Your valuable support will assure the continuation of Gari Melchers Home and Studio’s exhibitions and educational programs and the maintenance of our buildings and permanent collection.

You may join or renew online (see link at right), mail in a FOB Membership Form, or contact Office and Membership Manager Angela Ziebarth at or 540-654-1842.

Membership Categories

Individual ($45)

Free admission for cardholder; 10% Museum Shop discount; Program and trip discounts; Invitations to special events; Monthly E-newsletter

Couple ($65)

All Individual benefits for two household members.

Household ($75)

All Individual benefits, plus Free admission for up to four household members.

Artisan ($150)

All Household benefits, plus five guest passes

Supporter ($250)

All Artisan benefits, plus one 50% Museum Shop discount coupon.

Patron ($500)

All Supporter benefits, plus one 50% discount on weekday use of the Studio Pavilion

Advisory Council ($1,000)

All Patron benefits, plus one complimentary weekday use of the Studio Pavilion, invitations to exclusive Advisory Council events, and an invitation to annual UMW Arts for the Community event.

New members receive a set of two museum handbooks – The Gift of Belmont and The Story of Gari Melchers.