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.
The glass and the stone make for a wonderful combination.ReplyDelete
thanks for visiting my blog :)ReplyDelete
thats lovely!! :)
Sounds like an interesting museumReplyDelete
Wonderful color and detail!ReplyDelete
Seem to remember some of i=our museums have stained glass windows in as wellReplyDelete
Stone and stained glass--could anything be better?ReplyDelete
They always make a building very attractive.ReplyDelete
Stained glass is always attractive, as also said above.ReplyDelete
I had to 'bigify' the pic to see the detail. Birds ! How lovely is that?!ReplyDelete
@Stuart: I've always thought so.ReplyDelete
@Jen: thank you.
@Peter: it is.
@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.
Love the glass. Happy Tuesday :-)ReplyDelete
pretty! it almost reminded me of cherries on a slot machine, though. :)ReplyDelete
I hope to visit your blog when you are showing more details of those windows, because they must be wonderful, I think.ReplyDelete
Beautiful! I would love to see more of this building.ReplyDelete
That window looks beautiful.ReplyDelete
I look forward to seeing what you photograph inside the Museum of Nature!ReplyDelete
Please be back there for us!ReplyDelete
What a very pretty window William.. yes you will have to go back :)ReplyDelete
That looks lovely! I am very fond of stained glass windows and the stories they tell.ReplyDelete
@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.
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. MBReplyDelete
Nice shot and looking forward to seeing more!ReplyDelete
So beautiful, great art and the best is when it is illuminated by the light.ReplyDelete
I'm a sucker for stained glass too. Wouldn't mind having these at home!ReplyDelete
Very beautiful. It's nice to see them somewhere else than a church.ReplyDelete
It's always nice to see stained glass!ReplyDelete
Very pretty! I love seeing those birds in the stained glass.ReplyDelete
@MB: if you find it, you'll have to photograph it for your blog.ReplyDelete
@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.
You sure do have a lot of beautiful architecture up there!ReplyDelete
gorgeous - always a fan of any kind of stain glass. ( :ReplyDelete
I love stained glass.ReplyDelete
Lovely stained glass!ReplyDelete
Looking forward to taking the tour of the galleries.ReplyDelete
We shall await!ReplyDelete
A stained glass tour would be a delight.ReplyDelete
@Linda: it is.ReplyDelete
@Krisztina: a lot of Gothic especially.
@Beth: me too.
@Mari: I do too.
@Norma: it's beautiful.
@Linda: very much so.
@Cheryl: I agree!
@Jennifer: thank you.
@ODP: I'm always drawn to it.