July 19, 2024

New Tour Offers Sights and Sounds of Gari Melchers Home in Stafford

The new tour at Gari Melchers Home and Studio was highlighted in The Free Lance-Star:

At one point during the new tour of Belmont, the Falmouth home of American Impressionist artist Gari Melchers and his wife, Corinne, visitors hear the sound of a bell ringing.

It’s a recording of the real servant’s bell that rings in the kitchen of the historic house, and it’s the tour guide’s cue to tell visitors about the servants whose work allowed Gari and Corinne Melchers to live their lives the way they did, said Michelle Crow–Dolby, education and communications manager at Belmont.  Read more.