Izbaudi Rīgu

Exhibition - Tapio Wirkkala. A poet in Glass and Silver

Tapio Wirkkala (1915-1985) is one of the icons of Finnish design, who has inspired several generations of artists not only in Finland, but around the world. For the first time ever in Latvia, this exhibition will offer visitors the unique opportunity to get acquainted with the master's extensive work from the Finnish Museum of Glass (Riihimäki), and from the private collection of Kyösti Kakkonen.

In 2017, Finland celebrates its 100-year anniversary. In honor of this event, the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, in cooperation with Riihimäki and the Finnish Embassy in Latvia, will unveil an exhibition featuring an extensive collection of works by the famous Finnish designer Tapio Wirkkala.

Museum of Decorative Arts and Design 13.10.2017 - 06.12.2017