Making Venetian Masks Art And Culture

To try to understand the origins and the tradition of Venetian Masks, we interviewed a master craftsman with a passion that has been making paper mache masks. Dear master craftsman, how long ago realized the Venetian masks? I could not tell you precisely, I believe that as a child living in the Venice carnival was born in me the desire to reproduce these fascinating and mysterious shapes in cardboard that covered the face of people…

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Add Flare to your Charity Auction with Venetian Masks

Venice seems to be one of the most popular charity auction themes. Something about the city’s canals, its Carnival, and its rich Italian culture seem to capture our imaginations. Venice-themed benefit galas often use masks as decorations and sale items. If you’re planning a Venice-themed event, here are some ideas on how to use your masks to create a colorful Italian escape for your auction guests. Consider using the masks in your centerpieces. Some masks…

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Types of Venetian Masquerade Masks

There are many different types of masquerade masks out there, and many people, even ones who have attended a masquerade ball, are still in the dark about the true origins of masquerade masks and venetian masks. In this article, I will give a brief background of the history of venetian masquerade masks, and a quick overview of the different types of venetian masks that are out there, so you can make an informed decision when…

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