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A Room by Any Other Name: Uncovering the History of the Library Den

Posted on 03/18/2018 by Amy Dangelico Comments(6)

Lauren Henry joined Biltmore as the Archives and Curatorial Assistant in October 2016, and by September of the next year, she was promoted to Associate Curator. During that time, Lauren was tasked...

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Dressing the Mannequins of Glamour on Board

Posted on 01/04/2018 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

After almost two years of planning, Biltmore’s newest costume exhibition, Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie, is beginning to come to life. While key costumes from the film have...

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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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Now This Is a Desk Job!

Posted on 11/16/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

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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Conserving the Claude Room Fireplace

Posted on 10/12/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

Renee Jolly, Biltmore’s Objects Conservator, has recently been working on inpainting losses in the gilding of the Claude Room’s marble fireplace. Inpainting is a conservation term...

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