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Character Arc in a Costume: Isabel Archer’s Evening Gown

Posted on 02/13/2017 by Amy Dangelico

Our new exhibition, Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics, brings together the artistry of great literary works, film making, and costume design. In honor of its premiere, let’s take...

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Olmsted’s Deliberate Approach

Posted on 02/06/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

The three-mile Approach Road that meanders from Biltmore Village up to Biltmore House is not there by accident—it’s the result of a very intentional and complex design by Frederick Law...

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Literary Guests of Biltmore House

Posted on 02/01/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

While we aren’t sure exactly when they met, George Vanderbilt and author Edith Wharton likely knew each other most of their lives. Both were born into New York society in 1862 and both moved...

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Rolling out the Red Carpet…

Posted on 01/23/2017 by Amy Dangelico

Our Designed for Drama: Fashion from the Classics exhibition beginning February 10 gives you the opportunity to take a closer look at costumes from six films nominated for an Academy Award® in...

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Bold backdrop inspires Claude Bedding

Posted on 01/16/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

In 2011, our curators completed a major project on the second floor of Biltmore House, allowing guests to see four grand bedrooms restored to their original splendor. Known as the Louis XV Suite,...

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