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Venice Carnival Mask-Making ClassPrivate and Luxury

Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class

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Take a course on mask making from a master artisan in Venice, and learn about the history of this ancient tradition. You can choose from a production class or a decoration class, or you can even take both. In the production class, learn how to make your own papier-mâché mask, and in the decoration class, you can paint or use materials to decorate your mask. No matter which option you choose, you get to bring home your creation—just in time for Carnival.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Up Close with Murano Glassblowing DemonstrationGlassblowing Classes

Up Close with Murano Glassblowing Demonstration

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Visit the must-see Murano glass factory during this tour in Venice. With a guide providing insightful commentary, you'll learn all about the glassblowing process. Watch a demonstration of the art itself by a master craftsman, then hit the gift shop for some discounted souvenirs.
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  • 20 minutes
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  • 20 minutes
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Watercolors in Venice: painting class with famous artistArt Classes

Watercolors in Venice: painting class with famous artist

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Take a break from the usual sightseeing and snapping photos in Venice with this special experience that allows you to be an artist for the day. A local Venetian artist takes you to find the ideal corner of the city to paint, where you can create your own artwork with watercolors.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Create your glass artwork: private lesson with local artisanArt Classes

Create your glass artwork: private lesson with local artisan

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Get hands-on experience with one-to-one guidance during a private glassmaking lesson. Discover the secrets of Murano glassmaking techniques from one of the most renowned craftsmen of Venice. The 90-minute workshop includes all materials—including your own marvelous glass artwork to take home—plus a 10 percent discount on glassworks from the artist.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Mask Workshop - Paint your own Venetian maskPainting Classes

Mask Workshop - Paint your own Venetian mask

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Venetian masks have a long and storied history: during the republic’s heyday, they were used to conceal the identities of residents who engaged in decadent activities. In their masks, peasants and noblemen were equal. Make your own Venetian mask (yours to keep), adorned with sequins, ribbons, and other fineries, under the tutelage of a local artist. All materials are provided.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Making your Mask - decorationCraft Classes

Making your Mask - decoration

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Venice is known for its spectacular masks, and this tour gives you the rare opportunity to create one yourself. Visit one of the oldest mask making workshops in Venice and learn techniques that Venetian artisans used over 800 years ago. It’s a much more personal and special experience than buying a ready-made mask, as you’ll be able to create a mask that perfectly suits your face.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
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Venice: Traditional Goldbeater TourCraft Classes

Venice: Traditional Goldbeater Tour

Learn about one of Venice's most ancient art forms at a traditional goldbeater workshop. Watch the delicate process of pure gold being pounded into paper-thin leaves used for mosaics, decoration, cosmetics, and even gourmet applications. It's a great way to go behind the scenes of Venice’s famous craft heritage and watch master artisans in action.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation

Learn Italian by walking trough Venice. Discover Venice and Italian language.Walking Tours

Learn Italian by walking trough Venice. Discover Venice and Italian language.

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This is unique experience to learn Italian walking through Venice. First in Italy, it is long time that we offer this type of Experience. If you like to visit a nice and calm part of Venice starting to learn Italian language having fun this is perfect activity for you!
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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Venice glassblowing - Small groupGlassblowing Classes

Venice glassblowing - Small group

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Learn the secrets of glassblowing during this activity in Venice. On the island of Murano, visit the Glass Factory Showroom near St Mark's Square to see examples of this highly specialized glass art, beloved by collectors the world over. Learn about this technique's origins in the Roman Empire from you guide, then watch a glassblowing demonstration by a Master Artisan. Walk away with a small Murano glass souvenir.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 20 minutes
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Making your Mask - paperpressed and decorationCraft Classes

Making your Mask - paperpressed and decoration

Mask making is one of the most important crafts in Venice and a fundamental part of the city’s historic Carnival celebrations. Take a deep dive into this unique Venetian artform with this workshop that takes place over two days. Spend the first session creating your mask in papier-mâché using traditional techniques and the second painting and decorating it while you learn about the 800-year history of mask making.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Workshop on Lampworking & hot glass bead makingCraft Classes

Workshop on Lampworking & hot glass bead making

* Discover the ancient ‘lamp-working’ technique to handcraft Venetian beads * Enter a wonderful workshop using real Murano glass * Learn how to make amazing fashion jewels using thousand-year-old materials * Make yourself a gift that will last forever * Join the tour and contribuite to preserve a colorful and fascinating tradition * Become a glass bead maker for a day
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Three Hours Venice Photo Walk : Photography Tours

Private Three Hours Venice Photo Walk :

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Touring a new city can be a very exciting experience, but it can also be quite an adventure if you are unsure of which places to visit and how. Language barrier may also represent a curious obstacle but it can also be frustrating. We offer an innovative and unforgettable Photographic Tours to welcome you in some of the most fascinating and romantic places in the world. We will guide you in an exclusive tour through the most interesting landmarks and monuments. A 3 hours one-to-one photo walk discovering hidden and secluded parts of Venice, without forgetting the famous landmarks, while taking great shots and with a one-to-one tuition to improve your photography skills! The tour is one-to-one so there will be just you, or accompanied by your family/friends. The Tour can be tailor-made based on your interests and expectations, can be more Photography workshop vs Venice less touristy Tour:
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Master Glassmakers for one dayGlassblowing Classes

Master Glassmakers for one day

Experience the woeldwide famous Murano glass making with a Master Glassmaker and create your unique glass artwork! You will take part to a 1-hour workshop of glass-blowing technique with a Master Glassmaker in a Murano glass factory. The workshop will go on during the normal activity of the furnace as if you were a proven glassmaker. NB. +5 people parties: all participants will blow the glass, but only a limited number of people will make the full work with the master glassmaker (3 people in classic 1-hour workshop, 7 people in extended 2-hours workshop).
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Glass Lampwork workshop and walking tour in MuranoCraft Classes

Glass Lampwork workshop and walking tour in Murano

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Get ready to discover the Murano island, witnessing artistry in action in its glass factories, experiencing the lampwork tradition by creating your own Venetian bead, visiting the Byzantine-style 12th century mosaics of its churches. You will have a personal glass lampwork workshop, in which you will create your own Venetian bead, keeping alive a 17th century artistic practice. We will visit the oldest glass factory in the world active since 1295 and see how tradition is combined with contemporary design and creativity. We will stroll around Murano, discovering some hidden gems like its churches and walking through off-the-beaten tracks.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Meet gondola’s craftsman: creation of the ForcolaCraft Classes

Meet gondola’s craftsman: creation of the Forcola

In front of your eyes the master artisan creates this unique Venetian artwork that has the actual shape after centuries of experimentation A unique experience to live Venice as a local discovering the legendary art of making a Forcola.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

 From Venice to China on the Trail of Marco Polo | LivTalks On Demand with ErikaArt Classes

From Venice to China on the Trail of Marco Polo | LivTalks On Demand with Erika

This LivTalk is On-demand, meaning it is available and ready when you are! Erika will take you through Marco Polo’s adventures and tell you just what he discovered in China and how he left his mark there still to this day. Learn about his tales through his writings and how he has forever influenced trade with the East, and how it in turn influenced the art and architecture of one of the most beautiful cities in the world – Venice! This 45 minute LivTalks recording will give you an overview of Marco Polo’s journey to the East in the 13th century and its influence over Venetian culture and beyond.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 45 minutes
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Venice Family Murano Tour with Glass Beads Kids Art WorkshopSelf-guided Tours & Rentals

Venice Family Murano Tour with Glass Beads Kids Art Workshop

Your family will enjoy visiting a typical Murano glass-blowing studio. With the help of our docents, you will discover how master craftsmen create beautiful hand-blown glass on the island of Murano for centuries (2 hrs.). Afterwards, parents can enjoy a leisurely aperitivo (aperitif on their own) or a stroll while your kids learn about the art of glass blowing and create original works using hand blown Venetian glass beads (1.5 hrs.). All materials included. Vaporetto tickets to Murano Island not included.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Molten glass magic - Glassblowing classGlassblowing Classes

Molten glass magic - Glassblowing class

Come on in and get a taste of the ancient art of glassblowing. This sample class is the best way to enjoy the excitement of playing with melted glass while making your very own souvenir. You will learn how to gather glass from the furnace, and then control and shape it. You will realize that crafting autentic Murano glass is not easy task and that’s why it does not come cheap. Furthermore, with your own trophy in your hand, you will have the proof that each piece is unique, meaning that small imperfections are an integral part of the value of the object. Finally, if your own production is not enough for you, you will have a huge amount of woderful items of display to choose among!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Withlocals Venetian Curiosities Room Virtual ExperienceCraft Classes

Withlocals Venetian Curiosities Room Virtual Experience

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Get prepared for a trip to Venice ahead of time or just soak in the city’s history during this live, virtual experience led by a Venice local. Your guide teaches you about the past and present of Venice as you hear about what it’s like to live in the City of Canals. Plus, since this experience runs in real time, you can interact with your guide just like you would if you were to meet in person.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Basic course of artistic serigraphyArt Classes

Basic course of artistic serigraphy

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Fallani Venezia is a craft laboratory of artistic serigraphy, active since 1968 in the heart of the city of Venice. Print high quality editions, making available their technical expertise and sensitivity, managing to interpret and translate into graphics the different expressive languages of painters, sculptors, photographers, illustrators, street artists, graphic designers and designers. Gianpaolo Fallani inherits the passion for screen-printing from his father Fiorenzo, who has collaborated with over 200 artists from all over the world and for whom he has made more than 1000 editions. Commission-based printing continues, also offering workshops and residences of various levels that invite the artist to learn about and experience the versatility and potential of this printing technique. In 2018 Gianpaolo received the recognition of MAM Maestro d'Arte and Mestiere and participated in Doppia Firma and Homo Faber.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Venice Private Mask WorkshopArt Classes

Venice Private Mask Workshop

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For this private mask-decorating workshop in Venice, arrive at a traditional atelier, and get a blank sand-colored mask that’s ready for your artist eye. Use feathers, sequins, and other materials to make a masterpiece. Your guide will share facts about the history of mask making and can also show you some great techniques to use. Afterward, you’ll get to bring home your decorated mask.
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  • 1 day
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  • 1 day
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Jewish Ghetto in Venice, From Past to Present | LivTalks On Demand with MatteoArt Classes

Jewish Ghetto in Venice, From Past to Present | LivTalks On Demand with Matteo

This LivTalk is On-demand, meaning it is available and ready when you are! This 45 minute LivTalks recording will give you an overview of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, how it came to be, how it survived and thrived over the centuries and its importance to Venetian heritage today.
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  • 45 minutes
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Photographer, Professional Photo shoot - VenicePhotography Tours

Photographer, Professional Photo shoot - Venice

Glamorous location photo shoot at Venice landmarks. The Photo Experience will create amazing photo memories from your holiday. You will be able to see undiscovered locations, and get the best photo story from your Venice visit. We can tailor each photo shoot to meet your requirements. Our Photo shoots are ideal for any Tourists - Solo Traveler - Couples - Groups - Hen/Bachelorette & Stag/Bachelor Parties - Families - Secret proposal/Engagement - Honeymoon - Experienced Influencers and Models - New Influencers and Models What's Included: A Private online viewing gallery - 1 hour = 18 professionally edited photos* - 2 hour = 24 professionally edited photos* - 3 hour = 32 professionally edited photos* - 4 hour = 40 professionally edited photos* * same set of images - A unique location professional shoot experience for your holiday - DELIVERY - Up to 14 days after photoshoot. What's Excluded: - Transportation - Entry fees
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation

Venice Private Mask-Painting WorkshopPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Venice Private Mask-Painting Workshop

Designed to delight children and adults alike, this private 2-hour mask-painting workshop offers insight into an important Venetian craft. Under the guidance of a resident artist, you’ll choose a mask from more than 50 different styles and decorate it according to different techniques. While you work, your guide tells stories of traditional masks and their function in society. A minimum of four people are required for this activity.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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