The Brooks Lounge is the Alumni Memorial Union's game room and activity center. With several pool tables, a couple of dart boards, two larger-screen TVs and many fun and exciting video games, the Brooks Lounge is a great place to have a fun get-together. In addition, it has a medium-sized meeting room next door and an independent sound and lighting system.
The Henke Lounge is a large-sized (1,122-square-foot) room located on the second floor of the AMU. It is perfect for formal meetings and informal receptions.
The Lunda Room provides an upscale experience for more formal and intimate dinners and is available weekday evenings and any time on weekends.
The Monaghan Ballroom is located on the third floor of the AMU. This 10,000-square-foot room has an adjoining lounge and veranda and may be divided into smaller rooms to suit your function. At its greatest capacity, it can hold 1,000 participants. Call the Event Management Office at (414) 288-7202 to reserve the ballroom.
The Union Sports Annex is a great place with a great atmosphere. Named in 2003 as the "Best Place to Watch a Game" by Jim Caple of ESPN.com, the Annex is a bowling center, sport court and restaurant. All areas are available for rent.
The Varsity Theatre has a 32-foot stage and can accommodate 1,156 people for lectures: 856 on the orchestra level and 300 in the balcony. For concerts, the theatre has a capacity of 800 people (all lower-level seating).
Other features of the Varsity Theatre include:
The Varsity Theatre, located at 1326 W. Wisconsin Ave., is available evenings and weekends. Call the Event Management Office at (414) 288-7202 for more information.
A covered promenade connects the 496-seat Weasler Auditorium with the main building of the AMU. The Weasler Auditorium boasts a 32-foot stage, two dressing rooms, a coat room and a box office.
Other features of the Weasler Auditorium include:
If you're looking for a place to have an outdoor event, inquire about Westowne Square. Nestled between the Weasler Auditorium and AMU, the space can hold a large-sized tent and is often home to outdoor movies, lunches and dinners, and bands.