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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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).
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.
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!
Live the experience … turn yourself into a “mascarer” and create your own mask!
Our workshop will allow you to take home your own creation. The charm of the paper to cut and shape inside the ancient stone molds. The expert craftsman who guides you and helps you to turn simple pieces of paper into a mask. Enjoy the magic of handmade creation. We will teach you to decorate your mask using the techniques and materials we use too. Your base of true paper mache will become your masterpiece. You will use fabric, colors, svarowski crystals, gold leaf, feathers. …
Two hours of pure magic to give you the satisfaction to say…”I’ve made it !!!
The Creation of the mask wiull be done in two days. In the first one you will create your mask in two hours of time. The next day you will decorate it in others two hours of time!
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
- Hen/Bachelorette & Stag/Bachelor Parties
- Secret proposal/Engagement
- Experienced Influencers and Models
- New Influencers and Models
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
- Entry fees
Enjoy a carnival workshop in Piazza San Marco with local artists that will help you to paint your own mask!
Live the Venice Carnival as a protagonist personalizing your mask to dress during this special period!
The professional Venetian mask painters will make your painting experience truly memorable! They will guide you step by step in a funny way how to paint your own mask. You’ll learn how to paint a mask made with the Venetian techniques.
A unique artistic experience to be experienced at least once in your life! You’ll bring at home your personal mask as a special souvenir.
If you are a painting lover, you would love discovering more about the Venice carnival and its secrets. The activity takes place in a historical Renaissance Palace: The Prisons Palace, close to Piazza San Marco.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy two quintessential Venetian experiences on this combo glassblowing and gondola tour. Watch a master artisan transform molten glass into unique and delicate art at a factory showroom near St. Mark's Square. Then, cruise through the city's famous waterways on a gondola ride that takes you along the most beautiful stretch of the Grand Canal and past landmarks like Teatro La Fenice and the Punta della Dogana while listening to audio commentary.
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.
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.
Discover Venice and its lagoon in a fun and unconventional way, connecting with the soul and the secular traditions of the city. On board of typical venetian boats, as the “Batea da Fresco” and the XVII century “Gondola” you will live the unique experience of learning the techniques of the venetian rowing and navigating through the canals of the city, as venetians used to do back in the centuries.
Gloria Rogliani, champion of the oar, will guide you in a tour through the canals in the heart of the Venice, distant from the usual touristic itineraries, until reaching the lagoon and Murano, the island known all over the world for the refined artistic glass production.
You will learn how to row standing according to the Venetian tradition,
The meeting point is in front of Grand Hotel dei Dogi, where Gloria Rogliani or one of her instructors will accompany you to the Cavana Tintoretto,
At the end of the tour, you will receive a certificate of attendance to the Venetian rowing class.
Combine a visit to Doge's Palace with a Venetian glass blowing demonstration by booking a special combination tour. You’ll head straight into Doge’s Palace with your priority entrance ticket saving you precious vacation hours waiting in line. After exploring Doge’s Palace at your own pace, you’ll enjoy a glassblowing demonstration at Saint Mark’s Square and learn about the history and tradition of Venetian glass blowing from a master artisan.
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.
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.
The ancient art of engraving, which had its greatest splendor and diffusion in Venice, will have no more secrets! For those who want a unique experience in the ancient world of craftsmanship, I organize individual courses (one or at most two people) to explain and put into practice the basic techniques of engraving. Participants will have the opportunity to create a real art print made by them (on their original idea or a drawing of their own) and take it home. An experience that surely will not be able to forget - indeed, they will be able to hang it in their home! The course includes the incision with the drypoint technique on plexiglas or drypoint on zinc. I will follow you in the choice of subjects, in the preparation of the drawings and during all the processing phases, from the initial study to the processing of the slab up to the final prints.
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.
With the activity offered, it will be possible to create a piece of clothing chosen by the traveler, with personalized features, which the traveler can then repeat at home following the information provided, or learn and try different steps in the packaging of a piece of clothing to perfect the basic technique.