Use this link to Reserve Your Room in the Conference Hotel: 2019 Learning with MOOCS

Learning with MOOCs 2019 is pleased to offer its guests a room block in the fabulous Saint Kate hotel! Located just one block from the MSOE campus and two blocks from the conference venue, this is perfect – and closest – hotel in downtown Milwaukee for you to use as your starting point to enjoy the conference and to explore Milwaukee. Enjoy sweeping views of historic and modern downtown architecture from your windows, walk along the Milwaukee River Walk just outside the hotel, take in a play at the attached theater complex, or simply enjoy a good night’s sleep! The Saint Kate is happy to accommodate you!

Conference room rates are guaranteed for the room block nights of October 22 through October 25 and are available three-days before and three-days after the event. Note that when selecting your room nights using the calendar, you will not be shown the conference rate of $189. The hotel system always displays their standard room rate. But, as soon as you click “update” the rates will adjust and allow you to select your style of room.

Here’s some more info about the Saint Kate Hotel.

A place to discover. A place to create. A place for travelers with open minds, a curious nature, and a desire to question. A place for explorers from near and far hungry for an experience. A place that reminds you to step outside your comfort zone and see things from a beautiful new perspective. A place that connects you to the spirit of creativity pulsing through our community. Saint Kate is an independent hotel and venue focused on celebrating the arts and the creative process. Located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee.


Aria Cafe & Bar, on the second floor, specializes in simple, classic American cuisine. Expect dishes such as blueberry granola pancakes and house corned beef hash at breakfast, the Big Boy burger at lunch, and entrees and shareable plates at dinner, such as charred octopus with Romesco sauce.

Proof Pizza, the lunch-and-dinner features Neapolitan-style pizzas that bake in less than two minutes in an 800-degree brick oven. The pizza dough will be allowed to rise, or proof, for 48 hours to develop its flavor. Also on its menu: Italian-style pocket sandwiches, salads, antipasti and desserts. It has wine and imported and domestic craft beers.

The Bar, off the hotel lobby, displays a collection of art, including beer-can art. It's intended as the main gathering area. During the day, workers can sit with a laptop or gather for meetings; besides cocktails, it offers a true coffee experience, fresh pressed juices, and house-made pastries. At night, DJs and other artists perform. Giggly Champagne & Wine Bar on the second floor will have views of Kilbourn and Water. Featuring sparkling wines by the glass and bottle, and also will have beer, cocktails incorporating sparkling wine, nonalcoholic drinks, snacks and desserts. Whether you’re looking for a space to host your next conference, meeting, or private event, Saint Kate is a one-of-its-kind destination for travelers, artists, and the community. Saint Kate welcomes you.

Amenities & Services

  • Complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Complimentary 24-hour coffee station on every floor featuring Nespresso Coffee Machine and coffee.
  • Complimentary hydration station on every floor featuring cold, filtered water
  • A snack tray featuring curated and local treats for purchase.
  • Fully-equipped, on-site fitness center
  • Overnight laundry and dry cleaning
  • Valet parking is available for $35/night and includes in and out access.
  • Self-parking is available at $28/night (including in and out access), but please be advised that there is currently some construction in-progress between the underground garage and the hotel entrance.
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • Wireless charging station in every room
  • Concierge service
  • A ukulele in every room
  • Artwork found in multiple locations in rooms - check out the mural in the closet!
  • A record player and a small selection of records in every room. Additional records available located in the lobby.
  • In-room paper scroll and colored pencils

Galleries & Exhibition Spaces

  • The Saint Kate Seed Collection: An ever-growing, ever-changing spread of contemporary art that is scattered throughout the hotel
  • MOWA | DTN Art Gallery: A new gallery from our partners, The Museum of Wisconsin Art.
  • The Gallery: A traditional white cube gallery featuring group shows or solo exhibitions by artists.
  • The Space: A non-traditional exhibition space for artists to exhibit large scale, site-specific installations.
  • The Closet: A small exhibition space featuring immersive art experiences.
  • The Arc Theatre: A flexible black-box style performance space.

Fitness Equipment

  • Precor ellipticals, treadmills, recumbent bike, upright bike
  • Precor Adaptive Motion Trainer
  • Woodway treadmill
  • Peloton Bikes
  • TRX Triple Suspension Bay System
  • TRX equipment (bands, ropes, rollers, medicine balls, kettlebells, mats)
  • Concept 2 Rowing Machine
  • Bosu Ball
  • Dumbbells (5lbs. to 50lbs. in 5lb. increments)
  • Flat bench

The Shop

  • Sundries
  • Sweets
  • Arts and craft supplies