News and notes from Fredericksburg's entertainment scene
Arts: History on a smaller scale
BY ROBYN SIDERSKY
Fredericksburg officials welcomed visitors from Schwetzingen, Germany, to town this week.
On Tuesday, Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw and Schwetzingen’s Lord Mayor Rene Pöltl formalized the sister-city relationship between the two cities.
The German visitors have been in town all week, exploring Fredericksburg.
With them, they brought a gift of a diorama, which portrays the Battle of Fredericksburg from below Sunken Road.
The diorama, which is 13 feet long and 7 feet wide, is on display at Gallery 915 at 915 Lafayette Blvd.
The diorama includes 3,000 hand-painted tin soldiers.
It was made by residents of Schwetzingen and Luneville, the French sister city.
Before it made the trip to Fredericksburg, the diorama was part of the American history exhibit in the Schwetzingen city museum.
WANT TO GO:
What: Battle of Fredericksburg diorama
Where:Gallery 915, 915 Lafayette Blvd.
When: Through Feb. 15. The diorama can be visited at the following times: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays–Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays Info: 540/371-2931.
Robyn Sidersky 540/374-5413