Create your glass: private lesson with a glass craftsman

Create your personal glass-artwork with Massimiliano, a famous glassmaker. A private lesson with him to learn the secrets of the most famous Venetian craftsmanshipBy Venice Tours

  • Create your glass-artwork following the instructions of a glass-making master
  • Learn about the secrets of the Venetian craftsmanship in a private lesson
  • Join the Venetian tradition

Create your personal piece of art following the instructions of Massimiliano, one of the most famous Venetian glassmakers. During this unforgettable experience, you will discover the ancient processing techniques of the glass, feeling the warmth and seeing the colors during the process! The master craftsman will help you along the whole experience allowing you to create a unique and inimitable glass item, and, at the same time, he will explain the history and secrets of this old-centuries art. You will bring your piece of glass at home as a special souvenir! A unique way to live and discover the culture and art of Venice. The activity takes place in his workshop in the artistic district of Cannaregio: a not-touristic area, rich of art workshops and hidden jewels known only by the locals. Massimiliano works in this sector for 30 years and he has participated in many international exhibitions all around the world, in addition, he deliveres his wonderful artworks to art-collectors in Europe and America. Thanks to its huge experience he can provide a overview about the glass making art and its different techniques that have changed during the past centuries. After having travelled between Spain and America, he decided to open this lovely shop, in the heart of Venice, to sell its creations and share his passion with the visitors.

  • Starting times: Every day at - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Course does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (it can be postponed later or to the day after otherwise it will be refunded)

Included

  • Private lesson with a local glass Craftsman
  • Working items
  • Your glass creation as souvenir
  • 10% of discount on the artists glass works

Participants

Max 2 pax per class

Other Info

  • For Covid-19 precaution the use of the mask is MANDATORY. So, please bring your own.
  • TO ACCESS ANY INTERIOR (MUSEUM, CHURCH, PALACE, RESTAURANT, WORKSHOP ETC.) ALL PARTICIPANTS OVER 12 YEARS OLD MUST PRESENT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: -PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION -PROOF OF FIRST VACCINATION ADMINISTERED AT LEAST 15 DAYS AGO -PROOF OF A COVID-19 INFECTION IN THE PAST 6 MONTHS -NEGATIVE TEST TAKEN NO MORE THAN 48 HOURS BEFORE THE ACTIVITY STARTS
  • Only participant older than 18 years old are allowed to the tour 
  • Unfortunately, the tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • The meeting point is at Bottega (workshop) Artistica Massimiliano Caldarone - Campiello Widmann già Biri, 5419B, 30121 Venezia VE 5419/b, please be there 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour. 

HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT:

From Campo (square) San Bartolomeo, (with Rialto Bridge your left) go straight to Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, go on and cross two bridges, when you are in Calle Ca’ Dolfin turn right. Proceed straight on Salizada S. Canzian until Calle Larga Widmann and keep on straight along calle del Pestrin, after few minutes you will reach a small square and, on your left, you will find the workshop.

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