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Ca' Macana

Calle Botteghe Dorsoduro 1 | Dorsoduro 3172, 30123 Venice, Italy
39 41 2776142
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We Didn't Get The Same Experience

I took my 8 year-old daughter here last week. The "instructor" said very little other than... read more

Reviewed today
kellylorigrace
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Seattle, Washington
Excellent teacher

She graciously and patiently supported my young son with making his mask, bringing him every color... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CamilleLazear
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San Francisco, California
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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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 today

I took my 8 year-old daughter here last week. The "instructor" said very little other than describing two different techniques for making a background, and asked what three colors of paint we would like. She didn't say anything about the history of masks, mask-making or...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

She graciously and patiently supported my young son with making his mask, bringing him every color he asked for, as well as feathers, etc. I was very impressed with borh her instruction and her ability to manage multiple groups with ease and finesse.

1  Thank CamilleLazear
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ca Macana is my favourite shop in all of Venice. I walked the entire island and kept coming back to this amazing store. The artistry is simply a marvel. I bought 3 masks and would have bought more but didn't have the room in my...More

Thank Mark I
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time painting our own masks. It was the highlight of my children visit to Venice. Be aware that the place is far from the city center and hard to find. But worth the time spent trying to find it. The workers...More

2  Thank DanaBah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife reserved a private sessions for our family the morning we departed Venice. I was a little taken back at first by the balance remaining due in cash on the email but Mirta made the experience worth every penny. The course was given down...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Gorgeous masks! Wonderful owners and staff who went out of their way to make sure we had the most beautiful mask. Cannot say enough good things about this place. If you are looking for a mask this is the place to go. Next time I'll...More

Thank Kathy A
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks a lot for your lovely review! We wait for you the next time you will be in Venice. Grazie.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I purchased several masks from different mask makers. This was one of them. You cannot go wrong here. Don’t buy from the dozens of small souvenirs shops around the town. Sure the small shops sell for €5-€10 but they are for the...More

2  Thank Dapperbadger
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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 honest feedback! We are really happy that you appreciated our masks and the work that leads to the creation of a real Venetian mask. Grazie!

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

If you are looking for authentic masks, look no further. Great and large selection. Not cheap, but, worth every cent.

Thank khilfi
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks a lot for your positive feedback. We are happy that you appreciated our masks and our stores. Grazie

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The instructor made a lovely presentation and provided my friend and I background information on the origins of Venetian masks and the historic setting of the time. She then explained the process of making the masks using the old/original techniques. We then each chose two...More

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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks a lot for your lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed our class, and thank you for recommending it. We hope to see you again in Venice. Grazie!

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My kids (ages 7 and 11) and I painted our own masks here today and they just loved it. The instructor is helpful but only steps in when you request it which my kids liked as they each have their own process and ideas when...More

1  Thank 489aimeew
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CaMacana, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Ca' Macana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks a lot for your positive feedback! We are glad that you and your children appreciated the paint your mask class. We hope to see you again in Venice. 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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