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Arts & Culture Gallary

The Macy Gallery is part of the Art and Art Education program of the Department of Arts and Humanities at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Macy Art Gallery

The Gallery exhibits artworks by national and international artists, graduate students, and faculty members, as well as the finest examples of children's works.

The mission of this academic Gallery is to present a wide range of exhibitions from around the world reflecting the commitment of Teachers College to cultural diversity in education and the arts.

The Gallery is located on the fourth floor of Macy Hall at 525 West 120th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues. The Gallery contains 1,377 square feet of floor space and 1,633 square feet of wall space. It is open Monday through Friday 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM, and by appointment. Special arrangements can be made for groups to visit the Gallery and participate in our ongoing Artists' Talks and Lectures.

Columbia Culture Map

The Columbia Culture Map is part of a University-wide collaborative project sponsored in part by the Program in Arts Administration within Teachers College. Now in its 18th edition, the map explores many of the historical and cultural landmarks around the University. An audio tour is also available for download to accompany the map.

Did You Know?

There are more than 5,000 students enrolled at Teachers College.

Columbia University Alma MaterIn 1898, Teachers College became affiliated with Columbia University as a professional school for the training of teachers while retaining its legal and financial independence. Later that year, Teachers College and Columbia University adopted an affiliation agreement.

Mary Adelaide Nutting TC was home to the first university-based instructional program for nursing educators and administrators, created by Mary Adelaide Nutting.

James Earl RussellThe field of comparative international education originated at TC, where James Earl Russell taught the world’s first course in foreign school system.

John DeweyIn 1904, John Dewey, influential proponent of the progressive education movement, joined the faculty.

There are nearly 5,400 students enrolled at Teachers College.

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