Here, we’ve collected links to newspaper, magazine and web articles about our museum events and Melchers’ life and career.
Little library project opens doors to books (The Free Lance-Star, 10.29.14)
New film brings the Armory Show to life (Stafford County Sun, 10.24.14)
EXHIBITS: Belmont toasts lady of the house, (The Free Lance-Star, 4.1.14)
Residents’ treasures shown off in Stafford, (The Free Lance-Star, 3.9.13)
Belmont: Gari Melchers Home and Art Studio in Virginia, (The Huffington Post: Travel, 2.6.14 )
Arts: History Goes Up in the Air at Belmont (The Free Lance-Star, 1.13.14)
Explore Black History in Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania, (Call me Fred blog, 2.13.14 )
Belmont is the backdrop for this stunning high school senior portrait photo shoot (The Washington Post, 10.25.13)
Discover Nature Nearby, (Free Lance-Star, 8.22.13)
Children Can Tap into their Creative Side at Belmont and Dorothy Hart Community Center: Brushing Up On Art Skills, (Free Lance-Star, 7.19.13)
Baltimore native, artist husband sowed seeds for historic Virginia estate, (Baltimore Sun, 4.18.13)
Artist’s Gardens Still Inspire (Free Lance-Star, Garden Week Insert, 4.14.13)
Herons Enjoying their Annual Herring Feast (Free Lance-Star, 4.8.13)
Young Life: The Wonders of Winter (The Weekender, 2.14.13).
Prep for the Big Day: Belmont offers warm reception to couples (Bride and Groom, 2.9.13)
An American in Holland (Free Lance-Star, 8.30.12).
On the Trail: Hike Through History PDF (Free Lance-Star, 6.21.12).
These Easter eggs sound off for visually impaired kids (Free Lance-Star, 4.15.12).
At Belmont, Be Your Own Artist (Free Lance-Star, 2.9.12).
Belmont: Make a Break for It (Free Lance-Star, 4.5.12).
Art, Love and the House of their Dreams (New England Journal of Antiquities, February).
Drawn to Beauty at Belmont (Free Lance-Star, 1.10.12).
Belmont’s Railing Needs Repair (Free Lance-Star, 1.10.12).
Melchers Stairway Named a Top Endangered Artifact (The Bullet, 11.10.11).
Storyteller Shares His Gift (Free Lance-Star, 10-17-11).
Trail Would Link Historic Sites (Free Lance-Star, 10-29-11).
Knitting Class is a Loopy Lark (Free Lance-Star, 8-29-11).
Gari Melchers Home and Studio is First to Host National Touring Exhibition (Free Lance-Star, 9.29.11).
Alice’s Wonderland: A Walmart heiress builds a museum in the Ozarks (The New Yorker, 6.27.11).
The Home and Studio of Gari Melchers Becomes the Site of Exploration (Free Lance-Star, 6.23.11).
Belmont art classes for children (Free Lance-Star, 5.12.11).
Artist’s beloved Belmont was hopping each Easter (Free Lance-Star, 4.11.11).
History Repeats Itself: Grand Estate Maintained with Historical Sensitivity and Modern Tools (Turf Magazine, February).
Fred Leeman Reviews Dutch Utopia: American Artists in Holland, 1880-1914 (Nineteenth Century Art Worldwide, Spring).
Belmont: Home and Studio of Gari Melchers (The Historic Interior: Resource Guide and Handbook, 3.9.11).
Workman’s Cottage Rescue is Labor of Love (Free Lance-Star, 3.22.11).
Preschool Palette at Belmont (Free Lance-Star, 1.30.11).
New Reality is Open at Belmont (Free Lance-Star, 12.23.10).
Stroll back in time on Belmont’s Lawn (Free Lance-Star, 9.27.10).
Camps for Kids Abound the Week After Easter (Free Lance-Star, 4.1.10).
Guided Woodland Hike at Belmont Offers a Free Chance to Enjoy Nature–and History (Free Lance Star, 2.25.10).
Belmont One of Nation’s Best Art Museums (Free Lance-Star, 1.25.10).
A Spring Display to Break the Ice (Free Lance-Star, 12.21.09).
Melchers Inspires Savannah to go Dutch (Free Lance-Star, 12.18.09).
Beating the Economy Whilte it’s “Down:” Museums Innovate to Survive (Virginia Association of Museums’ Voice Newsmagazine, Winter).
He Captured the American Essence – and Optimism. Now Norman Rockwell Works Come to Fredericksburg (Free Lance-Star, 10.29.09).
‘Old Virginia’ in Switzerland (Free Lance-Star, 10.18.09).
“Dutch Utopia” treasures await Thursday opening (Savannah Morning News, 9.29.09).
Art & Soul: Exhibit celebrates Walter MacEwen’s creative and technical achievements (Savannah Morning News, 9.6.09).
International Exhibit Opens (Victoria Advocate, 10.2.09).
Exotic Bloom Comes Back Home to Belmont (Free Lance-Star, 9.29.09).
Kids and Families Can Enjoy a Fantastic Time, and a Tasty One Too — As Well as Learn About Color and Art (Free Lance-Star, 8.6.09).
Tourism signs are changing in county (Free Lance-Star, 8.4.09).
Curator Endeavors to Filter Out Melchers Fakes (Free Lance-Star, 7.18.09).
Historic Gardens Delight (Free Lance-Star, 7.18.09).
Envisioning Fun at Belmont (Free Lance-Star, 6.11.09).
Bank will strengthen local arts through grant program (Free Lance-Star, 6.1.09).
Discover Melchers’ Nudes (Free Lance-Star, 5.21.09).
An I-95 Detour Leads to History, Art (Special to The Washington Post, 4.15.09).
Local Hike was an Eye-Opener (Free Lance-Star, 2.22.09).
Go out on a limb this Valentine’s Day (Free Lance-Star, 2.6.09).
Thank You for Remembering Wyeth (Free Lance-Star, 1.28.09).
Get the Picture: Gari Melchers (Free Lance-Star, 1.22.09).
Melchers Magic: See How the Holidays Were Celebrated in a Bygone Age – Artfully Displayed at Belmont (Free Lance-Star, 12.18.08).
It’s an open house – and you’re invited! (Free Lance-Star, 12.11.08).
Man Achieves Royalty (Free Lance-Star, 11.17.08).
At Gari Melchers Home and Studio, See and Compare How Other Famous Artists Worked from Warhol to Calder, in Studio (Free Lance-Star, 11.15.08).
At Belmont, Smithsonian’s Artists in Their Studios Exhibit Depicts Genius at Work (Free Lance-Star, 9.25.08).
Enjoy this ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ Explore Art, Gardens at Belmont (Free Lance-Star, 7.31.08).
Walk on the Wild Side (Free Lance-Star, 7.28.08).
Master Naturalists help blaze trails at Belmont (Free Lance-Star, 2.10.08).
Get to Know the ‘King of Illustrators” (Free Lance-Star, 1.18.08).