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George Vanderbilt: A Modern Art Collector

Posted on 01/02/2018 by Amy Dangelico

From a young age, George Vanderbilt inherited his father’s passion for admiring and collecting art. While George was inspired by the earlier artists his father admired, he also supported more...

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Fabulous Fashion Find Yields Titanic Results

Posted on 12/21/2017 by Jean Sexton

With our new exhibition Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie, we are celebrating not only the 20th anniversary of the iconic film that won 11 Oscars®, including Best Picture and...

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Groundbreaking Work in Gardens and Glass

Posted on 12/12/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

Long known as the father of American landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted reached the pinnacle of his professional career with his landscape design for Biltmore–George Vanderbilt'...

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Now This Is a Desk Job!

Posted on 11/16/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

Although her day-to-day responsibilities may include anything from cleaning 100-year-old china to inhibiting biologic growth on outdoor statuary, when Genevieve Bieniosek, Furniture Conservator,...

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Labor of Love: Cathy Barnhardt Looks Back on 40 Years of Christmas at Biltmore

Posted on 10/26/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(8)

Now in its fourth decade, Christmas at Biltmore has become a beloved annual tradition for both staff and guests of Biltmore. It is a holiday experience like no other, with more than 50 hand-...

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