Events

Friday, October 20

Chicago Against Apartheid

Chicago Against Apartheid

Discover the history of Chicago activists fighting against apartheid in South Africa during the 1970s–1990s in this exhibit featuring resources from the...

Library, 5th floor  
Satellite Exhibition: Center on Halsted

Satellite Exhibition: Center on Halsted

In conjunction with the museum’s fall exhibition Disruptive Perspectives (October 12 – December 22), the Museum of Contemporary Photography is excited to...

Center on Halsted  
Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl at MoCP

Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl at MoCP

The WAC Crawl is a multidisciplinary art walk uniting the college with our South Loop neighbors. This open house event gives MoCP a chance to introduce our...

Museum of Contemporary Photography  
Tattoo | Ink, Art & Object

Tattoo | Ink, Art & Object 8am

Join the library for our fall exhibition devoted to all things tattoo: an exploration of everything from low brow to high, from flash to fine art, and...

Library, 1st & 2nd Floor  
2017 Weisman Award Exhibition

2017 Weisman Award Exhibition 9am

The 2017 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition is a showcase of advanced projects from a wide range of creative disciplines at Columbia College Chicago....

The Arcade  
C33 Gallery accepting Exhibition Proposals

C33 Gallery accepting Exhibition Proposals 9am

The Department of Exhibitions, Performance and Student Spaces (DEPS) offers 2.5-week-long exhibitions in the C33 gallery to outstanding students from all...

C33 Gallery  
Kaylee Costello: Past the Naked Eye

Kaylee Costello: Past the Naked Eye 9am

Past the Naked Eye is a brightly colorful selection of photographs that have been taken with the use of a microscope. This series of photos show examples of...

C33 Gallery  
¡Sí, Se Puede!

¡Sí, Se Puede! 9am

¡Sí, Se Puede! is an exhibition that draws on the respective archives of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and their work with the UFW (United Farm Workers)...

Glass Curtain Gallery  
2018-19 FAFSA Help Session

2018-19 FAFSA Help Session 3pm

Financial aid representatives will be on-hand to assist students with completing their 2018-19 FAFSA. To RSVP, click "I'm Interested". Come to the session...

624 S. Michigan Ave., Room 608  
Myth-Ink Club Meeting

Myth-Ink Club Meeting 3:30pm

Myth-Ink is a club for fantasy, sci-fi, and horror creators to come together. It is, as we say, a safe place to make unsafe things. Meetings are every...

624 S. Michigan Ave., 1305  
Creative Writers Read

Creative Writers Read 4pm

Hear cutting edge fiction, poetry, and nonfiction work from current Columbia Creative Writing MFA, BFA, and BA candidates. Readers include Regina Clippard,...

600 S. Michigan Ave., Ferguson Hall, 1st Floor  
Exhibitions in the Library Opening

Exhibitions in the Library Opening 4pm

Exhibitions in the Library encourages student art from all disciplines to be showcased in a welcoming and supportive environment. The Fall 2017 exhibition...

624 S. Michigan Ave.  
HHSS Kamoinge-Ferman Internship: I Love the 90’s Tribute Show

HHSS Kamoinge-Ferman Internship: I Love the... 4pm

Come and meet this year’s Interns, Arden Harris (Senior, Music) and Jina Ballenger (Senior, Television), as they produce a preview performance of this year’s...

HAUS  
IAM WAC Crawl Exhibition

IAM WAC Crawl Exhibition 4pm

Come see work created by students of the Interactive Arts and Media (IAM) programs during the WAC Crawl!

916 S. Wabash Ave., 1st Floor Lobby  
Little Indie Press Festival

Little Indie Press Festival 4pm

Columbia College Library and The Aesthetics of Research Project, which is dedicated to exploring the role libraries play in the creative process, announces...

Library, 3rd Floor East  
Radio Program's DJ Club at WAC Crawl 2017

Radio Program's DJ Club at WAC Crawl 2017 4pm

Join the Radio Program and CC DJ Club as we Rock the Lobby of 33 East Congress during WAC Crawl 2017! Check out student DJs live mixing big beats as you...

33 E. Congress Pkwy, Lobby  
ShopColumbia Spotlight Exhibition: EXPO CHICAGO 2017 Artists

ShopColumbia Spotlight Exhibition: EXPO CHICAGO... 4pm

Spotlight Exhibition: EXPO CHICAGO 2017 Artists October 5 - November 10, 2017 After exhibiting at EXPO CHICAGO 2017, The International Exposition of...

ShopColumbia  
WAC Crawl Event: Pumpkin Decorating

WAC Crawl Event: Pumpkin Decorating 4pm

Need more Halloween decorations? Of course you do! Get in the spooky spirit by joining The Workroom for pumpkin decorating!

623 S. Wabash Ave., Room 103 (The Workroom)  
Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl

Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl 4pm

The Wabash Arts Corridor (WAC) Crawl is free and open to the public. Find galleries, live music on multiple stages, more than 200 artists, media,...

Wabash Arts Corridor  
2017 Weisman Award Exhibition Opening Reception

2017 Weisman Award Exhibition Opening Reception 5pm

Please join us for the opening reception of the 2017 Weisman Award Exhibition. The 2017 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition is a showcase of advanced...

The Arcade  
Pitchfest Potluck!

Pitchfest Potluck! 5pm

Join us in the Loft to practice interacting with Game Industry publishers! Pitch us your ideas and get some professional feedback to better conduct yourself...

Loft  
STREET LEVEL Exhibition Party

STREET LEVEL Exhibition Party 5pm

Join us to celebrate WAC STREET LEVEL at the Hokin Gallery during WAC Crawl for a behind the scenes look at how our murals come to be. Stop in and make a...

Hokin Project  
¡Sí, Se Puede! Exhibition Tour and Catalog Release Party

¡Sí, Se Puede! Exhibition Tour and Catalog... 5pm

Celebrate the exhibition with a tour and catalog release for ¡Sí, Se Puede! Get a catalog and take a tour that walks viewers through the works in the...

Glass Curtain Gallery  
Wabash Arts Corridor: STREET LEVEL Walking Tour

Wabash Arts Corridor: STREET LEVEL Walking Tour 5:15pm

Wabash Arts Corridor is the South Loop’s vibrant public arts program, known for murals that transform the city and the annual WAC Crawl convening over 100...

Hokin Project  
Core Power Yoga with Kristin

Core Power Yoga with Kristin 5:30pm

Energize, elogate, and immerse yourself in modern version of an age old practice.

Plymouth Court, Fitness Studio, Lower Level  
Acoustic Kitchen Special Performance at WAC Crawl

Acoustic Kitchen Special Performance at WAC Crawl 6pm

A special performamnce of Acoustic Kitchen for the Wabash Arts Corridor (WAC) Crawl with highlight several acts of student musicians chosen from the regualar...

HAUS, HAUS  
Columbia Weekend

Columbia Weekend 6pm

It is our pleasure to invite you to this year's Columbia Weekend. Join us for a weekend full of student performances, stunning art, and meaningful social...

1104 S. Wabash Ave.  
In The Eyes of Deaf Artists: Collage

In The Eyes of Deaf Artists: Collage 6pm

6 p.m.-7 p.m.: Deaf Collage Artist presentation by Dr. Jim Van Manen. 7 p.m.-9 p.m.: Collage Workshop by Lynn Cachey and Peter Cook. This event will be...

33 E. Congress Pkwy, 4th Floor - American Sign Language department  
Live Screen Printing Demo and Poster Giveaway

Live Screen Printing Demo and Poster Giveaway 6pm

Join staff from the Art and Art History Printmaking Facilities in the foyer of the 623 S. Wabash building as we live-print the final layer of a gig poster...

623 S. Wabash Ave., Lobby  
Once Upon a Drag

Once Upon a Drag 6pm

Con-drag-ulations you're invited to Columbia College Chicago's first drag show! We will be having 10 queens ranging from professional to students, such as...

Stage Two  
WAC STREET LEVEL and Threewalls presents Michael Anthony Garcia's Tempest-Tost

WAC STREET LEVEL and Threewalls presents... 6pm

“Tempest-Tost is a corporeal embodiment of the shift being experienced by many People of Color in the US at this time, as our emotions and rational...

Sculpture Garden  
Range: Live Video Performance

Range: Live Video Performance 6:30pm

Utilizing a box truck mounted with multiple external cameras, images from the surrounding environment will be live captured, mixed with pre-existing video,...

623 S. Wabash Ave., In Front of Building  
WAC Cinema Slapdown: Master of None

WAC Cinema Slapdown: Master of None 7pm

Join family and friends at the college’s long-running Cinema Slapdown series, featuring Lena Waithe's Emmy Award-winning "Thanksgiving" episode and...

Film Row Cinema, 8th Floor  
Elevate Chicago Dance

Elevate Chicago Dance 7:30pm

This extraordinary festival of Chicago dance gathers choreographers from across the contemporary spectrum. Two distinct programs showcase the breadth of...

Dance Center, Theater  
Servant of Two Masters

Servant of Two Masters 7:30pm

Four blundering lovers. One over-extended servant. Total comedic hysteria. Truffaldino—a cheeky, eccentric servant—struggles to covertly appease two...

Theatre Center, Studio 404  

Friday, October 20