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Venice Carnival mask workshop

Free cancellation
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Take part in a unique decoration course

Learn the ancient techniques of making a Venetian Carnival mask

Keep your own mask as a very special souvenir

What to expect

Enjoy an unforgettable artistic activity that will allow you to experience the magic of the Venice Carnival! A master artisan will show you the traditional art of making masks and will also tell you interesting stories!

Your instructor, an experienced decorator, will teach you how to paint and decorate your own mask and will accompany you on every step of the decorating process. You'll have the opportunity to choose a mask, decorate it however you wish, and then take it home as an exclusive souvenir and memory of this Venetian experience.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above

What’s included

Carnival paper-mâché mask to decorate

Materials and supplies for decorating

Venetian mask artisan

Location

Piazza San Marco, 596, 30124 Venice, VE, Italy

Meeting point:

San Marco 596 Maschere Veneziane. The laboratory is located a few minutes walk from Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and pass under the Clock Tower. Proceed straight on to the end of “Mercerie dell’Orologio”. Then turn right into “Campo San Zulian” and facing the Church pass its façade on the left and you have reached “Campiello San Zulian”. The laboratory is in the opposite corner on your right.

Provider

Venice City Tour

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Appropriate clothing is suggested
  • The activity may be carried out in multiple languages at the same time
  • Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult