Julie Frey

Julie Frey

Julie Frey is the Director of Museum Services and Curator at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. She was born in Canfield, Ohio, and attended the University of Dayton where she majored in History and English. Julie worked at the Gund Gallery, a contemporary art museum on the campus of Kenyon College, and started her current position at Stan Hywet in April 2014. As Director of Museum Services, Julie oversees the Collections and Tour Services departments. She has written four books centered around the Seiberling family and Stan Hywet Hall estate.


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Speaking Engagements

Julie speaks about the history of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and the Seiberling family. Audience: Adult.


Julie Frey's Books

Art of Gertrude Seiberling cover

THE ART OF GERTRUDE SEIBERLING (2019): At the age of 60, Gertrude Seiberling returned to her childhood love of painting. She spent the last 14 years of her life devoted to landscape painting capturing the scenery around Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and surrounding countryside in over 100 documented works. This publication provides a biography of Gertrude and look into her life as an artist. It also provides a comprehensive catalog of her paintings.


The Gardens of Stan Hywet cover

THE GARDENS OF STAN HYWET (2017): In 1911, F.A. and Gertrude Seiberling hired famed landscape architect Warren Manning to design the grounds of their future estate Stan Hywet Hall. Manning spent the next four years working on the project creating a unique blend of naturalistic and formal garden spaces around the large Tudor Revival manor house. Today Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens remains on the most intact examples of Manning's design. The book, complete with illustrations, chronicles the many decisions and design philosophy shared by Manning and the Seiberlings.

32nd Annual
Buckeye Book Fair
November 2, 2019
9:30 to 4:00
Fisher Auditorium Wooster, Ohio
$2 Admission
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