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December 2019

Spotlight Exhibition

December 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until January 5, 2020

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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A striking portrait of a woman of color entitled 'Study' by Gari Melchers will be featured in an upcoming spotlight exhibition scheduled for October 25 through January 5, 2020. The loan is made possible thanks to the generosity of The National Arts Club, New York. The painting appears for the first time at Gari Melchers Home and Studio.

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April 2020

Beeping Egg Hunt

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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free

Since 2011, the Education Department has invited visually impaired or blind children and their families to participate in a Beeping Egg Hunt. This annual event is reminiscent of the Easter parties Corinne Melchers, with her husband’s encouragement, would host for local children each year at Belmont, complete with Punch and Judy shows, egg rolls, fanciful invitations, and plenty of favors. The specially designed plastic eggs were made and donated by volunteers of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators.…

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Spring Open House

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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free

The public is invited to tour the house, studio and galleries of the famous American painter Gari Melchers (1860-1932). Stroll the restored gardens and woodland trails, visit the Fannie Roots House on the property to hear about the latest restoration efforts between 1 and 3 PM, join a Preschool Palette class in the kitchen classroom between 1 PM and 4 PM, and explore the museum shop. Free admission. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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June 2020

Art After Hours

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Free

Join us for another toe-tapping evening of live music provided by local bands in the beautiful summer setting of our lawn and gardens. Enjoy homegrown Stafford County crafted beer, wine and food trucks. Visit the studio and galleries of American artist Gari Melchers. Free admission. Tickets for beer/wine $5 and food trucks accept cash or credit. Stay tuned for registration details. Questions please contact Meghan Pcsolyar, mpcsolya@umw.edu.

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August 2020

Gari Melchers’ Birthday Celebration

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Come celebrate the 160th anniversary of Gari Melchers’ birth.  Admission is $1.60 to those who say “Happy Birthday!” Let Melchers inspire you to create your own art.   Free-to-use art supplies will be available or you may bring your own.  Birthday cake will be served. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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