Biltmore to host Chihuly at Biltmore, an exhibition of the work of globally-renowned artist Dale Chihuly
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2023) – Biltmore is pleased to announce Chihuly at Biltmore, an exhibition of work by globally-renowned artist Dale Chihuly. Opening March 25, 2024, and running through Jan. 5, 2025, Chihuly at Biltmore will offer an intimate gallery experience at the estate’s exhibit center, Amherst at Deerpark.
A leader in the development of glass as a fine art, Chihuly is celebrated for architectural installations that have captivated viewers around the U.S. and throughout the world.
The exhibition is curated for Biltmore and will feature pedestal works, Drawings, and large-scale installations of Chandeliers, Towers, Mille Fiori, and Neon, showcasing Chihuly’s artistic process and influences.
In addition to the gallery exhibition inside Amherst at Deerpark, a large-scale installation will be presented at the front of Biltmore House, and guests may also experience Chihuly’s Iris Gold and Garnet Chandelier in the estate’s permanent collection, now on view in Biltmore Winery.
This will be the first time Biltmore has hosted a Chihuly exhibition since 2018, when art installations were placed throughout the estate’s historic gardens, the front lawn of Biltmore House and Antler Hill Village.
Special Chihuly-inspired overnight packages for this experience may be booked at one of Biltmore’s lodging properties – The Inn on Biltmore Estate or Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate.
Admission tickets to Chihuly at Biltmore are now available at Biltmore.com.
Established in 1895 in Asheville, North Carolina, Biltmore is as impressive today as it was more than a century ago. In addition to Biltmore House, the 250-room French château known as America’s Largest Home, this beloved National Historic Landmark includes 8,000 acres of gardens and grounds. Comprised of managed forests and farmland, a working vineyard, 20+ miles of nature trails, Antler Hill Village and its shops, restaurants, and award-winning Winery, the estate also features such splendid overnight accommodations as a four-star Inn, a charming hotel, and a distinctive collection of private cottages. All this, plus seasonal exhibitions, outdoor activities, and live entertainment make Biltmore a one-of-a-kind destination.
Privately owned and maintained by his descendants, Biltmore remains true to George Vanderbilt’s original vision: a self-sustaining Blue Ridge Mountain estate and a luxurious retreat amid year-round natural beauty. Whether as a day trip or multi-night getaway, to experience Biltmore is to experience a legacy of gracious hospitality, timeless elegance, and an inspired sense of wonder. To learn more about Biltmore, go to Biltmore.com or call 877-BILTMORE.
About Dale Chihuly
Dale Chihuly is an American artist who transforms spaces with experiments in color, light, transparency, and form. He is known for his exhibitions and large-scale architectural installations around the world and for revolutionizing the studio glass movement. Chihuly works with a variety of media including glass, paint, charcoal, neon, ice, and Polyvitro, and his work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide, including Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum and Corning Museum of Glass. Major exhibitions include Chihuly Over Venice (1995-96), Chihuly in the Light of Jerusalem (1999), de Young Museum in San Francisco (2008), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2011), Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond (2012), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada (2013), Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada (2016), Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas (2017), Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands (2018), Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, U.K (2019), and Gardens by the Bay, Singapore (2021). Chihuly Garden and Glass, a long-term exhibition located at the Seattle Center, opened in 2012.