Featured Objects


Gaston Lachaise Lachaise (1882–1935) joined the Vizcaya project in mid-1920 as the formal gardens were nearing completion. A prominent sculptor, he was commissioned to...

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Vizcaya and Classical Antiquity

Every year, Vizcaya receives thousands of visitors who are intrigued by the array of historical décor and objects of centuries past. Upon entering the...

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The Candelabra gets a Facial

The candelabra found in Vizcaya’s Living Room is an interesting object. It is mainly composed of 11 stackable elements, the oldest of which dates...

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Garden Centennial Brings Back Lost Elements

This is a landmark year for Vizcaya. The museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the formal gardens, which were completed in 1922. While...

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The Making of a Legend: Bel Vizcaino

  This larger-than-life stone sculpture dates to the eighteenth century and has been welcoming visitors to the entrance Piazza at Vizcaya since 1916, the...

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Vizcaya Bell Pulls

Recaptured Memories and Modern Reinterpretations Lost Spaces and Stories of Vizcaya was an exhibition that commemorated Vizcaya’s centennial in 2016 by exploring the history...

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Vizcaya’s Gone Digital

This remarkable historic collection is now online, available for researchers or anyone who would like to view museum objects and archival materials up close...

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An Estate Manager’s Diary Shines Light on Miami History

One of the smallest items in Vizcaya’s archives contains oversized information about daily life in South Florida in the 1920s. Frank Landon McGinnis, Vizcaya’s...

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Exploring Vizcaya’s Stone Barge during King Tide

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...

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Happy Days In Egypt

Vizcaya has a new offering for visitors on the first floor of the Main House.  The “Happy Days in Egypt” exhibition is now displayed...

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