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Eighth Annual Merry Trees Exhibit Open House
December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) is pleased to announce the eighth annual Merry
Trees exhibit in partnership with Fredericksburg City Public Schools. FAM’s gallery spaces will be
filled with fourteen miniature trees decorated by second-grade students at Hugh Mercer and
Lafayette Elementary Schools. In honor of FAM’s 2023 exhibit SEEN: Viewing the Work of
African American Artists in Fredericksburg, VA, this year’s trees are inspired by books written
and illustrated by African American authors and illustrators.
FAM is excited to continue this celebration of art, literature, the holiday season, and
Fredericksburg’s elementary students. Merry Trees will be on display at the FAM (907 Princess
Anne St, Fredericksburg, VA) from November 20th through December 23rd,
We invite everyone young and old to come to the FREE Merry Trees Open House on Friday,
December 1st. From 5pm – 7:30pm, visitors will have an opportunity to see each class’s tree,
participate in a family holiday I Spy game, and pick up a book from Bookmobile Fredericksburg