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George Vanderbilt: A Modern Art Collector

Posted on 01/02/2018 by Amy Dangelico

From a young age, George Vanderbilt inherited his father’s passion for admiring and collecting art. While George was inspired by the earlier artists his father admired, he also supported more...

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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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Mrs. Mary “Mimi” Ryan Cecil

Posted on 11/20/2017 by Judy Ross Comments(1)

Mary "Mimi" Ryan Cecil died on Friday, November 17, 2017 in Asheville, NC. Mrs. Cecil and her late husband, William A.V. Cecil, were active members of the Asheville, NC community as owners of the...

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Christmas Craft: Wine Cork Reindeer

Posted on 11/17/2017 by Amy Dangelico

It’s always fun to add new holiday decorations to your overall design, and this season you can recreate a classic figure with a fresh, new twist. Reindeer made from wine corks and twigs are...

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Now This Is a Desk Job!

Posted on 11/16/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

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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