APRIL 4, 2009 – JUNE 21, 2009

In a partnership with the Appoquinimink School District and the Volterra, Italy delegation, the Museum is pleased to present The Sculpture of Light: Volterra, Italy in Delaware: an exhibition celebrating the international artist-in-residency program with the Appoquinimink School District as well as the continuing, rich Volterran tradition of alabaster sculptures in Delaware. In early spring 2009, the Appoquinimink School District will host an artist-in-residency program with Volterra, Italy, brining Roberto Chiti, an alabaster sculptor, to teach students in grades 6-12 traditional sculpture techniques. The Sculpture of Light features over 200 works of the program’s participants as well as the work of Roberto Chiti and a selection of historic sculpture recently featured in Volterran exhibition, Scultura Di Luceoneto.