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Now This Is a Desk Job!

Posted on 11/16/2017 by Jean Sexton

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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Viva Voce: Biltmore’s Oral History Program

Posted on 09/12/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

Have you ever wondered how exactly our Museum Services department knows so much about life on the estate during the Vanderbilts' era? “Many of the documents in our archives are...

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My Fair Biltmore

Posted on 09/11/2017 by Jean Sexton

As the weather cools and the leaves begin to change color, it's obvious that fall is on its way to Biltmore. It's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the harvest season at state...

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George Vanderbilt as a Thoughtful Wine Collector

Posted on 09/01/2017 by Jean Sexton

Taste and style were two hallmarks of George Vanderbilt’s life, and both are reflected throughout Biltmore—his private country estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Visually stunning...

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