100 West 10th Street, Suite 20
Wilmington, DE 19801
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
September 30, 2014
Wilmington, Del..."Treasures and Tales of Italy's
Guardia di Finanza Art Recovery Team" makes its U.S. debut in Wilmington on October 3. Priceless
works of Etruscan and Greco-Roman art and craftsmanship recovered by Italy's Guardia di Finanza will be on display at
the Grand Opera House in downtown Wilmington from October 3 through December
21. The exhibition unveils the story
behind each ancient ceramic, mosaic and statue, not only its creation, but also
intimate details about its theft and recoveonry by the indefatigable agents of
the Guardia di Finanza, Italy's national law enforcement agency tasked with
fighting financial crime and recovering stolen art and artifacts.
The Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization founded in 1978, chartered by the Governor of Delaware, the New Castle County Executive and the Mayor of Wilmington. Its mission is to serve as the community's customer-focused destination marketing organization, generating economic growth through leisure travel and meetings development by aggressively marketing attractions, facilities, amenities and services for visitors.
Italian Artifacts and Wine Take Center Stage in Greater Wilmington, Delaware