Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hill-Stead Museum Is A Winter Work Of Art

Zhang Xinxin / youthjournalism.org
Large icicles hang from the front of the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Conn. on Wednesday. The museum is home to world class art, including many works from the Impressionists.
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Visitors get a snowy welcome to the Hill-Stead.
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The stone walls on the Hill-Stead property are now covered in snow.
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The long drive gives the visitor a sense of grandeur, but does not convey the priceless art contained within.

Wang Xindi / youthjournalism.org
The Hill-Stead Museum is a large house, built for entertaining.

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Of course, there is a well-stocked museum gift shop.

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The Hill-Stead property is home to the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, held each summer. 
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To enter the museum, visitors walk along a stone path to the carriage door. No photos allowed inside, though.

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Even the sky over the Hill-Stead is beautiful.
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