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

Current Exhibition

Cabinet of Curiosities

November 7-29, 2019
Opening Reception: November 7, 2019, 4 - 6p.m.

C33 presents Cabinet of Curiosities by Madison Juliana Alexander

Cabinet of Curiosities intends to put you inside the intimate life of the working poor through an immersive installation of the personal artifacts of strangers and the artist herself. Using the Field Museum as a display template, Alexander’s work aims to invoke empathy for a way of life many may not understand.

Exhibition Contact: Mark Porter,

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

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About C33 Gallery

33 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, 1st Floor

Located on the bustling corner of Ida B. Wells Drive (formerly Congress Parkway) and Wabash Ave, C33 Gallery serves as an art gallery and meeting place for students. With its distinctive storefront windows, C33 is ideal for non-traditional media and site-specific installation. C33 houses up to 14 student exhibitions per school year and is the only open submission student gallery on campus.  Any student at Columbia may submit a proposal to show their work in the space. If selected, students will receive a small stipend for materials as well as access to all of the galleries tools and supplies. The DEPS staff will also assist the student in the installation and preparation of their exhibition.

Gallery Hours:

Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm 

C33 Gallery is accepting exhibition proposals for Spring semester of 2020.

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Previous Exhibition

Field Book, Jordan Putt

Field Book, Jordan Putt
Oct. 02, 2019 - Oct. 30, 2019

Upcoming Exhibition

Atefeh Farajolahzadeh, Still Moving
Nov. 27, 2019 - Dec. 13, 2019