I seemed to have reached true senior status here in Glasgow. I am only taking three classes, one of which being bagpiping (so ridiculously excited for that!). More importantly, I only have class on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, giving me a three day weekend and Tuesdays to explore! With all this free time, I have dubbed Tuesdays "Kelly-days." A day to explore the museums, wander through the parks, and find all the little parts of Glasgow off the beaten path. Pretty much a day I have given myself permission to do whatever I want at as slow a pace as I please. (I am notoriously snail-like when it comes to museums).
My first Kelly-day brought me to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.
|Through the trees and fog|
|It reminds me of a castle!|
|Elephants, giraffes, and airplanes - all my favorites in one place!|
|A bunch of rocks...|
|that glow in the dark! (For those of you who didn't already know, I am a huge nerd!)|
|The art gallery portion entitled, "Expression."|
|Enjoying the daily organ concert in the main hall.|
|The songs included a Sound of Music medley - I may have sung along in my head.|
|An original Salvador Dali painting that was quite controversial when purchased.|
|You know you're in Scotland when....|
|Pretending I am fancy looking at original Monet paintings.|
|Words can be art too!|
|Yes, this place is huge!|
|And then there was Elvis... thank you, thank you very much!|
I only made it through about half of the museum and plan to cover the rest of it next Kelly-day! Tuesdays are quickly becoming my favorite day of the week!