Amazing experience with Piero Dri, one of the few artisans that still creates the famous gondola’s Forcola: a type of rowlock used by the gondolier to move the special boat along the waterways and the Canal Grande. Each fórcola is a unique piece since it is specifically designed for its personal gondolier according to his height and rowing...Read more
A unique experience that combines art and craftsmanship, in a laboratory that in over fifty years of activity has created over a thousand different graphics, working with over 250 artists from all over the...Read more
* Paint your own Venetian Mask * Learn the Venetian painting tecniques * Discover the Venetian art of mask making and painting * Experience in a typical Venetian mask studio * Take home your own...Read more
If you want to live a real experience in the heart of Venice that's the right choice!
A Venetian Master Artisan will explain to you, in 1 hour course, the traditional art of decorating a mask, an artistic personal event which will make you live the preparation for the Venetian Carnival.
Create your own unique masterpiece and...Read more
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...Read more
You will experience nothing like this in Murano. This is the only place where you can experience such an amazing class along with glass masters working on a real furnace. No demonstration, just real a real...Read more
You will create a marvelous glass artwork with one of the most famous craftsmen of Venice: Massimiliano Caldarone. You are going to discover the secrets and techniques of glass-making art while you personally realize a unique item.
A class with a celebrated Venetian craftsman who will teach you how to create a unique glass artwork,...Read more
Arianna is one of the few remaining Venetian artisans who still prints like in the 15th century. If you plan to visit Venice you cannot miss the opportunity to travel through time and return to the age of the "Serenissima".
You can meet Arianna at her art studio, an antique-style printing house in Fondamenta dei Ormesini in the Cannaregio...Read more
Learn how to decorate your mask. You will have a mask, the color sand and everything else that you may need to make a good job. You will enjoy the experience in a real Venetian Atelier where typical masks are created and at the end you'll bring your creation at...Read more
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 and 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...Read more
During this 2-hours class you will choose 2 models among the 43 white masks handmade in papier-maché and start to decorate them using one of the 7 different techniques that can be normally used. The masks’ decorations can be changed over and over, with the masters’ help, until you’ll reach the desired...Read more
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 thus have the...Read more
Frittelle are the most famous dolci or sweets of Venice Carnival. Frittelle come in a variety of styles, both filled and unfilled. The very traditional “Veneziana” has no filling, but just raisins and pine nuts mixed into the fairly heavy dough. After frying, the frittelle are rolled in granulated sugar. Frittelle are followed closely in...Read more