19 Mar 2019

Family Getaway, the Pfister Way

Family Getaway, the Pfister Way

The Lagerkvist family is in town from Green Bay to explore the city. Milwaukee was the ideal destination for the group, as Mark is expanding his company, Chiro One, into Southeastern Wisconsin. This time together is a much needed, as matriarch Ann, along with middle school students Matthew and Ava, spend most of their time […]

17 Mar 2019

Tableaux Vivant: A Triumph

Tableaux Vivant: A Triumph

Outgoing Artist in Residence, Stephanie Schultz, presented her finale show to a sold out crowd on Friday, March 15. The show employed the technique tableau vivant, which translated from French means “living picture,” to recreate nine of the Pfister Hotel’s most celebrated paintings currently on display. Lithe models, clad in designs created by Schultz, appeared […]

13 Mar 2019

Schultz Presents her Tableaux Vivant

Schultz Presents her Tableaux Vivant

It is a very busy week for Stephanie Schultz, the current Pfister Artist in Residence. On Friday, March 15, Schultz will present the final show of her residency, Tableaux Vivant. The event will culminate a year of work creating high end fashion pieces inspired by the artist’s favorite paintings in the hotel’s extensive collection of […]

11 Mar 2019

The Best Laid Plans

The Best Laid Plans

Jason and Rachel’s love story started when they met in high school. Both of their families moved from areas in Southeastern Wisconsin, to a small town north of Eagle River, hoping for a quieter life. The two new students noticed each other at school, then at church, and before long they were sharing rides to […]

8 Mar 2019

A Real Peach

A Real Peach

Newly arrived from Atlanta, Catherine entered the room like a sunbeam, shining her light on everything in her path. In possession of a warm smile and irresistible, honey-dipped Southern charm, the visitor explored the hotel’s history and renowned art collection during her most recent stay in Cream City. A classically trained fine artist, Catherine spent […]

7 Mar 2019

Meet Historian Matthew J. Prigge

Meet Historian Matthew J. Prigge

When the Pfister Hotel was built in 1893, it was billed as a “fireproof hotel.” Many believe that sensational claim was made, in part, as a response to the tragic Newhall House fire of 1883. A luxurious hotel when it was built in 1856, the landmark was reduced to ashes and rubble due to an […]