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Mosaic courses

01 août - 31 octobre 2022

The course will take place at the Rigel hotel, located in the Lido of Venice, and includes 6 days of morning lessons and 1 afternoon dedicated to the scheduled visit, while you will be free during the remaining afternoons to visit the city on your own, enjoy the beach of the Lido or simply continue in the shade of the trees of the Rigel hotel garden to lay one tile after another to give shape to your creativity, your mosaic.

Cost of the room: € 470 in a single room (arrival on Sunday, departure on Sunday morning) The course will take place from Monday 01st to Saturday 06th August inclusive and from Monday 19th to Saturday 24th September inclusive

Cost of the course: 460 € with 6 days of lessons (24 hours) plus the possibility of working in the afternoons after the lesson time;

the course will take place with a minimum of 3

For any accompanying persons, ask for the offers combined with the course!

Corso di mosaico Venezia - Hotel Rigel
Corso di mosaico a Venezia

Carolina Zanelli

She was born in Udine, after the classical high school she graduated in cello at the Conservatory of Castelfranco Veneto (Tv), but then she changed direction and in 1995 she graduated as a mosaic teacher at the Mosaic School of Friuli in Spilimbergo (Pn). Since then she has lived mainly making and teaching mosaic in Italy and abroad. Starting from many years of experience as a teacher at the Mosaic School of Friuli, with which she still collaborates for short courses, she has specialized in the latter by collaborating with many institutions, holding courses from prisons to schools, at her own laboratory. Abroad she has taught courses or worked on various mosaic projects in Palestine, Holland, California, South Africa, annually in Chicago. You have participated in group exhibitions in Italy and abroad. A mosaic of her can be found in Sonia King’s book MOSAIC, Sterling, an interview with her in Vanity Fair magazine (April 2008). You collaborate with architects, private individuals and public bodies.

During the course the basic elements of mosaic techniques will be addressed:

  • the program is personalized and each student receives all the attention and instructions according to his level and needs
  • cutting and preparation of materials with the use of the traditional hammer
  • study of trends
  • composition of subjects with direct technique proposed by the teacher and by the participants (or subjects proposed by the students only if approved by the teacher)
  • notions of mosaic history
The registration fee includes:

  • the use of equipment
  • the materials for the execution of the mosaics (the use of Venetian enamels and marble is foreseen; gold materials are excluded)
  • the issue of a certificate of attendance-insurance coverage
  • the ownership of the mosaics made
  • visit of a Venetian enamel manufacturer
  • individual accommodation in a hotel room with buffet breakfast included (7 nights)

Hotel Rigel au Lido de Venise

L’hôtel est situé à moins de cinq minutes à pied de l’embarcadère des bateaux (les transports publics de Venise) qui relient jour et nuit, sans interruption, le Lido et la place Saint-Marc.


Nos chambres

Les 42 chambres de l’Hotel Rigel du Lido sont uniques pour le choix de leur mobilier et pour l’atmosphère qu’elles transmettent, toujours inspirées par des sujets variés et fascinants liés à une période historique, à un lieu ou à un personnage célèbre.