During the summer of 2018, "Chihuly at Biltmore" brought a spectacular sparkling exhibition in the gardens and Biltmore House: 16 monumental glass sculptures of Dale Chihuly. Here are some photos of the historic display. Photo above: Italian Gardens

Chihuly Glass Sun Biltmore House
"Sole d'Oro" on the front lawn illuminated after sunset

Chihuly Glass Biltmore Gardens
Gorgeous water lilies & reeds in Italian Gardens

Dale Chihuly Biltmore House
Dale Chihuly in Winter Garden inside Biltmore House for the opening. The gold and white formations simulate sea life and reflect Chihuly’s love of Venice

Chihuly at Biltmore Gardens
Italian Gardens

Walled Garden Biltmore Chihuly
Walled Garden

Biltmore Chihuly Glass Conservatory
Look up inside the Conservatory by the Walled Garden for three chandeliers

Chihuly Boat Biltmore Gardens

More about Chihuly
Chihuly’s creative vision utilizes light, space, and form. For more than a half century, Chihuly has created with a variety of media including glass, paint, charcoal, graphite, neon, ice, and polyvitro. Acclaimed for his iconic glass sculptures, Chihuly is also known for ambitious and immersive site-specific public installations and exhibitions in museums and gardens around the world. 

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Asheville Summer of Glass

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