Gari Melchers: American Master 1860-1932

The name Gari Melchers once held true star power.  At the pinnacle of his career, Melchers occupied studios in Paris, Holland and New York, was represented in museums at home and abroad, and was a critical and commercial success. He was exceptiona …

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Black Hawk Life Cast Used for Gari Melchers’ ‘Conspiracy of Pontiac’ Mural

Gari Melchers Home and Studio docent Murray Corliss contributed to this post. This life cast, or three-dimensional plaster cast made from a mold of a living body, is placed high on a Dutch cabinet in Gari Melchers’ Falmouth studio quietly watching over …

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3-D Printing Makes Art Touchable

Ever since reading this article in UVAToday, I’ve been determined to offer full scale 3-D printed replicas at Gari Melchers Home and Studio. And, this week, it became a reality!

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Julius Melchers and Figurecarving in 19th Century America

Julius Melchers’ ‘Captain Jack,’ now on display at Gari Melchers Home & Studio at Belmont In 1886, a New York journalist noted that, “Few objects, policemen and lampposts excepted, are more familiar to the public than the cigar store wooden Indian. …

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