January 31, 2023

New Welcome Center Opens

Columbia College Chicago unveils new home for admissions.

Fashion Studies Associate Professor Justin Dougan-LeBlanc Pushes Boundaries

Trained as an architect, Columbia College Chicago’s Justin Dougan-LeBlanc takes on challenges in both fashion and art.

Columbia College Chicago to Partner With NBCU Academy

Columbia students in media arts to benefit from scholarships, training, and enhanced course content as part of a dynamic new partnership.

Sounds of Little Calumet River Become Art at Columbia College Chicago Exhibition | Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune talked to Norman W. Long about his art installation “Calumet in Dub,” which is on display through February 17 at Columbia’s Glass Curtain Gallery. 

Semester in LA (SiLA) Information Sessions

Learn more about SiLA's immersive program in Los Angeles, open to all majors in their junior and senior years. In addition, discover 1-week deep-dive intensives into various professions (open to freshmen on up). Meet the Los Angeles staff and other westward-bound students. Sessions begin January 30, 2023. 

January 31, 2023
4 - 5 pm
Virtual event 
Register here

Norman W. Long - Artist Talk

Student Diversity and Inclusion (SDI) is excited to kick off the celebration of Black History Month by partnering with the Department of Exhibitions, Performance, and Student Spaces (DEPS) for our second Artist Talk. All are invited to view Norman W. Long art exhibition, "Calumet in Dub", on display in The Glass Curtain Gallery. Afterward, Long will share what inspired his work and how their identity has influenced their art.

January 31, 2023
5 - 6:30 pm 
The Conway Center
1104 S. Wabash Ave.
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
Register here

"Erica McKeehen: REVEAL" Reception

In "REVEAL," Erica McKeehen presents two prominent collages of imagery, "Flores Turquesas: Seven Years with Kitty Tornado" and "Days of Rust: Self-Portraits," as separate pieces in conversation.

February 2, 2023
5 - 7 pm
The Arcade
618. S. Michigan Ave., Floor 2
Register here

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
Register here


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