Conaway Center

1104 S Wabash, Chicago IL 60605

The Conaway Center is an open layout, multi-purpose events space and student hangout area. The space has an open floor plan, making it customizable for many types of events. Appropriate events include concerts, dance, theater, panel discussions, job fairs, conferences, and fashion shows. 

Important Note: The Conaway is an open space for students at all times.  We do not block the space off for rehearsals, soundchecks, or private events.  Please keep in mind that any activities that are planned in this space may be witnessed by members of the Columbia community and that DEPS will not approve requests to block off the space for privacy. 

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Mon-Fri: 7am - 11pm, Sat 8am - 6pm, Sun 10am - 6pm


Upcoming Events

Grad Expo: Spring 2017

Grad Expo: Spring 2017 3/2 10am

Are you a junior looking for information to plan your graduation strategy? Or a senior who finished in December or is finishing in May? Visit the Spring 2017...

Making Things Meaningful in the Ice Age

Making Things Meaningful in the Ice Age 4/11 6pm

The arts provide a key avenue of insight into ancient human behavior and symbolic evolution. In this lecture we will review some of the evidence and...

Recent Events

Bitter Mouth 2/9/2017

Block Party 2017 1/26/2017

Avant La Lettre 12/7/2016

M3RGE's AMP Night 11/18/2016

Recent Activity

Erika Kooda

Erika Kooda left a positive review 4/13/2016

So awesome! The opening acts were great warm-ups and it was neat to see fellow students alongside Hari Kondabolu. Proud that our school offers opportunities to see major names like this for free!

Conaway Center

Conaway Center posted a photo 3/23/2016

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