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'Create your own Venice Carnival mask' decoration course

Based on 12 reviews
Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish
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  • Choose between a mask production course or a decoration course
  • Learn the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask
  • Keep your own mask as a very special souvenir
What to expect

An unforgettable activity where a Venetian master artisan will explain the traditional art of making masks and their history!

Production course

Your instructor will explain 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 tour, you will get to take home your mask as a very special souvenir.

Decoration course

Your instructor, an experienced decorator, will teach you how to paint and decorate your own mask. You will have the opportunity to choose a mask to decorate during the course and at the end of the course, you will get to keep your mask to take home with you.

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What's included
  • Explanation by an expert decorator
  • Souvenir to take home
What's not included
  • Food or drinks
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  • Child under 12 years old (only if accompanied by an adult)

Piazza San Marco, 596, 30124 Venezia VE, Italia

Meeting point:

San Marco 596 Maschere Veneziane.

What to remember
  • If you choose the course of production, you shall return to the laboratory after a few hours to collect the mask since it takes time to dry off. The created mask will not be decorated
  • Maximum 6 people per class
  • The tour is not considered private but is shared with guests not belonging to the same party
  • Appropriate clothes suggested
  • The activity might be bilingual
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  • Production course: every day at 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.30pm, 4.00pm, 5.30pm 7.00pm, 8.30pm
  • Decoration course: every day at 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.30pm, 4.00pm, 5.30pm, 7.00pm, 8.30pm
  • Tour does not operate on December 25 and January 1
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