PIRiTALIA – 2017 Glass & Culture Expedition

Join us to celebrate the Finnish-Italian renaissance of art glass!


Markku Piri – art glass and paintings

Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence
23 March – 4 June 2017

Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome
17 June – 17 September 2017

Museo del Vetro, Murano, Venice
7 October 2017 – 7 January 2018

The main partners of the exhibition:
The Embassy of Finland, Rome – The Honorary Consulates of Finland in Florence and Venice – Puustelli kitchens – Niinivirta Transport S.p.A. – Lomalinja Holiday Tours Ltd – Avotakka



Download the exhibition catalogue with the Venice covers (in English and Italian)

Download the brochure of Lomalinja Holiday Tours Ltd about the 4-day cultural trip to Venice and Murano; the opening of the exhibition and the following Gala Dinner is part of the tour program (in Finnish)

Watch a video of Markku Piri’s collaboration with four great Murano glass masters and the Lasismi Co-operative in Riihimäki, Finland

Watch a video interview with Doctor Chiara Scuarcina, Responsible director of the Murano Glass Museum (in Italian with subtitles in English)

Download a sales brochure on Markku Piri’s new interior textiles collection for the EUROKANGAS company, celebrating the 100 years of independence of Finland