Gari Melchers Receives Travel Excellence Award

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont Ariel View

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont recently received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for its consistent achievement of great travel reviews on the website. … [Read more...]

Melchers Museum Staff Receive Preservation Award

Fannie Roots House

Three members of the staff at the Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont have been honored by the Historic Fredericksburg Foundation for their work in preserving the Fannie Roots House. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Home and Studio Hosts Fourth Annual Beeping Egg Hunt

Beeping Egg Photo

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont will host its fourth annual Beeping Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 29. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers’ Paintings are Taking a Road Trip

Hudson River by Gari Melchers  circa 1907

Paintings of renowned impressionist artist Gari Melchers will be on display nationally in new museum exhibitions this spring: Monet and American Impressionism opens Tuesday, Feb. 3 at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida in Gainesville, and Gari Melchers: American Impressionist At Home and Abroad opens Thursday, March 5 at the Bellarmine Museum, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut. The paintings are on loan from Gari Melchers Home and Studio. … [Read more...]

Artist’s Painting Returns to Gari Melchers Home and Studio

The Crimson Rambler, a painting by Gari Melchers, is on display at Gari Melchers Home and Studio from Feb. 28-June 7.

The Crimson Rambler, a painting unique to Gari Melchers’ body of work, will make a special appearance at the Gari Melchers Home and Studio beginning Saturday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, June 7, 2015. … [Read more...]

Belmont to Open Historic House

Fannie Roots House

Gari Melcher’s Home and Studio at Belmont will open the historic Fannie Roots House to the public for the first time on Sunday, November 9. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Home and Studio to Host Film Screening

William Glackens (1870–1938). Family Group, 1910-1911 (Oil on canvas). National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Glackens.

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont will host a screening of the new documentary “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show,” produced by 217 Films, on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Home and Studio Hosts Egg Hunt, April 13

Children explore the grounds of Belmont during the annual Beeping Easter Egg Hunt.

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont will host its third annual Beeping Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12. The free event, held from 1 to 3 p.m., provides visually impaired and blind children and their families an opportunity to participate in a non-traditional Easter egg hunt. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Home and Studio Hosts Open House, April 6

The gardens and ground of Belmont will be open to the public on Sunday, April 6.

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont will host a spring open house on Sunday, April 6. The museum will open its doors free of charge to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., allowing visitors to experience the 28-acre estate and former residence of the artist Gari Melchers and his wife Corinne. … [Read more...]

Gari Melchers Presents Illustrated Series

Gari Melchers (American, 1860-1932)
The Nativity, 1891, oil on canvas, Gari Melchers Home and Studio, University of Mary Washington

Gari Melchers Home and Studio presented “Laud to the Nativity: Images of Christ’s Birth through the Ages” on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 1:30 p.m. This illustrated series featured Curator Joanna Catron’s investigation of Christian pictorial art. … [Read more...]