Venice: Paint your own Venetian Mask Workshop

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Venice: Paint your own Venetian Mask Workshop

From US$ 63 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.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Small group
Limited to 15 participants
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1 hour
Starting times 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM
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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

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

Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Date

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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

4.5 / 5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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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

Ideal activity to do with children. You choose the mask that you like the most, you wear an apron so as not to stain yourself and you are free to decorate it with all the paintings and materials that they put at your disposal. Rosella gives you directions if you ask them, but leaves you a lot of freedom to let your imagination fly. When you finish the masks dry so you can take them directly without spoiling them. My daughter (6 years old) really enjoyed the workshop.

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August 23, 2019

an excellent welcome and activity !!! To do again !!!

A warm and very professional welcome from Eric, the store and workshop manager. We were a group of 8 people: 6 students and 2 teachers. Eric put himself completely at our disposal, made the effort to speak French, allowed the activity to overflow in time and informed and guided us on our excursion. A remarkable activity that we will not forget. We highly recommend this activity and especially this workshop. A very big THANK YOU to Eric !!!

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March 12, 2019

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