student band performing on stage

Columbia College Chicago is a vibrant campus where creativity and expression are celebrated. With everything from student performances to guest lectures to art exhibits, there truly is something for everyone. View the full list of events on Engage, our student portal.


Performing Arts Centers

Columbia College Chicago offers superb centers of dance, music and theatre in the heart of our South Loop campus. Students in these disciplines learn and perfect their crafts on these stages, and world-renowned dancers, musicians and actors regularly appear in our performing arts centers as well.

Galleries and Museums

The Galleries of Columbia College Chicago, including project rooms, galleries and a museum, provide diverse perspectives on art, design, media, and culture from Chicago and beyond. This network of exhibition spaces serves students, the college community, and local, national and international audiences.