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Venice: Paint your own Venetian Mask Workshop

Venice: Paint your own Venetian Mask Workshop

From US$ 49.89 per person

Create your own unique Venetian mask at a mask-painting workshop. Paint your mask using acrylic tempera paints of different colors, and then add finishing touches with feathers, ribbons, and sequins.

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Duration 1 hour
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Instructor
English, French, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Paint your own Venetian Mask
  • Learn the Venetian painting techniques
  • Take home your own creation
Full description
Under the guidance of an artist, you’ll choose a mask from more than 50 different models, all handmade in paper maché, and decorate it according to different techniques. You will be guided through each of the steps of decorating your mask, including the final touch where you can add gold and silver metallic paints. At the end, you can take home your decorated mask together with the memories of this wonderful experience.
Includes
  • Mask decoration course
  • All necessary paints and supplies
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Guide or assistant
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

Meeting point

La Bauta, Campo San Tomà, 2867

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Important information

What to bring

  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note there will be a maximum group size of 8 people
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally high tide or heavy rain, the tour may be canceled and you will be given a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 60 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.7/5

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fun family activity, the children loved it! just a pity that there is only classic acrylic paint, gold or silver without the possibility of making material effects or a more elaborate mask: rendering of masks very basic, like at home, while we have seen more later another less expensive workshop with more things available

May 2, 2022

nice to do. as an example you can take a mask from the store, but that cannot be matched with only the paint. Too bad there are no glitter or other decorations included. to finish your mask, only feathers are glued on it. All in all a nice experience but the guidance was disappointing.

February 16, 2022

What a find! An amazing activity to do whilst on holiday in Venice and I would definitely do this again. I arrived 20 minutes before the start and as I was the only person attending we had an early start, which gave me a bit more time at the end to give my mask the last finishing touches. Jessica was ever so friendly and enthusiastic - Obviously passionate about what she does, which is great to see! Thorough guidance and plenty of ideas were provided during the process as well as encouragement. Jessica was so kind to take plenty of photos whilst I created my mask and even took a video that I later posted onto my Facebook business page. At the end I was also given an overview of the history of mask making/wearing and the carnival tradition in Venice as well as some insight on the process of mask making. They sell some amazing pieces as well. Great experience within a friendly environment. Definitely taking my son when he a bit older as I think he would love it too!

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February 19, 2020

Product ID: 180668