January 10, 2023

Looking Ahead to the Spring Semester

Spring 2023 at Columbia College Chicago promises to be action packed.

Columbia Named One of 2023’s Top Animation Schools

The Animation Career Review has announced its 12th annual animation school rankings, with Columbia College Chicago placing 3rd in Illinois, 4th in the Midwest, and 26th nationally.

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago Announces Interim Director

Meredith Sutton will become the interim director of the Dance Presenting Series.

Columbia  Students Awarded Prestigious Fashion Scholarships

In April, five Columbia College Chicago scholarship winners will travel to New York City where the Fashion Scholarship Fund will recognize the students at a gala event.

Columbia Staff Member to Appear on ‘Jeopardy!’

Columbia College Chicago is excited to announce that Andrew Whatley, Senior Director of Enrollment Marketing Communications, will appear on the popular, long-running quiz show Jeopardy! on Wednesday, January 11. 


Chicago Fashion Brand Joe & Bella Designs Adaptive Clothing | WBEZ

WBEZ's Reset talks about the Chicago adaptive apparel brand Joe & Bella and learns about their recent collaboration with Columbia College Chicago fashion students.

Radio, TV Allowed Bob Sirott to Tap Into His Creative Side | Barrett Media News

Chicago radio legend and Columbia College Chicago Alum Bob Sirott '71 talks about how the college prepared him for his career.

Talk: Frederick Douglass in Photographs

Join the Museum of Contemporary Photography for a virtual conversation between Refracting Histories artist Aaron Turner and photography scholar Shawn Michelle Smith. Turner and Smith will discuss Frederick Douglass as the most photographed person of the 19th century and his prescient views on the power of photography for shattering false narratives. 

January 11, 2023
Presented virtually on Zoom
Register here

"Micah McCoy: Minor Prophet" Exhibition

"Minor Prophet," loosely based on the Judeo-Christian story of Job, witnesses a family faced with an existential crisis in a chillingly desperate landscape. This series blurs the line between traditional documentary and the fictional, leveraging the illusion of photographic truth to allow the individual characters in the narrative to function as surrogates in mythmaking.

Through February 1, 2023
C33 Gallery
33 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., Floor 1
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Calumet in Dub Exhibition

"Calumet in Dub" consists of an 8-channel speaker installation resulting from Norman W. Long’s research-based work delving into the ecology and soundscapes of the Southeast Side of Chicago along the Calumet and Little Calumet River area. Long has investigated how housing, labor, and environmental activism have coalesced in this location. The population demographics, ecological information, pollution statistics as well as direct field recordings from the Calumet region provide the raw data that Long utilizes to create sonic experiences.

Through February 17, 2023
Glass Curtain Gallery
1104 S. Wabash Ave., Floor 1
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