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9th Annual Bird Lovers' Weekend

Sat, 6 Oct, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

For three days each October, the Museum of Glass goes to the birds!  Oiva Toikka's Birds by Toikka are collected worldwide and each bird is individually hand-blown and sculpted from molten glass.  Each year Professor Toikka designs a new, limited-edition bird for the Museum of Glass that is debuted at this event and available for purchase in the Museum Store.  The 2012 bird is the Western Tanager.

 

Schedule of Events:

  • 2012 limited-edition Western Tanager available for purchase in the Museum Store
  • Birds by Toikka display in the Grand Hall featuring specimens from the Museum of Glass
    and private collections
  • Birds by Toikka glass bird-making demonstrations by Iittala’s Tero Välimaa and
    Heikki Hiukkämkiin the Hot Shop
  • Live bird visits from Pt. Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (11am - 12pm daily)
  • Bird-related art activities
  • Lecture by Studio Glass artist and historian Walter Lieberman (2pm Sunday)
Location: Museum of Glass
Fees: General admission | Members are free
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Category: Special Events
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