Friday, October 18

Art in the Library: Fall 2013

Art in the Library: Fall 2013

Art in the Library provides an inviting setting to showcase the talent of our own community of student, faculty, staff, and alumni artists. Established in...

Library, 3rd Floor North  
Celebrating William Russo: Exhibition

Celebrating William Russo: Exhibition

William Russo was a distinguished composer of jazz, rock, symphonic music, operas, ballets, film scores, and music-theatre works. He founded the Columbia...

Library, 1st Floor  
Chicago: A Celebration

Chicago: A Celebration

Exhibit of photographs by Archie Lieberman of different Chicago neighborhoods created for the book, Chicago, published in 1980 with photography by Archie...

Library, 3rd Floor West  
College Archives: Behind the Scenes

College Archives: Behind the Scenes

Learn about the work College Archives staff performs to create access and highlight collection materials for research. Gain knowledge about material related...

Library, 4th floor  
Department Snapshot: Marketing Communications

Department Snapshot: Marketing Communications

The exhibit focuses on the history of the advertising curriculum at Columbia College from its first coursework in 1946 to the present day.

Library, 3rd floor east  
Legible / Illegible

Legible / Illegible

A showcase of typefaces that explore the limits of legibility, the elements in this display derive from books housed in the Library Special Collections....

Library, 4th Floor  
Len Strazewski: Five Collaborations

Len Strazewski: Five Collaborations

First installed last fall in the Faculty Lounge, this exhibit highlights comic stories that Len Strazewski wrote or co-wrote from the mid-1980s to the...

Library, 2nd Floor  
Of Walking

Of Walking

Of Walking features eight contemporary artists whose works are made by, about, or in observation of walking - one of humankind's most basic acts. From their...

Museum of Contemporary Photography  
Watercooler Journal Call for Submissions Deadline

Watercooler Journal Call for Submissions Deadline

Join us as we change the game of TV academia... GIFs included. Submit your essay/video/anything-else-you-can-think-of for the chance to become our...



¡VIVA LA SOUL POWER!, a pop-up exhibtion, is apart of the month-long residency of the performance artist, Robert Karimi, the People’s Cook. The exhibition...

623 S. Wabash Ave., Hokin Project Gallery  
CUP Forum

CUP Forum 9am

CUP forums contain important information and announcements for Music students in the Contemporary, Urban, and Popular Music program.

Music Center, Concert Hall  
Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness 9am

September 3 - November 1, 2013Opening Reception: September 18, 5-8pmShades of Darkness is focused on building connections between current students and recent...

C33 Gallery  
Slow Read

Slow Read 9am

September 3 – November 2, 2013Opening Reception: September 18, 5-8pmPart of the Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl Slow Read presents the work of five Chicago...

Glass Curtain Gallery  
B-Fresh Holistic Hip Hop Festival

B-Fresh Holistic Hip Hop Festival 10am

B-fresh: Holistic Hip Hop festival is a one-day celebration of peace, love, justice and having fun. Columbia College Chicago’s newly launched Creative...

Stage Two, Stage Two Lobby, Stage Two and Quincy Wong Center  
DIY: Photographers and Books

DIY: Photographers and Books 10am

A second iteration of an exhibition exploring print-on-demand photo books. Originally curated by Barbara Tannenbaum for the Cleveland Museum of Art, DIY:...

Center for Book, Paper and Print, Gallery  
Form and Expression: The Written Word

Form and Expression: The Written Word 10am

This exhibition surveys books, drawings, manuscripts and collaborations by American Calligraphic artist Thomas Ingmire. Collaborating poets and artists...

Center for Book, Paper and Print, Gallery  
Password Management

Password Management 10am

The first line of cyber-security defense is strong password management. Listen to these tips to keep your passwords out of the wrong hands. This National...

600 S. Michigan, 401  
Jazz Gallery in the Lobby

Jazz Gallery in the Lobby 12pm

Jazz gallery features a Columbia student Jazz combo performing in the lobby of the Music Center.

Music Center, Lobby  
Flag Football

Flag Football 1pm

Prepare for a weekend of football by developing your skills in a friendly game of flag football.

Grant Park, 9th and Michigan  
Jazz Forum

Jazz Forum 2pm

A special performance event for Columbia Jazz Students.

Music Center, Concert Hall  
Getting started with Virb

Getting started with Virb 3pm

The Portfolio Center has partnered with to offer an easy and quick way to create an enhanced portfolio website that will cost you absolutely nothing...

623 S. Wabash Ave., 307  
Safe Computing

Safe Computing 3pm

Protect yourself from cyber-thieves by understanding the tricks they use against you. Safely navigate the internet with the helpful tips provided during...

600 S. Michigan, 401  
Columbia Whovians Meeting

Columbia Whovians Meeting 4pm

Join us as we watch and discuss Doctor Who! Please feel free to bring up topics, feelings, emotions and anything else related to the Doctor Who...

600 S. Michigan Ave., 921  
Yoga Class

Yoga Class 4pm

Whether it’s your first yoga class or you’re a seasoned pro, you ‘ll enjoy this restorative mind/ body class. Develop balance in your life; Namaste.

Fitness Studio  
Alumni on 5 Fall Exhibition & Opening Reception

Alumni on 5 Fall Exhibition & Opening... 5pm

Join us for the Alumni on 5 Fall Exhibition & Opening Reception. Meet some of the alumni artists, view their work, and mingle over food and drinks. This...

Library, 5th Floor  
Columbia Parent Art Crawl

Columbia Parent Art Crawl 5pm

Visit 9 stunning galleries full of student and professional work on the art crawl, meet faculty, sta and administrators, enjoy student performances, eat,...

Library, Floors 1,2,3, & 5  
Parent Weekend: Art Walk

Parent Weekend: Art Walk 5pm

Join President Kwang-Wu Kim and our talented faculty and staff for a weekend filled with workshops, tours, a walkthrough of our stunning galleries, student...

Self Defense Class

Self Defense Class 5pm

Learn how to avoid becoming a victim of a crime and repel an attack at various levels of force. This class will develop self-confidence, discipline and peace...

Fitness Studio  
ISO Open House

ISO Open House 5:30pm

Hey there! We are the International Student Organization, and we’d like to invite you to the first night of your international life! Ever wanted to Scrabble...

Multicultural Affairs, 4th Floor  
Dialogue Project: Opening Reception  Alumni on Five

Dialogue Project: Opening Reception Alumni on... 6pm

This is the Start of Something. Columbia College is starting a new chapter in its 123-year history with the appointment of President Kwang-Wu Kim, and as...

Library, 5th Floor  
Pianist Elizabeth Newkirk in Concert

Pianist Elizabeth Newkirk in Concert 7pm

Chicago-based pianist Elizabeth Newkirk will perform in concert.

Sherwood Community Music School, Concert Hall  

Friday, October 18