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Clinton’s Stanton House holding plein air art show

  • The Stanton House in Clinton is holding a plein air art show Aug. 29.

    The Stanton House in Clinton is holding a plein air art show Aug. 29.

    Photo: Stanton House/ Contributed Photo
  • Photo: Stanton House/ Contributed Photo

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    The Stanton House in Clinton is holding a plein air art show Aug. 29.

    The Stanton House in Clinton is holding a plein air art show Aug. 29.

    Photo: Stanton House/ Contributed Photo

    Clinton's Stanton House holding plein air art show

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    CLINTON — Students from Cindy Stevens Fine Art Kids Summer Art camp will have their creations featured Saturday from 3-5 p.m. at the Adam Stanton House Museum's plein air art show, in the museum's recently restored perennial gardens.

    The museum is located at 63 East Main Street, Clinton. The rain date is Aug. 30.

    The show is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

    Attendees can enjoy the student artwork while exploring the recently restored historic perennial gardens. Guests are asked to wear masks and maintain a safe social distance. Additional information about The Stanton House and events can be found at adamstantonhouse.org.

    The Adam Stanton House and General Store was built in 1791 by a wealthy, striving merchant-businessman whose entrepreneurial spirit and extraordinary taste can be seen in every aspect of this unique house museum.

    Filled with clothing, furnishings, documents, and store inventory all belonging to the original Stanton family, the house provides a glimpse into 18th and 19th century life in a privileged New England family home.

    In 1916, the house was left in trust by Adam Stanton's heirs to become a house museum. It has been open to the public ever since.

    Adam Stanton House, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3). All donations and membership contributions are fully tax deductible.

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