Visit the best mask workshop and store in Venice: Ca’ Macana
If you want to visit the best mask workshop and store in Venice, by any measure it is is here at Ca’ Macana. When you visit our workshop, you get a first-rate experience: participants see with their own eyes how to make Venetian masks using authentic materials including cartapesta. We are happy to share with the public our decades of tradition and technique when it comes to carnival masks, letting you make them yourself with a total hands-on approach. We also teach you the history of Venetian carnival masks, transporting you back into the past and into the fascinating and mysterious traditions of the Carnival of Venice.
Languages: Italian, Russian Other languages are possible when the tour guide acts as interpreter.
Number of participants per group: 22 (minimum) - 70 (maximum) people seated individually. For groups smaller than the minimum of 22 participants, the remaining price will be divided equally among the participants.
Goals of the visit:
To give visitors to Venice an authentic experience of what it is like in the best mask-making workshop in Venice
To teach and preserve age-old traditions and techniques of how to make carnival masks.
To communicate accurately the fascinating history of the Carnival of Venice and Venetian masks and their role in everyday life.