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Rooms in Bloom

April 5, 2019 - April 7, 2019

April 6 & 7
10 am to 4 pm

A Taste of Spring at Hill-Stead!

Fabulous, fragrant, fresh floral arrangements created by local designers will be on view around with floral demonstrations happening throughout the weekend.  Join us for self-paced tours on Saturday and Sunday.

Hill-Stead Museum is excited to announce that thirteen floral designers have been selected to exhibit their work.

  • Haworth’s Flowers & Gifts of Farmington
  • One Fine Day of Avon
  • Eddy Farm of Newington
  • Lucky You Flowers of Simsbury
  • Muddy Feet Flowers of Ashford
  • DeVars-Phillips Florist and Antiques of Hartford
  • Farmington Garden Club
  • Vine & Ivy Flowers of Suffield
  • Sarah Worden Natural Design of Litchfield
  • Betsy Gibson Design Floral & Home of Weston, MA
  • Brierley, Johnson Florist of Kensington
  • A Special Place of West Hartford
  • The Greater Hartford Bonsai Society will display a living specimen of the ancient horticultural art form during Rooms in Bloom weekend.

The Joyce Coughlin Award for Floral Design—a $1,500 prize for excellence and beauty in floral design—will be awarded by a jury to one designer during Rooms in Bloom.

The People’s Choice Award—a $500 prize—will be awarded to the designer who receives the highest number of votes cast by visitors during Rooms in Bloom weekend

FREE with Museum Membership or Admission
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Preview Party
April 5, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Museum Members  | $10
All Others | $15
TPR Members  |  Free

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Special Exhibition
Into the Garden, by Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff
All weekend

From Into the Garden by Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff copyright © 2019

A sneak preview of new work by artist Christian Peltenburg-Brechneff will be on view throughout Rooms in Bloom weekend in the historic house. Christian’s floral and garden paintings will be featured in an exhibition at Hill-Stead later this year.  His new art book, Into the Garden, will be published in June by Glitterati Editions and features a forward by Bunny Williams.

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