Columbia College Chicago

Past Events:

Television Industry Mixer

Television Industry Mixer

Review new work from Columbia’s Television Department, and join staff & faculty in welcoming our graduating students into the professional community.

Senior Showcase of Actors

Senior Showcase of Actors

The Theatre Department of Columbia College Chicago presents graduating seniors in a performance of scenes and songs from contemporary repertoire, directed by Steve Scott, Artistic Associate of the Goodman Theatre and Ashton Byrum of Columbia College.

Fine Arts Open Studios

Fine Arts Open Studios

Join faculty and visiting guests for open critiques of Senior BFA work in the afternoon, followed by a festive open house featuring studio tours and work in a variety of media.

Illustration Showcase

Illustration Showcase

Come to this special one-night-only exhibit & reception for a cornucopia of new illustration work, including comics, prints, zines, and related media from emerging and established Columbia talent. Curated by faculty members Ivan Brunetti and Chris Eliopoulos.

Design Hook-Up: Portfolio Review

Design Hook-Up: Portfolio Review

Students In Design (SID) hosts 15-minute portfolio reviews with creative professionals for advanced Graphic Design and Art Direction students.

Moving Pictures

Moving Pictures

Enjoy streaming reels from Cinema Art + Science students, and a look at the latest films coming out of the department at this vibrant networking reception.

Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Reception

Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Reception

Review work by graduating Seniors following a panel discussion with dynamic media professionals. Students will be organized by concentration, with a reception afterward for professional guests.

Radio Reception

Radio Reception

Join faculty and professional guests in welcoming Seniors and advanced Juniors from the Radio Department into the professional community with this lively review and networking reception.

Newsmakers

Newsmakers

Meet advanced junior-level students and graduating seniors working in print, magazine, online and broadcast journalism. Review their latest accomplishments, reels and portfolios.

Dance Salon

Dance Salon

Networking & Pre-Show Reception with industry professionals, faculty, & alumni, followed by the Choreographic Project/Senior Concert.

Senior Showcase of Theatre Designers, Directors, & Technicians

Senior Showcase of Theatre Designers, Directors, & Technicians

Graduating Theatre Designers, Directors, and Technicians present their latest work and portfolios in an open house exhibit and networking reception.

Interactive Arts & Media Showcase

Interactive Arts & Media Showcase

Graduating students from all degree programs in the Interactive Arts and Media Department present portfolios and exhibits of team projects, including games, apps, and sound designs.

Photography Review

Photography Review

Graduating Photography students present portfolios for review, feedback and networking in conjunction with the opening of Columbia’s 2014 Manifest Photography Exhibit.

Fashion Breakfast

Fashion Breakfast

Students from the Fashion Design and Fashion Business programs present tabled portfolios for review and critique, followed by a curated runway show and breakfast networking reception.