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Gari Melchers Home and Studio

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224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
(540) 654-1015 http://garimelchers.umw.edu/

October 2019

Spotlight Exhibition

October 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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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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Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center. Free.

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Musical Borrowings: Tribute or Plagiarism? by UMW Professor Brooks Kuykendall

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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“Good composers borrow; great composers steal.” Music is always about other music—sometimes too much so? Handel’s reputation is blighted because of his “indebtedness” to other composers. Sometimes an allusion to other music is integral to a new artistic statement; sometimes it’s just funny. Kuykendall will look at parodies, tributes, and highway robbery in music from Handel to Pharrell, via Puccini and Peter Sellers. Free, Pavilion

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November 2019

Home for the Holidays

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
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Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Enjoy the house and studio decorated for the holidays in the spirit and style of American painter Gari Melchers and his talented artist-wife Corinne. Included with museum admission.

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