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

About DEPS

The Department of Exhibitions, Performance and 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. 

619 S. Wabash Ave. First Floor  

ShopColumbia at Averill and Bernard Leviton Gallery serves the Columbia College Chicago community by fostering the representation and sale of professional work and talent from multiple creative fields. As an extension of the classroom, the Shop supports students by providing a professional environment to hone the process of presenting, marketing, and selling work to the public. Through community partnerships, ancillary programming and representation of alumni, faculty and staff, ShopColumbia bridges professional practice with the student learning experience.
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10am - 4pm
Webstore is currently open and shipping. 


Exhibition Gallery Hours:

The Glass Curtain Gallery
1104 S. Wabash Avenue, 1st Floor
Monday - Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Closed

C33 Gallery
33 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, 1st Floor
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, Closed




News & Announcements


To stay informed of upcoming shows and events please sign up on the DEPS online mailing list.


C33 Gallery is currently accepting exhibition proposals for the Fall semester of 2022. Application deadline is November 14. Columbia College students are eligible to apply.