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


About DEPS

DEPS will be CLOSED for the holiday break December 21, re-opening on January 2, 2019

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. More...


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 - Friday, 11am - 5pm

Exhibition Gallery Hours:


The Glass Curtain Gallery
1104 S. Wabash Avenue, 1st Floor
Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9am-5pm
Wednesday and Thursday 9am-7pm
Saturday and Sunday, Closed

The Arcade
618 S. Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

C33 Gallery
33 E. Congress Parkway, 1st Floor
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm




News & Announcements


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