Learn how to make Venetian masks at Ca’ Macana
If you want to learn how to make Venetian masks or how to decorate Venetian masks, the best mask shop in Venice, Ca’ Macana, is ready to open its doors to you. See how real Carnival of Venice masks are made by doing it the best way possible: make your own mask in Venice.
Making and decorating Carnival of Venice masks is a time-honored tradition, and we at Ca’ Macana were the first Venetian mask makers to open our workshop to the public, proud to pass on our knowledge. Now, for over twenty years, our workshops have been the best way for you to make your own mask in Venice alongside the world's best Venetian mask makers.
There are different mask-making courses available, but in all of them you will:
You can learn how to decorate Venetian masks of various types at our workshop: the bauta, masks for wall decoration, carnival masks for children and adults, masks from Commedia dell’Arte, the Colombine and the many types seen we provided for moovies like Eyes Wide Shut, Fifty Shades Darker, and others.
After you have selected the type of mask you wish to to decorate, you get to choose among the different decorating techniques available, which can be very exciting as our workshop offers many. You get to decide how to combine the various techniques, meaning that among the infinite variety of Venetian masks, yours will be unique. Many are simple techniques that we employ every day when we make Venetian masks, and you don't have to be a master artisan to use them. With our master craftsmen to help you, you will receive a step-by-step instruction and explanation. By the end, you'll have had a wonderful hands-on experience making these special works of art.
Take a look at the details of our courses on how to make your own mask in Venice:
If you want to book a course with our expert Venetian mask makers or simply ask for more details, please contact us at: +39 (0)41- 2776142 or write us using the contact form you find here.