Halim

Celebrating Time And The Art of Stained Glass

Cameel Halim created his museum of time and glass in order to showcase his collection of stained glass and historic clocks

Cameel Halim created his museum of time and glass in order to showcase his collection of stained glass and historic clocks

Think for a moment about all the songs about time celebrating or lamenting the passing of time has been a universal theme throughout, well, throughout time. In Evanston, there is a museum that celebrates the effort to record time. First Light host Brian O’Keefe visited the museum and got a tour from the man who amassed the amazing collection of clocks, watches, and remarkable time pieces

The Halim Museum of Time and Glass includes this window by Louis Comfort Tiffany, it’s Cameel Halim’s favorite window in the collection

The Halim Museum of Time and Glass includes this window by Louis Comfort Tiffany, it’s Cameel Halim’s favorite window in the collection

A French made clock that celebrates beauty over precision is one of the hundreds of clocks at the Halim Museum of Time and Glass in Evanston

A French made clock that celebrates beauty over precision is one of the hundreds of clocks at the Halim Museum of Time and Glass in Evanston

A British made clock that was a gift to a Chinese Emperor, it’s one of more than 6,500 clocks sent to China in the 18th century.

A British made clock that was a gift to a Chinese Emperor, it’s one of more than 6,500 clocks sent to China in the 18th century.