Create your own Venice Mask Artistic Experience
- An unconventional and handcrafted moment to live with your family or friends!
- Find out the secrets of carnival masks
- Create and decorate your personal masks for the Venetian Carnival
- Dreamy artisan Atelier in the Venetian core
- Funny way to live Venice
- Meet Giorgio and discover his fascinaiting mastery
Create your own Venetian mask is an artistic and handcrafted experience, which will make you live the leading role of the Venetian Carnival preparations! In this unforgettable activity, a Venetian master artisan will explain you the traditional art of mask making and their ancient history. Spend one hour decoration or production course with Giorgio, and feel as a firsthand active participant of this incredible experience, right in the heart of Venice!
Who is Giorgio?
Giorgio is an expert mask making artisan based in Venice. Well, actually he is not simply based in Venice, he is a true Venetian like his ancient mastery! His traditional style Atelier will lead you in a different dimension of experience! Giorgio and his family carry out one of the most antique and fascinaiting arts of Venice, the mask making. Taking part in his courses you will immediately notice his incredible skills and lovalbe passion of who is pursueing a four-generation artisanal activity. Create your own mask and discover Giorgio’s artisan secrets!
Mask decoration course
The professional and artisan mask creator and decorator Giorgio will make your firsthand experience truely unforgettable! He will teach you in a funny way how to paint and decorate your own mask. The participants will choose a mask to be decorated during the course and at the end of the class lesson, they will keep their own colorful creations as a very special souvenir to bring back home.
Mask production course
Your instructor will explain you the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask providing information about the use of masks in Venice during the past centuries. The participants at the end of the class hour will keep their masks as a very special souvenir to bring back home. In this case of the mask production, the customer will return to the Giorgio’s laboratory after 6 hours to collect the mask correctly dry.
- Date: every day
- Time: at 9.30 am – 11:00 am- 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm – 5:30 pmDuration: 1 hour (per course) approx.
- Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian (the activity could be bilingual)
- Price: Adult € 57- Under 12 years only if accompanied by an adult € 45
Price is to be considered for a single course, production or decoration. If you would like to reserve both of them, the cost will be doubled.
Campiello (small square) San Zulian 596 (please be there 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour).
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Appropriate clothes suggested –If you are less than 6 persons the tour is not considered private but is shared with our guests not belonging to the same party – Mobile vouchers are accepted – Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after otherwise it will be refunded) – Maximun 6 people per course – This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities- For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”.
All necessary paints and supplies