VIZCAYA’S DIGITAL COLLECTIONS
Industrialist James Deering collected and carefully displayed a collection comprised of more than 3600 paintings, sculptures, furniture, textiles, silver, ceramics from ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, Renaissance Italy, Asia, and 19th-century France.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Archives is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and providing access to information about the planning, construction, and furnishing of Vizcaya’s Main House, Gardens, and Village. Our holdings include over 3,000 historic architectural drawings, 3,000 historic photographs, and 24,000 pieces of correspondence.
EXPLORE OUR DIGITAL COLLECTIONS
Learn more about Vizcaya and early Miami
GO INSIDE VIZCAYA’S ARCHIVES
Vizcaya’s archives have their share of surprises.
Watch as Vizcaya’s former archivist, Karen Urbec, shares the most dangerous item in the archives and the steps taken to properly handle and secure these objects.
HISTORY COMES ALIVE
Learn more about the history of Vizcaya through the many stories and photos from the estate: past, present and future.