DEPS - Department of Exhibition & Performance Spaces Columbia College Chicago

Current Exhibition

Something Important - Short Films by Chinese Filmmakers in North America

October 23 - December 12, 2014
Opening Reception and Screening: Thursday, October 23, 5:00 – 8:00pm

Something Important features short films by Chinese filmmakers who are either currently enrolled in or recent graduates of filmmaking programs within North America. The films presented offer the viewer an opportunity to explore storytelling with a multi-cultural perspective. Using various genres such as drama, animation, crime, horror and science fiction, the filmmakers in Something Important hope to tell stories that can transcend cultural boundaries in order to relate to an international audience.

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The Arcade

618 S. Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor


DEPS’ newest gallery, The Arcade takes its name from the building’s previous incarnation when it was known as The Arcade Building. With sweeping views of Grant Park, the gallery exhibits all media, with a particular focus on new media and interdisciplinary art.


Gallery Hours

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Previous Exhibition

2014 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition

2014 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition
Sep. 02, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014
Portfolio Center