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Ca' Macana

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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Ca' Macana
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What Makes It Special
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 good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mask making”(57 reviews)
“mask shop”(23 reviews)
“mask painting”(20 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 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter (26) and I booked a workshop here and while my daughter was skeptical beforehand, it was a great experience. Nice to see the time it takes in making masks and the expertise it involves( ours weren’t so expert!) We both made very different...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CaMacana, Direttore generale at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago
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Grazie Carole !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a maskmaking workshop right before Carnevale with the wonderful Veronica. We had a fabulous time - she was a terrific teacher, and we made gorgeous creations. Everyone in the family - ages 10 to 74 - enjoyed this immensely and considered it a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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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 review! We are glad that you enjoied your time in the workshop and in the shop. Grazie.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shop was a wonderful experience! I went to get a mask fir the Venice carnival and the choice of superb hand crafted venitian masks was astonishing! It was very hard to chose.... But i did it! I wanted to take part in a workshop,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Orly C
CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for taking the time to write this review! We are so glad that you loved our work, and that you had the chance to attend the Carnival Event. Grazie.

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We had the best experience. My husband assisted my 4 year old daughter make a mask today. We did get lost (but that was our fault and part of the adventure of being in Venice) so arrived later than we wanted. We lucked out though...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for your lovely review. We always try to do our best to make our customers happy. We are glad that your daughter loved the ABC class, and we hope that her mask will be a memento of Venice. Grazie!

Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

The worst experience ever, and we are traveling a lot. Very rude people. They were speaking in italian between them like we were not understanding, but unfortunately we were. We booked a course of making masks for our three girls by phone and they confirmed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CaMacana, Proprietario at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2018

Hello 554catalini, your review is unsincere and tendencious: you pretended to have booked an ABC course on Sunday by phone, which is IMPOSSIBLE since the workshop is always closed on Sundays and we don't accept booking by phone. People can only register for the ABC...More

Reviewed December 16, 2018

We decided to go to Ca' Macana to give the kids a bit of a treat, something to look forward to after walking and sightseeing. They were really pumped about going and had a great time. The times that we found on the internet were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CaMacana, Proprietario at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2018

Hello mathew13mathew, thank you for your visit and your review. Our entrance times are always updated on our website but it might be that on travel blogs or other independent web pages you have found different times. Unfortunately, we have no chance to check and...More

Reviewed November 29, 2018 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 December 4, 2018

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

Reviewed November 2, 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
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 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 October 16, 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 October 18, 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 October 2, 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
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 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.

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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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Hello Andrew, please send us a regular email through our website and we will reply immediately. Kind regards, Davide Belloni
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