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Venice: Create Your Own Carnival Mask Workshop

Product ID: 75791
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Make or 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.
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Duration: 1 hour
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Spanish, English, French, Italian

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn how to make or paint your own Venice Carnival mask
  • Get an insight into the traditions of Carnival
  • Take home your mask as a unique keepsake
Full description
Create your own unique keepsake of Venice at a Carinval mask-making workshop. Choose from 2 different options on the day of the workshop and learn about the ancient techniques of creating masks from papier-mâché.

Get interesting information about the use of masks in Venice during previous centuries. Then, return to the laboratory after a few hours to collect your unadorned mask once it has had time to dry off.

Alternatively, discover how to paint and decorate your own mask with an experienced instructor. Choose a mask to decorate and to keep as a very special souvenir.
Includes
  • All necessary paints and supplies
  • Class in making or decorating a paper-mâché mask
  • The mask you made or decorated to keep
  • Diploma of participation
  • Apron
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Campiello San Zulian 596, Venice. When your facing the entrance of San Zulian Church turn left onto a narrow street. You will then see the small square where the mask atelier is located.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• There is a maximum of 6 persons per tour
• Appropriate clothing for painting is suggested
• If you are less than 6 people, the tour is not considered private but is shared with guests not belonging to the same party. 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)
• Please note that you will be able to take your own mask after 6 hours only (it is the necessary time the mask needs to dry)
• Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or those with walking difficulties
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4.3/5
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VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Product ID: 75791