Theme day / summer party at Villa Seligmann

Open day

3 – 7 p.m.


To the 170. To mark the 100th birthday of Siegmund Seligmann, the former landlord and namesake of Villa Seligmann, a themed day is being held with a varied program in the house and garden. Admission is free. Registration is not required.

Opening and welcome
Followed by a salon discussion “170 years of Siegmund Seligmann” with Andrea Rey-Suter, Prof Dr. Stefanie Mahrer, Dr. Anton Weise, Moritz Fingerle and Eliah Sakakushev-von Bismarck (moderator)

LUFT UND TASTEN I: Organ interlude by and with Ulfert Smidt, organist of the Marktkirche Hannover in the large hall

“Johanna Seligmann Coppel – A life for the family”: Film screening in the Great Hall

16.30 and 17.15
“‘I have always been a simple man’ – Siegmund Seligmann (1853-1925)”: Lecture by Dr. Peter Schulze (on the 1st floor)

AIR AND KEYS II: Accordion nuances with and by Nicolae Gutu in the dining room

End of the event in the house

Exhibition of selected objects and documents about the Seligmann family from the family estate in the music room
Photographic exhibition of Holocaust survivors by Natalie Kriwy on the 1st floor
– Free viewing of the rooms
– Israeli specialties from Lady Shakshuka and drinks from WedeVini in the garden

The theme day will be followed by the concert “From Swing to Tango” at 7.30 pm on the open-air stage in the garden.


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