Emergency crews were called to the scene in the 600 block of South Wabash Avenue about 4:45 p.m. for a building collapse, but found it was an interior display in the gallery which had collapsed, according to the
The student was not injured badly, according to a school spokesman, who said the gallery is located at 619 S. Wabash Ave.
She was helping install a 7-by-7 foot wall used to hang art on when it occurred, according to the spokesman.
"One fell against the other and she was behind the second one,'' said Langford, who added that the display also hit a chair.
The woman, who appeared to be in her mid 20s, did not suffer any traumatic injuries, said Langford. She was taken to
Her condition had stabilized, according to the fire department.
Police had no information.
Columbia College spokesman Steve Kauffman said in an email that the student suffered no visible injuries when the "temporary partition" fell on her.
She was taken to the hospital for observation, according to Kauffman.
According to Columbia's website, Subimago: BFA Fine Art Exhibition 2012, is scheduled for May 4 through June 2 at the A + D Gallery.