DEPS - Department of Exhibitions, Performance & Student Spaces Columbia College Chicago


About DEPS

The Department of Exhibitions, Performance Student Spaces is the galleries, student centers and art boutique of Columbia College Chicago. An extension of the studios and classrooms, the department fosters vibrant environments for students to interact, exchange ideas and view and showcase bodies of work within the larger urban community. The spaces provide students from every discipline myriad opportunities to gain essential, hands-on experience, stimulating artistic expression and professional development through collaboration. More...


623 S. Wabash Ave. First Floor  

ShopColumbia, Columbia College Chicago's student art store features original designs created and inspired by Columbia artists. Spanning all media and disciplines, ShopColumbia is defined by what Columbia students are making right now.

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Exhibition Gallery Hours

Glass Curtain Gallery

1104 S. Wabash Ave. 1st Floor
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-5pm
Thursday 9am-7pm
Saturday Noon-5pm

The Arcade

618 S. Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

C33 Gallery

33 E. Congress Parkway, 1st Floor
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

News & Announcements

Past exhibition catalogs and publications now for sale through ShopColumbia

DEPS is going green! We will no longer be cutting down trees to make exhibition cards. To stay informed of upcoming shows and events please sign up on the DEPS online mailing list.