Anna Maria College
Event Types Welcomed
Anna Maria College is located on a scenic campus in Paxton, MA at the center of New England. The campus is minutes from Worcester, MA and an hour from the cities of Providence, Boston, and Hartford. AMC has state-of-the-art classrooms, an auditorium that seats 350, conference rooms, computer labs and multiple accommodation options that make the venue perfect for your conference, meeting, retreat, or social event in central Massachusetts.
While you stay, take advantage of our serene campus for outside meetings and activities. We offer miles of hiking trails, a pond, picnic tables, softball field, sand volleyball court, basketball courts, and a state-of-the-art turf field and several relaxing areas where you can nestle under shaded trees or bask in the sunshine. Take advantage of all that the Worcester, Massachusetts area has to offer with our beautiful meeting and event venues.
Anna Maria College realizes that those planning an event at the venue may need individualized attention and has on-sight event coordinators that can assist with program coordination and site management before, during and after an event. The venue also offers overnight accommodations such as traditional residential halls with communal amenities to suites with double and single bedrooms.
Meeting & Event Spaces
and a chapel.
Zecco Auditorium The auditorium features technology in acoustics, sound and lighting. The center seats 350 people and contains backstage green/dressing room, cable television capabilities, a projection screen adjacent meeting rooms an upright piano and removable stage. This venue is ideal for presentations, conferences, dance recitals, and theatre productions.
Nolder Room Located at the back of the Zecco auditorium this room can be opened and become part of the auditorium or enclosed as its own
conference room. Optional technology includes projection and conferencing technology. Seats 15 around the table or 35 additional seats added to the Auditorium capacity.
Helfenbein Room Located at the back of the Zecco auditorium this room can be opened and become part of the auditorium seating an additonal 20 or enclosed as it’s on
conference room seating 8-12. This room has wireless internet access and conferencing capabilities. This room can be utilized as a small attractive comfortable meeting room.
Jacques Boardroom This room can be set up boardroom style fitting 24 chairs around the table or auditorium style seating 75-100. This room also may serve as a room to hold a classic style reception. The room is equipped with a computer and projection screen and has conference call capabilities.
Foundress Room This room can be set up auditorium style to fit 50 or tables and chairs for 24. The room is equipped with a multimedia cart including a 55” LED screen, computer and video conferencing capabilities.
Madore Chapel A beautiful chapel surrounded by stain glass windows seating 167.
Five classrooms Classrooms with state of the art technology with a variety of set ups (tables/chairs, seminar style as well as classic classroom set up. The classrooms include SMART Boards, instructor stations and wireless internet. Classrooms can be opened up to make larger spaces.
Lecture Hall This room features three 55” LED screens, an instructors station and seats 60 with wireless internet.
Information Commons This venue is an attractive spacious open concept meeting space with a fireplace featuring thirty computer terminals computers. This area is surrounded with small conference rooms, media and computer labs and a seminar room.
Seminar Room This room features 24 chairs and 10 rolling tables with state of the art technology including two 55” LED screens, instructor stations and wireless internet.
Graphic Desing Lab A Mac lab featuring fifteen 27” Mac computers with the latest complete Adobe Creative Cloud software.
MIDI LAB This MIDI Lab has eleven computer stations.
Computer Training Lab This lab features 25 computers, Arc GIS, MS Office, printing and full internet capabilities. A 55” LED Screen with instructor station.
(2) Media Conference Rooms These Media rooms feature 55” LED screens, computer and conference call capabilities as well as white boards. Seats 6-10.
Trinity Hall This venue features classrooms conference rooms
and a Computer Lab
East Conference Room This room features conference call capabilities and wireless internet. Seats 6
West Conference Room This room features conference call capabilities and wireless internet. Seats 10
East N Conference Room This room features conference call capabilities and wireless internet. Seats 8
Computer Lab This lab features 21 computers with wireless internet and printing capabilities.
Six Classrooms featuring Smartboards and LED Screens with instuctor stations and wireless internet. Seats 6-22
Saint Joseph's Hall
Five Classrooms which can be used as break out rooms includes state of the art technology with projection capabilities and instructor stations with a variety of set ups tables/chairs, as well as classic classroom set up. Classrooms seat 20-30.
The Art Center
The Fuller Activities Center
Food & Beverage Options
The Dining Hall
Catering at Sage Dining Services®
The culinary experts at SAGE Dining Services® will make your event a resounding success. SAGE is experienced in providing elegant, innovative catering options that feature fresh, locally sourced cuisine for everything from intimate weddings, to upscale galas, to trendsetting conferences. Our Team will create a vibrant, flavorful menu that accommodates for an array of dietary needs and preferences, and they will deliver it with a degree of precision and panache that will make your event unforgettable. Choose Anna Maria College and SAGE for events distinguished by flavor, finesse, and flawless presentation. For further information, please contact Ann Murphy at 508-849-3291 or [email protected]
garnished with a Spicy Granny Smith Apple Slaw
Seared Beef Carpaccio Crostini
topped with a Baby Arugula Pesto
Mini Duck Tacos braised in a Cherry Mole Sauce
offered with a Minted Jicama Salad
Pulled Pork Sliders on Mini Vermont Cheddar Biscuits
Maple Scallops wrapped in Peppered Slab Bacon
Cochinita Pibil Empanadas
Aurrichio® Provolone Arrancini
Pan-Fried Polpette en Brochette
served in a Roasted Chipotle-Tomato Sauce
Grilled Greek Chicken Saté
offered with a Minted Grape Salad
Grilled Thai Beef Saté
garnished with a
Spicy Lemongrass and Basil Mango Salad
Andouille Sausage and Cheddar Mini Quiche
Pita and Assorted Hummus
Tomato Bruschetta and Truffled White Bean Bruschetta with Crostini
Grilled Vegetable Platter
Assorted Goat Cheese Spreads
Assorted House-Made Sushi
Spicy Crab, Tempura Shrimp, and Beef Bulgogi
with Pickled Ginger, Wasabi, and Sriracha Mayonnaise
Stationary Dessert Station
Plated Dinner Menu
Fall Harvest Salad
with Honey-Roasted Local Butternut Squash, Carrots, and Beets
garnished with a Candied Walnut Goat Cheese Truffle
and dressed with Cracked Pepper-Dijon Vinaigrette
Native Chicken Wellington Ballotine
stuffed with Local Forest Mushroom Duxelles, White Truffle Oil, and Flaky Puff Pastry
finished in Caramelized Shallot-Madeira Demi-Glace
Garlic-Braised Brussels Sprouts with Smoked Native Berkshire Pork Belly
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Rosemary and Chives
Bread Pudding Duo
House-Made Cinnamon Bun Bread Pudding with Vanilla Glaze
White Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding with Sun-Dried Cherries and Whiskey Hard Sauce
St. Anne's Hall
Common areas are located in the central core and include lounges, laundry rooms, study rooms, with a computer lab on the second and third floor with 4 computers and printers in each lab. A kitchen, a workroom, lobbies, a central staircase, and an elevator. St. Anne Hall has 35 suites with 63 double rooms and 69 single rooms.
- Air Conditioning
- Fitness Center
- Handicap Accessible
- In-House Catering
- Near Public Transit
- Outdoor Space
- Paid Parking
- Running Trails
- Sports Facilities
- Theater Seating
Venue Location + Transportation
Paxton, Massachusetts 01612
- Worcester Regional - 8 minutes
Nearby International Airport
- Logan International - 70 minutes
Worcester – 8|Boston – 50|Providence – 60
Things to Know
- Must Use In-house Catering: Yes
- Cultural Catering Available: Yes
- Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes
Anna Maria College near Worcester, MA offers full media/Audio/visual capabilities in all classrooms, auditorium and meetings rooms, Wireless Wi-Fi, and three computer labs.
- Guest Wi-Fi: Free
- Onsite Tech Support: Yes
- Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
Equipment Available On-Site:
- Projector Screen
- Sound System
- Custom Lighting
- Alcohol Consumption: Yes
- Smoking Permitted: yes
- ADA Accessible: Yes