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Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class

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    Stop At: Chiesa di San Zulian (Giuliano), Campo S. Zulian 605, 30124 Venice Italy

    For this course, pick one of the following options:
    Course of Production
    A Venetian master artisan will explain you the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask providing information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. At the end of the course, you will keep the mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home.
    In case of mask production, you shall return to the laboratory after a few hours to collect the mask since it takes time to dry, the created mask will not be decorated.
    Course of Decoration
    A Venetian master artisan will be your experienced decorator, who will teach you how to paint and decorate your own mask, providing you with information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. You will choose a mask to be decorated during the course and at the end you will keep your mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home.
    Course of production plus decoration
    The mask needs 6 hours to dry therefore you have to book the decoration course 6 hours after the production one.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

    The workshop is just 2 minutes walking from the charming Saint Mark's Square
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    My daughter and I truly enjoyed this experience. It is a very small, unique and authentic family owned establishment. It was the perfect afternoon activity.

    Thank flymetothemoon_8
    VENICETOURSS, Director of Sales at Venice Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear, thank you very much for your kind review. Best regards

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    My girlfriend and I decided to try this mask making class. I have to say it was one of our favorite experiences. We walked in and were greeted by a man named Nicolao who was the son of a mask maker and an excellent mask...More

    Thank SeanLuc K
    VENICETOURSS, Director of Sales at Venice Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear, Giorgio, the mask maker, would be very happy to read this kind review. Thank you very much Regards

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My kids (9 and 12) both selected from a variety of masks, and were able to create their favorite souvenirs of the trip with the assistance of the instructor. Both my daughter (who is artistic) and my son (who constantly wants to be active) loved...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank littlewheelie2
    VENICETOURSS, Director of Sales at Venice Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear, we really appreciate your review! Thank you very much! Best regards

    Reviewed 10 July 2019

    This was one of the highlights of my trip to Italy with my mother and teenage daughter. You choose the kind of mask you want and use acrylic to paint it. I was worried about my artistic abilities, but the shop is full of inspiration...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank jennifero868
    giuseppemR5262EZ, Direttore vendite at Venice Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2019

    Many thanks for your kind review, and your comments are important to improve our service. Regards

    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    We’d been to Venice before and so wanted a different activity. This mask painting workshop was ideal. It’s fairly centrally located and run by a Venetian family business. There were just two of us and Nicolo was a patient tutor. Really great to leave with...More

    Thank mattgarvey
    giuseppemR5262EZ, Direttore vendite at Venice Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2019

    Thanks a lot for your kind review regards

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    4 March 2019|
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    Yes, my kids did this activity and I could watch through the door while drinking a Prosecco in the courtyard at the restaurant next door. It was ideal.
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