Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Stained Glass Craftmanship And Nature

The main entrance inside the Museum of Nature has stained glass depictions of nature above each of the doors. I have shown you one such example before. This one is from the westernmost door. I have to get in here again sometime soon. The last time I was inside was Canada Day, and it was insanely busy. I have to take you on a proper tour of the galleries.


  1. The glass and the stone make for a wonderful combination.

  2. thanks for visiting my blog :)
    thats lovely!! :)

  3. Sounds like an interesting museum

  4. Seem to remember some of i=our museums have stained glass windows in as well

  5. Stone and stained glass--could anything be better?

  6. They always make a building very attractive.

  7. Stained glass is always attractive, as also said above.

  8. I had to 'bigify' the pic to see the detail. Birds ! How lovely is that?!
    Jane x

  9. @Stuart: I've always thought so.

    @Jen: thank you.

    @Peter: it is.

    @Halcyon: thanks!

    @Bill: they're a nice touch in this museum.

    @Revrunner: I quite agree.

    @Marianne: they do.

    @Mike: thank you!

    @Karl: I've always found it pretty in buildings.

    @Jane and Chris: and quite appropriate given the building's contents.

  10. pretty! it almost reminded me of cherries on a slot machine, though. :)

  11. I hope to visit your blog when you are showing more details of those windows, because they must be wonderful, I think.

  12. Beautiful! I would love to see more of this building.

  13. I look forward to seeing what you photograph inside the Museum of Nature!

  14. What a very pretty window William.. yes you will have to go back :)

  15. That looks lovely! I am very fond of stained glass windows and the stories they tell.

  16. @Whisk: thanks!

    @Tex: I can see that!

    @Jan: I'm a sucker for stained glass.

    @Judy: it's a building with so much character.

    @Sharon: I've always been fond of those windows.

    @EG: I just have to choose the right time.

    @VP: I will!

    @Grace: it's on my list of things to do.

    @Denise: there's such artistry that goes into them.

  17. Beautiful stained glass. Such an artistry. My Mother did some beautiful stained glass. Lots of front door panels in and around Seattle. She had the touch. My brother played in a rock band back in the day--She made a window of him playing. I'll have to find it. MB

  18. Nice shot and looking forward to seeing more!

  19. So beautiful, great art and the best is when it is illuminated by the light.

  20. I'm a sucker for stained glass too. Wouldn't mind having these at home!

  21. Very beautiful. It's nice to see them somewhere else than a church.

  22. It's always nice to see stained glass!

  23. Very pretty! I love seeing those birds in the stained glass.

  24. @MB: if you find it, you'll have to photograph it for your blog.

    @Eve: thank you!

    @Bill: these get their direct sun in the mid afternoon.

    @Ciel: you wouldn't be the only one!

    @Marleen: it's a different kind of location, but I like it.

    @RedPat: it is, yes.s

    @Lois: there's a whole gallery dedicated to birds inside.

  25. You sure do have a lot of beautiful architecture up there!

  26. gorgeous - always a fan of any kind of stain glass. ( :

  27. Looking forward to taking the tour of the galleries.

  28. @Linda: it is.

    @Krisztina: a lot of Gothic especially.

    @Beth: me too.

    @Mari: I do too.

    @Norma: it's beautiful.

    @Linda: very much so.

    @Cheryl: I agree!

    @Jose: thanks!

    @Jennifer: thank you.

    @ODP: I'm always drawn to it.