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Theater & art

Dolls exhibit expands the focus for Museum of Russian Icons

CLINTON — Dozens of rosy-cheeked little faces greet visitors to the Museum of Russian Icons these days, a departure from the museum’s usual fare: Russian icons.

But according to a recent change in the museum’s mission statement, the exhibit “Matryoshka: The Russian Nesting Doll,” signifies less a diversion than a new direction.

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