Stephanie Barenz (The Pfister Hotel’s current Artist in Residence), Omniscient Narrator, 2013. Mixed media on panel, 24 x 48 in.

The Pfister Hotel

424 East Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Built in 1893, The Pfister Hotel has been the premier downtown Milwaukee hotel for over a century. It receives consistent accolades for ambiance, accommodations, and service. With its extraordinary architecture, renowned Victorian art collection, Artist in Residence program, and proximity to cultural attractions such as the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Pfister is the ideal hotel for VRA’s 32nd annual conference.

Room rates:

Single/Double Occupancy:
$169 + taxes (15.1%)

Pfister Suite:
$209 + taxes (15.1%)

Most accommodations will be Tower King and Double rooms.  See the Pfister site for full descriptions:

Use this link to secure your room at the conference rate:

Alternatively, call 800-558-8222 (toll free) or 414-935-5942, requesting the VRA 2014 Conference rate.

Guests can reserve rooms before and after the conference (March 9-18, 2014) at the conference rate, subject to availability.

Reservations must be made by February 14, 2014; and are guaranteed with a deposit of one night’s room and tax, paid by credit card.

Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival date to avoid a penalty cancellation fee of the deposit (one night’s room and tax.)

Check in time: 3:00 PM
Check out time: 12:00 Noon

Please Note:

An additional room block for VRA Conference attendees is available at the InterContinental Milwaukee, appx 6 blocks northwest of the Pfister.  The conference rate is $129 (2 double beds) and $159 (king executive suite).   Rooms must be booked by Monday 2/24/2014.  Click here to reserve: Visual Resources Association