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Ca' Macana

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Buy your mask for the next Venetian festival at this shop, which specializes in the traditional Commedia dell'arte, as well as Venetian styles.
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mask making”(57 reviews)
“mask shop”(23 reviews)
“venetian masks”(24 reviews)
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Calle Botteghe Dorsoduro 1 | Dorsoduro 3172, 30123 Venice, Italy
Giudecca
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39 41 2776142
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend this to take home something special from your trip. There’s a lot of choice in masks and though she says she doesn’t speak much English our teacher spoke what she knew very well and was clear on what to do. Our time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot for your lovely feedback! We hope to have you soon again in our workshop. Grazie.

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We booked onto the ABC course to decorate our own masks and we had a blast! At the workshop we were shown how to paint in various styles and given some ideas on how to decorate our masks. Lovely staff and even though the severe...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sam M
CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Dear Sam, Thanks a lot for taking the time to review our ABC class. We are glad that you appreciated the mask decoration experience, those were busy and challenging days, thanks for mentioning our positive attitude! Grazie!

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to stay a while...lots of paper-mache masks...finding just one is difficult. It was also fun to watch others debating their selections. Lots of imagination and creativity. And they ship, so your precious memento will meet you at home!

Date of experience: October 2018
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thanks a lot for taking the time to write about your time in Ca'Macana, we really appreciate it. Thank you for appreciating our work and our creations. Grazie!

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We are soooo glad we took this mask decorating workshop at Ca’ Macana in Venezia! A history of mask making was presented as part of the Carnivale tradition in this incredible city. We were taught and guided by Nancy, who has been doing this for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim D
CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks a lot for your review! We are really happy that your class with Nancy was a highlight of your stay in Venice and that you loved the Ca' Macana Experience. To the next time in Venice.

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter can’t stop talking about her time in Venice, thanks to Ca’Macana. After a disappointing gondola ride, I decided to take my daughter and her friend to paint their mask. It’s hard to find but so worth the walk just ask around people are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thanks a lot for your lovely review. We are glad that the painting class was appreciated by your family.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

loved the masks that are hand painted in this shop. You can buy copies anywhere but the ones in this shop are authentic and hand painted/decorated.

Date of experience: August 2018
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks a lot for your review and for appreciating our masks and our craft. Grazie!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Very grateful we bumped into Ca'Macana. We were surprised to find out you can create your own venetian mask according to the instructions and help from Ms Tizianna. She was very friendly, especially with kids. We ended up with two masks made by ourselves and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Antonis, Thanks a lot for your positive feedback, We are happy that you and your family appreciated our ABC class.

Reviewed 13 August 2018

I was a little nervous about an afternoon making masks as I find them a little strange. However, Nancy was such a wonderful teachers, we learnt a lot about the wearing of markings in Venezia history and she showed us techniques on how to completie...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank a lot for your positive review. We are glad that you had fun during our family class, and that you are happy the masks you created. Grazie.

Reviewed 10 August 2018

Looking for a Venezian masks? This is the right place. Don't waste your time and money buying copies made in China... buy the original ones!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Have kids, looking for things to do besides see churches and visit museums - this is a must, my two kids (daughter 18,son 13)absolutely loved the activity, as did my wife and I (full disclosure, I am completely artistically challenged, and still came away with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rodney T
CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review our paint your mask classes. It's always a pleasure to know that our customers appreciate the masks they buy or they create! Grazie

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Hello Carmen, the cost depends on the kind of course you would like to take. Please send us a regular email or use one of the contact forms on our website and we will immediately send you the complete price list with... More
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Response from CaMacana | Property representative |
Hello Andrew, please send us a regular email through our website and we will reply immediately. Kind regards, Davide Belloni
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