Columbia College Chicago

Events

Monday, May 11

#everyspaceisamakerspace Social Media Project

If you're home and looking for creative ways to fill your time, follow @makerspacecolum on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. The Makerspace team will be...

Mary Gring, Soap from Disintegration/The Cure, 2020

The 2020 Art and Art History MFA Thesis Exhibition features the works of MFA candidates in Columbia’s Interdisciplinary Arts and Media and Interdisciplinary...

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Moriah Wheeler, Daybreak

The 2020 BA Fine Arts Showcase features works by Columbia College Chicago's BA Fine Arts graduating students from the Art and Art History Department....

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Photo by Liz Rybka (Photography 2020)

The 2020 Photography Manifest Exhibition features the works of 29 BA candidates in Columbia’s Photography program. The exhibition represents the culmination...

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Anthony Macias/Sancte Antoni, Aries, 2019

The 2020 Undergraduate Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition features the works of seven degree candidates in Columbia’s Fine Arts program. The exhibition, which...

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A Stranger Appears   CCC Playwriting New Stew

Six of CCC's stellar playwrights' short pieces, performed by first-year actrons! A smorgasbord of brilliance!

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Graphic with yellow background. A thing black ring holds the letters, "AIGA CCC" inside it at a tilted angle

AIGA Columbia is a compliment to the graphic design curriculum. We are a network of student designers who strives to motivate one another and advance in our...

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Acoustic Kitchen Special MANIFEST Quarantine Performance

This special SP 20 Acoustic Kitchen will feature the video performaces of three graduating seniors; Emma Young, Jack Mahanes, and ANDIE. Come into the...

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BFA Theatre: Sustain in Place, Tinder Not So Tender, and The Sylvia Plath Effect

Three short pieces of self-generated brilliance, featuring our Acting BFA students, under the masterful guidance of Brian Shaw!

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Black Student Union: Student Artist Feature

Black Student Union is Columbia Collge Chicago's first and oldest student organization. Our mission is to provide and promote the unity of Black/...

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Business and Entrepreneurship: First Amendment (Dance-making concept / Work-in-progress)

An Independent Project designed and executed by Rebecca D. Huang that comprehensively examines the U.S. Constitution in an academic, artistic, and...

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CCC Animation Association

The Animation Association at Columbia College Chicago puts together a showcase of story-reels each year. Each of these reels is the first pre-production tool...

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CTVA Advanced Projects Rise Up to the Occasion: Completed Films

Take a look at a special selection of shorts made by talented graduating Cinema and Television Arts students. Completed work made in Directing III,...

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CTVA Graduating Students Rise and Shine

It's a wrap! Congratulations to our graduating Cinema and Television Arts students who are ready to Rise and Shine. The curtain rises and the credits roll...

Career Center LIVE

Join us on Instagram @ColumCareer, as we go live throughout the semester to discuss various career-related topics, have conversations with industry...

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Codex Express Yourself: Student Book Exhibit Online!

A display, "Codex Express Yourself, Spring 2020 Edition" featured one-of-a-kind artist books by Columbia College Chicago (CCC) undergraduate students...

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Graphic with white, orange, and red squiggly clouds on the border. The woman biological sign is in white with the letters "CFC" inside the circle on a blue background.

The Coalition of Female Creators is hosting a collaborative art project! Head over to their showcase page to download from a collection of specially designed...

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Columbia College Chicago’s FrequencyTV with Manifest Rises Up!

This year Columbia College Chicago’s FrequencyTV went out via ZOOM to talk to the graduating class of 2020. Our producers interviewed students from different...

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Columbia Renegades: Senior Showcase

Our Renegades Athletes are Artists and Students first and foremost. They have displayed throughout the year what they do in their sport now, the Senior...

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Cru

Cru

Cru Columbia is a caring community passionate about connecting people to Jesus Christ. Cru desires to help students come to know Jesus, grow in their faith...

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photo by: Gabriela Chavez

Check out dance for camera work by graduating dance students! Carrie Hanson (Adjunct Faculty member and Artistic Director of “The Seldoms”) guided students...

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photo by: Gabriela Chavez

Students in both the Dance and Music Departments’ Advanced Studies of Dance/Arts in Healthcare Practice and Studio Composition IV courses collaborated and...

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Excellence in Leadership Awards

The Excellence in Leadership Awards (ELAs) recognize students, faculty, and staff who have significantly contributed to improving the quality of student life...

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HipHopColum

Columbia College’s HipHopColum is an organization that strives to provide opportunities for professional development to its board and club members within the...

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Humanities, History, and Social Sciences: Capstone Forum: A Manifest Showcase by Cultural Studies Students

This forum showcases the culminating capstone projects completed by students graduating from the Cultural Studies Program, which has been ranked as one of...

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Humanities, History, and Social Sciences: Early Childhood Education

Dear Students of Tomorrow - A collection of thank you’s & I hope’s curated by teachers who learned from many of Chicago’s students who have and will...

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Humanities, History, and Social Sciences: The Paula Pfeffer and Cheryl Johnson-Odim Political Cartoon Awards Ceremony

The Paula Pfeffer and Cheryl Johnson-Odim Political Cartoon Contest provides Columbia College Chicago students with an opportunity to become political and...

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Interactive Arts and Media: Manifest Showcase

IAM presents a showcase of senior student work from the past year. Browse galleries of Game Art renderings, check out reels of Animation and CVFX projects,...

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Graphic with the Chicago skyline and Cloud Gate on top with a sunset. Below is a reflection of the skyline of Seoul, South Korea at night to look like water. This image is circular surrounded with the words "Korean Pop District" in dark pink text on a light pink background.

The Korean Pop District is dedicated to uniting Columbia students from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds who share a passion for Korean culture,...

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Library:  Art & Propaganda

This exhibit features a selection of work created during our How-To-Tuesday: Art & Propaganda virtual workshop this spring, exploring the friction and...

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Library:  Artist-in-Residence, Julia Arredondo

Explore a selection of work from the Columbia College Chicago Library’s 2019-2020 Artist-in-Residence, Julia Arredondo. Selected yearly, the...

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Work by Paria Izadmehr

The Art & Art History Department is pleased to present the thesis project MFA candidate Paria Izadmehr. This work responds to Covid-19 by investigating...

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ManiFresh 2020

In its continued tradition to recognize Columbia College's Hip-Hop community, ManiFresh celebrates the work and artistic accomplishments of students, alumni,...

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Manifest Design Showcase 2020

Manifest Design Showcase 2020 This year’s Manifest Design Showcase is a website featuring student work from Design’s Class of 2020 in Graphic Design,...

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Manifest Game Jam

For the 2020 Manifest Game Jam, students will come together remotely to collaborate on a brand new game project. The project will be developed from concept...

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Meet The Techs

Throughout the academic year, DEPS Student Technicians serve as the heart behind live sound events, servicing over 200+ events on campus. Meet the 2019-2020...

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MoCP: Celebrating Student Interns

The Museum of Contemporary Photography celebrates the students who keep the museum running. Learn about their experiences and get a peek behind the scenes at...

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Music/Dance: IMAGES OF HEALTH-IN RHYTHM WITH OUR WORLD

Students in both the Dance and Music Departments’ Advanced Studies of Dance/Arts in Healthcare Practice and StudioComposition IV courses collaborated and...

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Music: Digital Composition and Performance

Digital Music Composition & PerformanceIn this course, students developed the foundational skills and knowledge necessary for the creative use of technology...

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Music: Digital Music Composition Lessons

Digital Music Composition LessonsPrivate digital music composition lessons give students the opportunity to explore any area of study that interests them...

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Cassandra O'Neal

Throughout history music has always reflected cultural change and societal shifts. In response to “shelter in place” the Columbia College Music department...

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Music: Studio Composition III

Composition students present instrumental compositions from Studio Composition III.

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REELS Rise

A collection of student reels from different disciplines in Cinema and Television Arts on the Rise at Manifest May 11-15, 2020:...

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Rise Up in the Industry

Video cover letters featuring graduating students in Cinema and Television Arts ready to Rise Up and enter the industry. These short pieces show off film and...

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Rise Up to the Top

See the work and meet the students who have demonstrated remarkable achievements during the last academic year. Movie Magic Awards, Coca-Cola Refreshing...

Rise: Curious Eye EX-Cinema Showcase

Cinema and Television Arts’ Experimental Film Society curates and presents a range of experimental work from graduating seniors and graduate students. Watch...

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photo by: Gabriela Chavez

We are extremely proud of our BFA students who began their Capstone projects this Spring, only to change course when COVID 19 compromised their original...

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Calavera, Illustration by Megan Rivera

Shopcolumbia presents a virtual exhibition of the illustrations of Megan Rivera at https://bit.ly/meganrivera Megan Rivera is a graduating senior majoring...

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ShopColumbia: Representing Columbia Artists

ShopColumbia serves the Columbia College Chicago community by fostering the representation and sale of professional work and talent from multiple creative...

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Stage Combat Final Version Really

Oh, just watch it. You'll be glad you did. It's brilliant.

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Student Organizational Council: Student Org Trivia Quiz!

We are the Student Organization Council (SOC). We provide student organizations and their members the support and resources needed to accomplish their goals....

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Take 1 Student Shorts Fest: Foundations Filmmakers RISE!

The Take 1 Student Shorts Fest is a juried selection of short films created in the Cinema and Television Arts Foundations courses. Take a look at these...

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The Techies Present: Covers by DEPS Student Techs

The idea of recording cover songs was born out of the necessity to hear the effects of a live band playing in Stage Two event space after being treated in...

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Theatre: Livin Out Loud

Apocalyptic Tap Dancing! The entire brilliant production! Students celebrate who they are as artists and human beings, as they strive to create a new...

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Theatre: Mainstage Montage

A thrilling montage from our 2019-2020 Mainstage productions! See our brilliant students being brilliant!

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Theatre: S-P-A-C-E

Hurricane Katrina meets the 1927 Mississippi Flood! It's a tangled tale of rising waters and floating refrigerators, and you'd better be careful who you get...

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Theatre: Solo Performance Brilliance

Under the masterful tutelage of Stephanie Shaw, our students create masterpieces of Solo Performance! Laughter! Tears! Orthodontia!

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Performance Survey Ensembles in Concert

Performance Survey Ensembles in Concert

SDI: Desktop Discourse- Celebrations!

Desktop Discourse: Celebrations! Welcome to Student Diversity and Inclusion! We are an on campus resource dedicated to promoting the understanding of...

9am
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The Third Mask Festival: The Devising Process (Panel Discussion)

Three devised theatre artists will discuss their processes for conceptualizing, developing, and actualizing devised theatre pieces.

12pm
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Manifest Mixer for Future Students

Grab a bite to eat and come chat with current students and your future classmates on Zoom. It’s a chance to meet your fellow creatives, talk about Columbia,...

Makerspace: DIY Graduation Cap and Tassel

The Makerspace is continuing our tradition of celebrating graduating seniors by hosting a series of virtual graduation cap decorating workshops on Instagram...

2pm
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Self Defense

A self defense workshop class led by an experienced professional looking to educate students on how to stay safe.

The Art House

Come view and discuss underrepresented, experimental, and international art cinema.

Singer's Showcase

This is the culminating performance of the best of Columbia's vocalists, selected by faculty panels. Come see the best vocalists Columbia has to offer!

The Third Mask Festival: Dori Taylor

MFA candidate and EDPP cohort member Dori Taylor's devised theatre production

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Monday, May 11