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Events

Friday, May 11

Art and Art History MFA Thesis Exhibition

The 2018 Art and Art History MFA Thesis Exhibition features the works of MFA candidates in Columbia’s Interdisciplinary Arts and Media and Interdisciplinary...

Interactive Arts and Media: Manifest

Come visit the IAM department and experience student capstones in Interaction Design and Game, our green screen photo booth, and see what it takes to make a...

Cultural Studies Forum - A Manifest Department Showcase

Come join the Cultural Studies Class of 2018 as they share their capstone theses on topics ranging from the cultural politics of gender reveal parties to the...

SFS Mural Display

Visit Student Financial Services to see our new student-designed mural! The winning design, based on the theme "Own It," was selected from entries submitted...

World Enigma

Enjoy a display of international student artworks!

Big Moments in AD and PR

Students share the highlights of their 2017-2018 adventure, filled with the National Retail Federation First Place National Win, client work from the PR/AD...

Book Rental Check-In and Buyback

Bring your books, phone number and Columbia ID!

OWN IT at ShopColumbia!

COLLECT, SUPPORT, OWN IT! ShopColumbia serves the Columbia College Chicago community by fostering the representation and sale of professional work and...

Audio Arts and Acoustics Audio Gallery

The 2018 Audio Gallery - 33 E Congress, Lower Level & Learning Studio Lobby Music Recordings, Sound Art, Electronic Art, Sound Installations and Acoustial...

Design Portfolio Review 2018

Columbia College Chicago’s Design Portfolio Review features students’ completion of their degrees within the Design department, featuring work from...

Design Showcase 2018

Columbia College Chicago’s Design Show 2018 represents students’ completion of their degrees within the Design department, featuring work from Advertising...

Documentaries Change Lives

Come see personal documentaries from Summer Dok, our study abroad program in Germany, as well as mini-docs produced for clients by The Doc Unit, a college to...

Industry In with FrameWork

Video cover letters featuring graduating students in Cinema and Television Arts entering the industry. These short pieces show off film and media makers'...

Manifest for Prospective Students

Chat with Admissions during Manifest! We will have a booth open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with Admissions Counselors on hand to answer questions for...

Own It: Curious Body EX-Cinema

Experimental Film Society curates a show that highlights media installations that showcase and extend the notion of cinema and television into physical...

Own It: Curious Eye EX-Cinema Screenings

Experimental Film Society presents a senior showcase of experimental and underground film demonstrating the innovative and avant-garde works of students...

We Own It Arc I

Trailers, talent and time are a huge part of what it takes to create the short films that are featured in this sneak peek screening highlighting the four...

Graduating Family and Student Lunch

Head to HAUS to pick up your graduating Class T-Shirt and enjoy a lunch with your family to begin the Manifest Celebration!

Own It:  Viva Doc! Screenings

Cinema and Television Arts’ Viva Doc! student organization curate and screen and present a range of documentary projects from graduating seniors across the...

Hack Your T-Shirt

Come hack a t-shirt at the Library! Deconstruct a vintage t-shirt and add your own personal flair. The Library will provide tools and decorative supplies...

Zipcodes - Illustration Graduation Showcase

For years, the visions of over 30 visual artists have been working at carving a path in illustration. This branch of art and design holds many paths, styles,...

Manifest Main Street Live Web Stream

Watch Frequency TV on Facebook for LIVE coverage at Manifest Main Street for the Opening Ceremonies, the Great Convergence, student bands, DJ’s, and the...

Beyond Black Panther: Celebrating Sci-Fi in Books and Comic Books

In conjunction with Columbia College Chicago’s Manifest Urban Arts Festival, MoCP will host an interactive celebration of science fiction in books and comic...

Interactive Arts and Media: Animation Program Presentations

STORY REEL SHOWCASE - 1104 South Wabash Ave, Room 402 (1-3 p.m.) ANIMATION PROGRAM SCREENING - 1104 South Wabash Ave, Film Row Cinema (4-6 p.m.) ANIMATION...

Manifest Kick-Off Celebration

Start off Manifest with live performances and presentations on Manifest Main Street. Kickoff includes this year's Manifest Song Winner, Chinaa performing...

Student Programming Board's Pop-up Lounge

Student Programming Board is putting up a pop-up lounge during Manifest at 900 S. Wabash Avenue! Our lounge will have several sections, such as Eat It, Make...

CBMR Open House: Black Music speaks to Civil Rights

We’ll spin some vinyl, listen to some peace and protest music, and discuss the relationship between music and social justice.

We Own It Arc II

Senior spotlight shines on an alternative professional practice experience. Advanced short films made by graduating students in Cinema and Television Arts...

2 CHAIRS AND A LIGHTBULB

Student-written, student-performed. Come see the playwrights of tomorrow!

CCC DJ Club - Rockin' tha HAUS!

The Columbia College Chicago DJ Club will be Droppin’ tha Beat at HAUS! The DJ Club student DJs will be banging out your favorite EDM, House, Hip-Hop, and...

Creative Writing Undergraduate Showcase

Come listen to the graduating authors, essayists, and poets of the English and Creative Writing Department in one final showcase. Writers will perform...

Highlights from THE WILD PARTY

Wanna be the Life of the Party? Come see musical highlights from the student-directed production THE WILD PARTY!

Journalism and Photojournalism Senior/Graduate Showcase

Throughout Chicago and beyond, our award-winning students learned a great deal during their time at Columbia. They'll share some of their favorite work and...

Manifest: Ensemble Performances

The Music department proudly presents its top ensmebles, which will perform in stylistically diverse genres ranging from R&B, Pop Rock, and Jazz to Gospel,...

Own It: Lot 623

Come to Lot 623 at Manifest to become inspired to own your full range of power. You will be able to explore your internal and external power through three...

Senior Showcase

A tremendous showcase of graduating senior actors, actresses, and Musical Theater powerhouses! Come to the Courtyard Theater and be dazzled!

Theatrical Designer, Director, Stage Manager, and Technician Gallery

Senior Designers, directors, stage managers, and technicians get to STRUT THEIR STUFF! Come to Room 404 and be dazzled!

WCRX Live at Manifest

WCRX 88.1FM will broadcast live during Manifest, featuring a variety of programs including Sports Talk, Rock, Hip-Hop, and Top 40, keeping you in the know on...

Bedtime Breathing / Reading Event

The Bedtime Breathing/Reading, led by MFA Thesis Candidate Kazumi Seki, is a participatory event held in the context of the Art and Art History 2018 MFA...

Highlights from MAKE ME BAD

Get down with your bad self! Musical highlights from the student-directed production, MAKE ME BAD!

Art History Symposium: When Words Meet Image

Seniors present their Art History theses and engage in discussion.

Audio Drama LIVE

What happens when you put voiceover artists, sound designers, and writers in one room? You get Audio Drama! Come join Columbia's Audio Drama Club as it...

Charge Ahead: A Showcase of MFA Films

An electrifying line up of MFA films sure to ignite the screen!

PLAYWRIGHTS ALOUD #1

Student-written, student-performed, short plays and longer works. Come see the playwrights of tomorrow!

Highlights from SWEET CHARITY

Song and dance highlights from Columbia’s fabulous production of SWEET CHARITY!

Solo Performances

Student-written, student performed Solo Performances!

Bedtime Breathing / Reading Event

The Bedtime Breathing/Reading, led by MFA Thesis Candidate Kazumi Seki, is a participatory event held in the context of the Art and Art History 2018 MFA...

Business and Entrepreneurship Manifest Showcase

The Business and Entrepreneurship Manifest Showcase will feature creative, engaging presentations in a dynamic, rapid-fire style, similar to a Pecha Kucha or...

INTERRUPTIONS

Premiere of the web-series INTERRUPTIONS created as an independent project for Frequency TV. Produced by Robyn Minor and written by Kevin Gilliam. "Love is a...

PLAYWRIGHTS ALOUD #2

Student-written, student-performed, short plays and longer works. Come see the playwrights of tomorrow!

Musical Theatre Choreography Lab

Graduating Choreographers creating amazing dances!

Book to Art  | Grimm Anthology Launch

Join us in celebration of the culmination of this year's Book to Art selection project: miscellany of visual art and writing inspired by Grimm's Fairy Tales....

Design Publication Release Party 2018

Columbia College Chicago’s Design Publication Release Party 2018 represents students’ completion of their degrees within the Design department, featuring...

Early Childhood Education presents "NIDO"

Our nido The literal translation of nido from Italian to English is nest; a center for children The nido is home, A safe place to learn, a refuge. It is...

FIGHTS

Fighters and Fight Choreographers bringing you heart-stopping violence!

Fine Art BFA Exhibition

This show is the culmination of the work made in the Fine Art BFA program and will exhibit work in painting, drawing, performance, installation, video,...

Highlights from CAROLINE OR CHANGE

Musical highlights from Columbia’s splendid production of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE!

MFA in Photography Thesis Exhibition Reception

The Columbia College Chicago Photography Department is pleased to present the thesis exhibition for the graduating class of 2018. The six artists in this...

Musical Theatre Writing Lab

Student-written musicals! Come see the Sondheims of tomorrow!

Photography Manifest Awards

Department Chair presents awards to graduating, exhibiting seniors

Faculty/Repertory Performance Workshop Dance Concert

This student performance includes multiple styles of dance choreographed by Chicago based professionals. Dance makers include CCC faculty: Paige Cunningham,...

Repertory Performance Workshop & Faculty Concert

A celebration of dance performance featuring choreography by guest and faculty choreographers. The Repertory Performance Ensemble shares work by Darrell...

Grad Party: Game Over

Are you graduating? Well, Columbia is putting on a party just for you. Come to Replay Arcade Bar for dancing, games, and a free drink. Grads may bring one...

Friday, May 11