Meet the glassblower!

Glassblower Väinö Terho will be at the gallery on Saturday 20th of October at 11-16 telling about his new exhibition artworks. Welcome!

Alakoski: Crackle

Every Crackle vase is a unique mouth blown piece.

Limited edition colors for 2018

Sweet colors, what do you think? The names for 2018 limited edition of colored Vihma glass mortars are Sweet summer honey (orange), Olive in my drink (green) and Roses at the backyard (pink).

Glass Artists

Marja Hepo-aho

Mouthblown Mafka glass products are created by glass artist Marja Hepo-aho.

Kari Alakoski

Master glassblower has made his way to Riihimäki through Iittala and Nuutajärvi.

News & events

Coming up next!

At the beginning of November opens the next exhibition “Veen emäntä” by the gallery owner, glass artist Marja Hepo-aho. The exhibition presents the story behind glass artist and glassblower Hepo-aho’s brand named Mafka, which combines Finnish Kalevala and Ukrainian folklore

Artist meeting: Glassblower Väinö Terho

Come and meet glassblower Väinö Terho at the gallery! Meetings with the young glassblower are held on Saturday the 20th at 11-16 and on the last day of the exhibition, Thursday the 25th at 11-18!

A dream come true exhibition opening on Thursday!

You are warmly welcome to the exhibition opening on Thursday the 11th of October at 18 o’clock! In order to prepare for the celebrations as well as possible, we kindly ask you to sign up in advance by email:

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Experience glassblowing

Come and experience glassblowing yourself at the glass studio in Riihimäki!
Birthday, bachelor party, evening with colleagues… Experience evenings work well also for groups!

Enchanting glass

Glass artist Marja Hepo-aho and Master Glassblower Kari Alakoski have their Glass studio Mafka&Alakoski in premises of a former glass factory in Riihimäki, Finland.

You are welcomed to visit the glass studio and see the glassblowers at work!
If you are travelling from a distance, we recommend to give us a call in advance
and check the glass studio is open on that day.

Web store

It’s easy to order our products online!

Gallery & shop in Helsinki and Glass studio in Riihimäki

The gallery & shop in Helsinki is located in a heart of Punavuori area and is a member of the Design District Helsinki.

The Glass studio in Riihimäki works in premises of a former glass factory. You are welcome to visit both places!

Gallery & shop
in Helsinki

Galleria Mafka&Alakoski

Iso Roobertinkatu 19
00120 Helsinki

Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11-18, Sat 11-16

Contact information:
Ammi +358 044 989 8173

Glass studio
in Riihimäki

Glass studio Mafka&Alakoski

Lasitehtaanaukio 2
11910 Riihimäki

Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-18

Contact information:
Marja  +358 40 554 9939

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