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Stories from Scotland: Kelvingrove Sets the Tone

By | January 13, 2016

Past met present at Edinburgh Castle where we encountered the eleventh-century Queen Margaret. And when a road-side sign in Fort William seemed amusing, life impersonated art as some members of our group suddenly decided to act it out.

Irreverent, engaging and full of surprises:  Kelvingrove museum did indeed set the tone for this Smithsonian journey of Scotland’s Treasures.


Cassandra Hannahs

With a Ph.D. in medieval history, Cassandra Hannahs spent most of her academic career at Middlebury College in Vermont, where she was a tenured professor of history. At Middlebury, Cassandra regularly taught courses on Celtic, Viking and Anglo-Norman Studies, as well as more general courses on the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the history of Christianity. In her research and lectures, Cassandra explores the cultural and political exchanges that have historically linked Ireland, Scotland, England, and Europe. As Study Leader for the Smithsonian since 2000, she enjoys sharing her love and knowledge of the British Isles and Ireland with travelers on land and sea.

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