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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

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Professionally handmade mask

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

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Giorgio, the mask artisan in his Atelier close to Saint Mark’s Square

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.  


San Marco 596 Maschere Veneziane, Piazza San Marco, 596, 30124 Venezia VE

Additional information

Meeting point

Campiello (small square) San Zulian 596 (please be there 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour).
In front of the church of San Zulian just turn left and you find the Square San Zulian.

Know before to go

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
• Class in making or decorating a papier-mâché mask
• The mask you made or decorated to keep

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