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Remembering the 1898 April Engagement of George Vanderbilt and Edith Dresser

Posted on 03/05/2019 by Judy Ross

In celebration of the April 1898 engagement of George Vanderbilt and Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, we ask an important question: what would you wear for a portrait commemorating your engagement to...

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Too Pretty To Eat: Creating Faux Food For Our New Exhibition

Posted on 02/28/2019 by Jean Sexton

With all the glamorous details for A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age, including clothing reproduced from the Vanderbilt family’s photos and portraits, the stunning array of...

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Creating Vanderbilt House Party Hairstyles

Posted on 01/30/2019 by Jean Sexton

For the past two years, Biltmore’s Museum Services team has been hard at work to bring A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age to life. From February 8–May 27, 2019, this new...

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Behind the Scenes of A Vanderbilt House Party

Posted on 01/09/2019 by Amy Dangelico

In anticipation of our upcoming A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age exhibition, we met up with Leslie Klingner, Biltmore’s Curator of Interpretation, to chat about what it took to...

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Wings of Delight: Discover Our Newest Dessert Wine

Posted on 01/07/2019 by Jean Sexton

In honor of our new exhibition A Vanderbilt House Party – The Gilded Age, winemaker Sharon Fenchak has handcrafted Mariporta—a dazzling red dessert wine that reflects the fine vintages...

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