Thursday, December 29, 2011

Stan Hywet Hall Opens 2012 Season With Special Exhibits

Stan Hywet opens for the 2012 season April 1.This year, the historical estate will focus on culture and the arts with the theme “The Art of Living Beautifully,” honoring Gertrude Seiberling’s role as a hostess, arts patron and artist. She and her husband, Goodyear co-founder F.A. Seiberling, were Stan Hywet’s original owners.

Events will include:

• Inspiration in Bloom, a display of floral arrangements by local floral designers, gardens clubs and award-winning gardeners, April 13 to 15.

• The exhibit Finer Things: Jewelry & Accessories from 1885 to the 1930s, April 1 through Oct. 28.

• Citrus Garden: Luxury of the Day, featuring citrus plants in the Corbin Conservatory, May 1 to Oct. 28.

• Beauty in Flight: Butterflies of North America, an exhibit of domestic butterflies, July through September.

Stan Hywet is at 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. It is open form 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

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