Alverno College

3400 S 43rd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53234

Conference Center/Facility Rental

Make your event special
If you are looking for a place to hold your engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner or wedding reception, Alverno's state-of-the-art facilities will suit your needs perfectly. See what Alverno can do for you.

Complete catering services
Alverno's on-site catering service will help you plan a menu to please any palate for any occasion. From formal banquets to timesaving buffets, Alverno's professional staff will assist with all the details to keep within a budget and design the setting for your event.

Sister Joel Read Center
A distinctive look for your next occasion, Alverno's Sister Joel Read Center is uniquely designed. An elegant, two-story glass-enclosed rotunda with a brilliantly colored terrazzo floor serves as the entryway. After dark, the dome of the rotunda casts a soft glow to the area. The first level serves as a cocktail reception area and leads into the carpeted Bucyrus Conference Center accommodating up to 300 banquet style. The room may be divided into separate rooms for those smaller or more intimate events. The second floor, overlooking Reiman Plaza, serves as an attractive location for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners or small cocktail receptions for 30-50 people.

La Verna Commons (available June-August)
Located in the newly renovated Founders Hall this 6,685 sq. ft. room is spacious and inviting. The outdoor courtyard and lobby entrance creates an intimate atmosphere for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as a prelude to your special event. The La Verna Commons comfortably seats up to 400 people for banquets.

Location, location, location
Alverno College is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood just 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee and 10 minutes from General Mitchell Airport making it an ideal location for any southeastern Wisconsin wedding. Ample accessible free parking is available for events.

To find out how Alverno will make your event enjoyable and hassle-free or to schedule a tour, call 414-382-6159 or e-mail You can trust that Alverno will make your event positive and memorable.

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