Finnish glassmaking lands in Corning!
The Shops at The Corning Museum of Glass are excited to once again host guest glassmakers Juha Saarikko and Pete Saarikko from the Iittala factory in Finland for Imagination to Creation: Oiva’s Birds, a celebration of renowned designer Oiva Toikka’s glass birds. Join us and watch the designs of Oiva Toikka come to life!
Guests are invited to watch as Iittala's Juha Saarikko and Pete Saarikko produce Oiva Toikka’s famed bird designs in the Amphitheater Hot Shop from October 12–15. These special glassblowing demonstrations include live narration of the bird-making process with the unique experience of elaboration on details about Oiva Toikka and his designs.