Museums and Galleries

A+D Gallery
619 S. Wabash Ave.

Operated by Columbia’s Department of Art and Design, A + D Gallery presents professional exhibitions and educational programming that encompasses the broadest possible definition of visual art and design. A+D Gallery’s exhibitions speak to a vast array of ideas, media, and techniques explored by artists today.

Center for the Book and Paper Arts
1104 S. Wabash Ave.

The Center for Book and Paper Arts (CBPA) works to preserve historical techniques while promoting research and innovations in the media of book and paper arts. CBPA is dedicated to furthering knowledge and appreciation of book art, including letterpress and offset printing, bookbinding, papermaking, and artists’ books.

Department of Exhibition and Performance and Student Spaces (DEPS)

The Department of Exhibition and Performance Student Spaces (DEPS) operates the student centers and galleries of Columbia. The spaces offer vibrant environments for students to interact, exchange ideas, and showcase their body of work.

DEPS consists of four galleries and a store, ShopColumbia:

The Arcade
618 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor

C33 Gallery
33 E. Congress Ave., 1st floor

Glass Curtain Gallery
1104 S. Wabash Ave., 1st floor

Hokin Gallery
623 S. Wabash Ave., 1st floor

623 S. Wabash Ave., 1st floor

Fashion Columbia Study Collection
618 S. Michigan Ave., 8th floor

The Fashion Columbia Study Collection preserves garments and accessories representative of 20th-century men’s and women’s Western fashion and ethnic or non-Western costumes, and it provides a research facility for faculty, students, and fashion professionals.

Museum of Contemporary Photography
600 S. Michigan Ave.

Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) is a stimulating and innovative forum for the collection, creation, and examination of contemporary image-making in its camera tradition and in its expanded vocabulary of digital processes.

Art in the Library
624 S. Michigan Ave.

Presenting the work of Columbia students, faculty, staff, and alumni, the Art in the Library program exhibits works in all forms of visual arts, including sculptures, paintings, drawings, and paper and book arts. Exhibitions by different artists are shown quarterly on a rotating basis.