Tickets for Carnival Mask-Making in Venice

Learn the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask!

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Duration: 1h 15min
Live guide: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Max group size: 6
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

All necessary paints and supplies
A choice between two mask-making classes: making or decorating your own mask
English-speaking instructor (speaks French, Italian and Spanish too)
Take home the mask you made or decorated
Diploma of participation
  • Learn the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask and find out about its history in Venice's celebrations
  • Join a Venetian master artisan and design your own mask to take home later as a souvenir
  • A great experience for the whole family, everyone can get involved and it's just a few minutes from the bustling St. Mark's Square

Just a short walk from St. Mark's Square, dip your hands into the art of Venetian mask-making with an Italian expert. The whole family can get involved and unleash their creativity!

Your host, a master artisan, will explain the traditional art of making masks and tell you all about the ancient history of masks in the lead up to Carnivale di Venezia.

Choose between a mask-making or mask-painting class – and take your own mask home with you, all ready for your next masquerade ball!

  • Show your smartphone ticket at San Marco 596 Venetian Masks laboratory
  • You can choose between two mask-making classes on-site: making or decorating your own mask
  • Please wear proper clothing for painting
  • The activity does not operate in the case of exceptional high tide (in this case, it can be postponed to a later date or be refunded)
  • The activity could be shared with other guests
San Marco 596 Venetian Masks
S. Marco, 596, 30124, Venice
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