Kemper & AndersonArts Center Event and Business Space

Discover the Kemper & AndersonArts Center, a stunning 17.5-acre park on the shores of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Conveniently located between Milwaukee and Chicago, it’s a short walk from Kenosha’s vibrant downtown area, perfect for exploring local museums, shops, restaurants and lodging. With a range of unique indoor and outdoor venues, the Kemper Center offers the ideal setting for any occasion.

Our experienced hospitality team ensures every event is memorable. Whether it’s a wedding, party, bridal or baby shower, company picnic, memorial luncheon, or family reunion, we tailor your event to your needs, offering creative solutions and enhancements. We provide layout design, catering, and bar service details, ensuring your event runs smoothly.

Choose One of Our Unique Spaces for Your Next Event:

Kemper Chapel

(Capacity: 150)

Built in 1875, featuring stained glass windows, exquisite woodwork, and brick detailing. Ideal for weddings with dressing rooms for the bride and groom.

Kemper Grounds

(Capacity: 300)

Ideal for tented events or open-air weddings with scenic lake views.

Simmons Auditorium

(Capacity: 150)

Hardwood floors, a large stage, and historic wall murals. Perfect for large receptions or events.

Anderson Arts Center Grounds

(Capacity: 500)

A grand backdrop for weddings, with tented or open-air options, and indoor renovated restrooms.

Founders Hall

(Capacity: 120)

A carpeted, two-level space with wheelchair access and a built-in dance floor. 

Faulkner Building

(Capacity: 50)

A casual, community-room atmosphere ideal for art classes, showers, family gatherings, and more. Features restrooms, parking, and a kitchenette.

Ambrose Hall

(Capacity: 50)

Offers breathtaking lake views, hardwood floors, and a fireside lounge.

Business Functions

Kemper Center is perfect for business events, providing a distraction-free environment for conferences, seminars, and meetings. Rooms can be configured in various seating arrangements to suit your needs, including classroom, banquet, boardroom, theatre, and U-shaped setups. All rooms feature wireless internet.

Study Hall with Chem Lab

(Capacity: 80)

Unique space with three conjoined rooms, a hip bar backdrop, and beautiful lake views.

Lakefront Art Studios

Renovated artist workspaces with stunning lake views, restrooms, utility sinks, and a community room for collaboration.

Office Spaces

Located on the 3rd and 4th floors above Kemper Hall Conference Center, with lake or arboretum views. Suites are accessible by stairs with off-street parking available. 


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