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Restoring Our Roots, One American Chestnut Tree at a Time

Posted on 04/11/2018 by Jean Sexton

When George Vanderbilt first visited Asheville, North Carolina, in 1888 and began envisioning his private estate, the wooded slopes of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains included vast numbers of...

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From the Ground Up: Preparing for Chihuly at Biltmore

Posted on 03/20/2018 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

While still in high school, Clare Cottrell discovered two important things that would help shape her future: 1) it was possible to have a career in Public Horticulture, and 2) the location of her...

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Around the Globe with Artist Dale Chihuly

Posted on 01/10/2018 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

"Glass is the most magical of all materials. It transmits light in a special way.” – Dale Chihuly In preparing to host Chihuly at Biltmore—the first art exhibition in Biltmore'...

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Groundbreaking Work in Gardens and Glass

Posted on 12/12/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

Long known as the father of American landscape architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted reached the pinnacle of his professional career with his landscape design for Biltmore–George Vanderbilt'...

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Biltmore In The News

Posted on 09/28/2015 by Leeann Donnelly

Biltmore has the extreme fortune of receiving media attention from outlets that broadcast and publish all over the world. That coverage enables us to reach future guests – and former guests...

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