Glass Blowing Demonstration

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PreviousFebruary 2021

See our unique Murano glassblowing demonstration and learn some history of Murano and Murano Glass

Join the Glass Masters of The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara for a unique glass working demonstration and an introduction to the history of Murano Glass.  Convenient and engaging for visitors eager to explore Murano, this demonstration takes place daily, morning and afternoon, and lasts 30 minutes.  Our guests are thereafter invited to explore the Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara.


Schedule: Daily from 10 to 11:20 AM and 13:30 to 16:30 PM
Duration: 1/2 hour
Suitable for: Guests of all ages
Dress: Comfortably
Handicapped Access: Yes

Tickets Include:

Admission to the Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara
Murano Glass working demonstration during which the maestri will complete at least one work of Murano Glass
Short discussion of the history of Murano and Murano Glass

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The Glass Cathedral Santa Chiara

The Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara Murano - a newly restored medieval church on the island of Murano in Venice, Italy - offers visitors an experience of authentic Murano glass and Venetian arts and culture such as does not exist anywhere else in Venice.  Here you can see live demonstrations of Murano glass making by contemporary glass masters, create your own perfumes using the perfume bottles made in our Furnace or sip a glass of wine while watching our Glass Masters at work. 

To reach The Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara Murano:  
1. Take the water bus in the direction of "Murano".
2. Get off of the water bus at "Colonna"; The first stop on the island of Murano.
3. From the boat platform, follow the street that runs slightly to the right and turns inside of the island along the canal.  This is Fondamenta dei Vetrai.
4. Cross the first bridge on the right.
5. Turn right at the foot of the bridge.
6. Go forward until you pass through the large metal gates.
7. Take the first street on the left.
8. The Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara will be on your left.

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