Carnival masks of Ca Macana in Venice

Here is a store that everyone agrees, wives and husbands, children and adults. This is Ca Macana in Venice, one of the most famous shops of Venetian masks, able to present in 2000 as one of the few shops from Venetian artisan producers.

Ca macana

Ca macana

Ca ‘Macana is not only known among fans of the genre, but also among film buffs, since at this shop, was filemd the production of Eyes Wide Shut and the late Kubrick. You can find, masks copyrights, ie, masks that are also happy children, who are often left open-mouthed (then quietly) when they come into the store. If you are traveling to Venice and you are looking for Venice apartments in Italy then there are great offers online.

For a few years, those of Ca ‘organized intensive courses for making paper masks, aimed at groups, these customized courses such as masks, according to the “needs” of the students. In the first two hours are given technical information and practise for the construction of two masks, but you can also choose the course of an hour, during which there is a true Venetian mask with the technique of papier-mâché (call first).
The shop is located in Calle Dorsoduro shops, not far from the laboratory where are the courses, just beside Ca ‘Rezzonico, which houses the Museum of Eighteenth-Century Venice. If you plan to go in summer then don’t forget to book in advance your room because there are not too many apartments to rent in Venice.

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