Tuesday, September 14, 2021

A Circle Of All

Morning Star is a delight each time I see it.

A nearby pillar is inscribed with the same words in three languages, by the esteemed William Commanda.

Two looks down into the Grand Hall from here.

And one more look at Morning Star.

The corridor leading to the Canadian History Hall, where the permanent galleries are set, features images from across the country in a stylized way. Some are specific locations, and others are activities common across the country. They are done in a combination of mirror and what looks like paint on the surfaces to create the images. 

This, for instance, is Peggy's Cove in Nova Scotia.

The Calgary Stampede is an annual event in Alberta.

Our Lady of Victory Church is in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.

Here we have the Cavendish Post Office on Prince Edward Island.

And I finish off today with the First World War monument in Saskatchewan. This is situated near the provincial legislature in Regina.


  1. I think it's time for a coffee table book, William. You certainly have the material.

  2. Hello,

    The art work is beautiful, I love the ceiling mural and all the totems. Take care, have a happy day!

  3. I would love my very own Morning Star. It's exquisite.

  4. @Stefan: it is.

    @Iris: me too.

    @Italiafinlandia: thanks.

    @John: they are quite effective.

    @Gattina: it really is.

    @David: so it seems.

    @Eileen: thank you.

    @Jan: so do I.

    @Gemel: I agree.

  5. Thanks for the morning star glimpses.

  6. Those mirrored images are so wonderful, William.

  7. @Rosie: thank you.

    @Francisco: thanks.

    @Tom: that I agree with.

    @Marie: you're welcome.

    @RedPat: I like them.

  8. There are many new creative ways to how of our history

  9. I just love the architecture of this museum. It's beautifully designed.

  10. You have a perfect description of Morning Star, it is a delight! Thank you for also including that inspiring quote from Dr. Commanda. You have photographed these exhibits beautifully, makes me want to see it one day. Thanks William!

  11. Ese corredor ,de grandes ventanales, es muy fotogénico y conduce a buenas estancias de ese Museo.

  12. Beautiful post and I like the sentiment written in 3 languages.

  13. @Catarina: I have one on a mug.

    @Red: yes there are.

    @Sharon: it is.

    @Bill: I agree.

    @Jeanie: it is.

    @Marleen: very much so.

    @Denise: you're welcome.

    @Ventana: thank you.

    @Eve: as do I.

  14. All the art-work is a joy to see.

    All the best Jan