Workshop or class

Venice: Carnival Mask Workshop

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.
Workshop or class

Venice: Carnival Mask Workshop

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.
Likely to sell out

From US$ 71.59 per person

Likely to sell out

Paint your own carnival mask at a unique class in Venice. Learn more about ancient techniques as you put your new skills to the test to produce a stunning mask to keep and take home.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 1 - 2.5 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Spanish, English, French, Italian
Small group available


  • Learn how to paint your own Venice carnival mask
  • Get an insight into the traditions of Carnival
  • Take home your mask as a unique keepsake
Full description

Decorate your own unique keepsake of Venice at a Carnival mask-making workshop with an experienced instructor. Learn about the ancient techniques of decorating masks with paper mâché. Choose the glass-making upgrade to add to your experience.


Choose a mask to be decorated during the course. Learn how to decorate your own mask in a fun and entertaining way with the help of a professional and artisan mask decorator.


Listen to interesting facts about the use of masks in Venice during previous centuries as you craft your own. Take home your own colorful creation as a very special souvenir and upgrade your experience by discovering the art of glass-making in a master artisan's studio.

  • All necessary paints and supplies
  • Class in decorating a paper-mâché mask
  • The mask you decorated to keep
  • Glass-blowing class (depending on option selected)
  • Diploma of participation
  • Apron
    Not suitable for
    • People with back problems
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with heart problems
    • Wheelchair users

    Select participants and date



    Meeting point

    Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Pets

    Know before you go

    • Appropriate clothing for painting is suggested
    • The tour could be bilingual
    • Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed to the days after, otherwise it will be refunded)
    • Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or those with walking difficulties
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 613 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
    • Value for money
    • Service
    • Organization

    Sort by:

    Traveler type:

    Star rating:

    Workshop was good and the artist very nice. We got a beautiful mask out of it. I personally would rate the workshop too pricey though for 50 mins, a bit of painting on our own and the artist making a 5 min beautiful finish. The shop itself is great though and I can recommend to go there.

    February 26, 2023

    We had a really good time with our guide and mask assistant. We got a lot of useful and interesting information and left knowing a bit more about the amazing history of the city. Our guide also provided us with some surprises and gifts and was all around very friendly. Highly recommend!

    February 25, 2023

    Very nice activity. Lovely guide friendly andvery knowledgeable. Would totally recommend

    March 12, 2023

    Product ID: 75791