Romance and Art - Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont

Belmont Gardens
Belmont Gardens
224 Washington St
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
Region Northern Virginia
Locality Fredericksburg City
Phone: (717) 581-5333
Phone: (866) 681-5333

Romance and Art can take on many forms from the obvious to the subtle. A special tour will take participants deep into understanding artist, Gari Melchers technique and his role in the history of American painting. We can also arrange a special art class. Tour the elegant home and enjoy Gari and Corinne's private romance through their love letters. Move onto the Fredericksburg Area Museum where the Curator will take participants through the American style Gallery which showcases creations by Virginians from 1730 to 1860. The curator will also explain the restoration process of some of their fine paintings.

Highlights of this tour include:

Gari Melchers - His life & works
Gari & Corinne - The love letters
Belmont - The Studio
The Collection
Tour of the home
Sketching class
Coffee with the Curator

Last Updated: 9/12/2011 4:00 PM