Julian. This 20-minute glimpse precedes the premiere of the upcoming Da Vinci special on the history station, airing Dec. 4. The History Channel will sponsor the event and host a wine and cheese reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the campus art gallery. The community is invited to view the film and begin holiday shopping. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals Sales will benefit student artists and Friends of the Fine Arts, the college foundation support group. The exhibition and sale will include artworks from across the creative disciplines. “I am always impressed with the quality and uniqueness of student art,” said Sue Bozman, director of public information at the college. “As we head toward the holiday gift-giving season, this exhibition and sale provides a unique opportunity to view and purchase truly one-of-a-kind gifts and support good causes at the same time.” Holiday gifts purchased from the gallery store benefit the exhibition programs. The college art gallery and store is open to the public from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The gallery is closed Sundays, Mondays, Fridays and all college holidays. The gallery is in the Media and Fine Arts building on campus. Admission to the reception and gallery showing is free. A $1 parking permit may be obtained from the machines in the south parking lot and in lot No. 6. Those who attend may park in the student lots. For information, call (661) 362-3612.