THE STORIES OF VIZCAYA

Among the vast landholdings that James Deering acquired when building Vizcaya was some property on Key Biscayne, which included the Cape Florida Lighthouse....
Meet Eustace Edgecombe, a Bahamian teen who started working at Vizcaya as a waterboy in 1913 and dedicated the next 52 years to the estate....

Ever wanted to climb aboard Vizcaya’s Stone Barge? Although the public does not have access to this space for conservation reasons, we are giving you an inside look at this space through a video mini-tour. Before we get into the history, let’s talk about what you’ll see in the video, which was shot during the...

Did you know that visitors can paint en plein air in the gardens and follow in the footsteps of American watercolorist John Singer Sargent?...
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens' beautiful bayfront gardens are now open. With 10 acres of outdoor gardens, Vizcaya offers the community ample space to maintain social distance with a low-density experience....
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens' Jatropha and Staghorn Fern collections have been accredited and accepted into the Plant Collections Network....
In 2019, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens received its first two accreditations from the Plant Collections Network, an American Public Gardens Association initiative that recognizes the importance of the genetic diversity of plant collection by botanic gardens in North America....
From 1933 to 1945, during the period of Nazi domination in Germany and World War II, millions of objects of art and cultural property in Continental Europe were unlawfully and often forcibly taken from their owners. Those who lost artworks to Nazi forces included private collectors, victims of the Holocaust, museums and galleries, and religious...