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Become a mask maker for a day

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Experience hosted by Eloisa

90 mins
Includes drinks
Up to 7 people
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

Make your own Venetian mask! Choose your favorite mask shape from our vast selection of casts. Guided by one of our able artisans, you create your papier-mache mask step by step. After a few minutes of drying and a few final touches, you'll take your mask home.

Eloisa's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Drinks
From $98
/ person
Sat, Dec 5
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
$98 per person
$98 per person
Sat, Dec 12
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
$98 per person
$98 per person
Sat, Dec 19
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
$98 per person
$98 per person

Meet your host, Eloisa

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • Identity verified
I am a second-generation mask-maker. The owner of Ca'Macana, my dad, taught me how to make Venetian masks at an early age. Since then, my love for this ancient form of art has flourished. At Ca'Macana, we preserve, develop and spread the culture of Venetian masks. We have been doing this for over thirty years and we take pride in doing everything by hand, according to the tradition. We want to share our knowledge of mask-making with our visitors, thus we offer a number of different mask making and decorating workshops.
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Where you'll be

We will run this course in one of our workshops, in Dorsoduro, Venice. You'll see how a real mask-making workshop is run and structured. You might also be able to see our artisans at work. It’s a special place to see and experience.

Choose from available dates

4 available
  • Sat, Dec 5
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    $98 per person
  • Sat, Dec 12
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    $98 per person
  • Sat, Dec 19
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    $98 per person
  • Sat, Dec 26
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    $98 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 11 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.