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Forty Years in Field and Forest at Biltmore

Posted on 11/08/2018 by Jean Sexton

Bill Alexander may have retired from his day-to-day role as Biltmore’s Landscape and Forest Historian, but he assures us he’s never more than a phone call away and he continues to work...

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Designing Christmas One Room at a Time

Posted on 11/06/2018 by Jean Sexton

To create the magic of Christmas at Biltmore, our Floral Displays team* draws inspiration from the details of America’s Largest Home®, including the style and furnishings of the rooms and...

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A House Full of Guests

Posted on 10/27/2018 by Jean Sexton

George Vanderbilt created Biltmore as a private retreat, and often invited family and friends to stay and enjoy all the estate offered. The Vanderbilts were noted for their gracious hospitality and...

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A Japanese Connection in the Italian Garden Pools

Posted on 08/13/2018 by Amy Dangelico

Chihuly at Biltmore—the first art exhibition in Biltmore’s historic gardens and the first garden exhibition of Dale Chihuly’s works in North Carolina—showcases large-scale...

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Limestone in the Limelight: The Façade of Biltmore House

Posted on 08/06/2018 by Amy Dangelico

Now through October 7, Biltmore’s Gardens are transformed by the dramatic artworks that compose Chihuly at Biltmore. Installations can be found in the Winter Garden of Biltmore House as well...

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