Please contact assistant director/curator Joanna Catron for rental updates.
Life’s biggest moments are worth celebrating. Whether a lively reception, seated dinner, or corporate retreat, your unforgettable occasion begins at Gari Melchers Home & Studio.
The stunning venue sits on 27 acres of land situated on a ridge overlooking the Rappahannock River. The intimate space offers floor to ceiling windows and opens onto a charming garden terrace. The Pavilion adjoins the original 1924 studio galleries, together producing a seamless blend of historic charm and modern sophistication.
The elegant Studio Pavilion will leave a memorable impression on your guests. With breathtaking views of the garden, Rappahannock River and historic house – you and your guests will appreciate the setting’s rarefied beauty.
The Pavilion can accommodate events of several sizes.
- Seated meeting, luncheon, dinner, or reception – 120 guests
- Auditorium Seating – 150 guests
- Semi Standing / Seated Cocktail Party – 150 guests
The Pavilion is fully equipped with a built in AV system, ceiling mounted speakers, built in projector, screen, removable podium, complimentary WiFi, and an AV technician (with prior notice) for $100.
Available year-round. Hours are limited to 8am – 5pm. Price includes: tables, chairs, on-site staff, on-site parking, set-up, and clean-up.
Note: University of Mary Washington and Government Agencies
Daytime Full Day Use $450 / Daytime Half Day Use $300
Length of Event
Full Day Use (8am – 5pm) $750
Half Day Use (max 4 hours) $500
Bridal Showers (max 3 hours) $400
Baby Showers (max 3 hours) $400
Available year round. Hours limited to 5pm – 11pm. Price includes: tables, chairs, on-site staff, on-site parking, set up, and clean up.
Length of Event
Cocktail Party (max 2 hours) $600
Dinner Party (max 4 hours) $800
Combined Event (max 5 hours) $1500
Studio Tours Add-On
Studio Tours are available at an extra charge of $200 per hour. Advance reservations are required.
Catering is not included in above fees. We ask clients to choose from our Catering List.
Explore & Book
Visit Belmont’s Pinterest page to view various room set ups, decoration ideas, and events held at Belmont.
Experience a 3D virtual tour of our wedding ceremony and reception event space.
Contact Joanna Catron with inquiries at 540-654-1841.