In John Neilson’s splendid and comprehensive account of the work of Ralph Beyer, the author recounts how in 1962 the lettering scholar Nicolete Gray’s review of Beyer’s inscriptions at Coventry Cathedral appeared in the journal Typographica.
On March 23, the first class of the Pointed Pen Calligraphy course for adults took place in the Children's Art Center. It's still not too late to enroll, make your handwriting beautiful, and acquire a skill that will let you stand out in the digital age where all skills boil down to keyboarding skills.
Amgalan Zhamsoev was exposed to the cascading lines of the Mongolian script in Buryatia as a young child, when his mother showed him a Buryat text written in the language’s original Mongolian alphabet.
Due to the fact that the Sokolniki International Exhibition Center is currently hosting a temporary hospital for patients with coronavirus infection, the International Exhibition of Calligraphy will not be held in 2021
Why is the Book of Esther the first commission for every Sofer? How long does it take to complete and how much does it cost? When and how was it first illustrated? Calligrapher Abraham Borshevsky answers all these questions in his interview with Jeps.ru
Tula History and Architecture Museum is preparing to launch a fascinating new exhibition "Russian Script: Tradition and Experiment".
A 24-year-old with a global presence and her teacher are among a few keeping the art of Arabic calligraphy alive in India
Group classes start in March. This year the school offers both online and in-person education. In-person classes will start on March 23 and April 3. The classes will be held at the Sokolniki Children's Art Center. Online classes will start on March 11 using the Zoom platform
On February 5, the Government of Japan adopted a bill on creating a registration system for intangible cultural heritage (including folklore). The bill, if passed, would help to better protect and preserve the culture of Japan.
We are pleased to announce that enrollment is now open for kids ages 7 and up for the "Penmanship" and "Beautiful Handwriting" courses at the National School of Calligraphy. The courses will begin in-person on February 6 at the Sokolniki Children's Art Center, classes will be held every Saturday until the end of May. Please register on the website or by phone: +7 (916) 205-09-78
The Central Library of Pskov is happy to announce a calligraphy workshop by Tatiana Beskhlebnaya, a graduate of the Design Department of Mathematical Modeling and Applied Game Theory Institute of Pskov State University, that will take place on January 2
Every year on January 23, the world celebrates Handwriting Day. The purpose of the holiday is to remind us about the importance of penmanship practice and the uniqueness of each person's handwriting. January 23 has been designated National Handwriting Day by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA).
Yaroslavl City History Museum invites you to visit an exhibition “Celebration of Russian National Writing - 2021" running from January 20 to February 8, 2021 in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Yuri Ivanovich Arutsev (1951-2020), Founder of the Original School "Russian Calligraphy and Vyaz" and the Museum of Russian National Writing
Due to the outbreak of the epidemic in Moscow and because the World Calligraphy Museum is located at the exhibition center used for medical purposes (to hospitalize patients with COVID-19 coronavirus infection), the management decided to close the museum until March 31, 2021.
Jeddah municipality, in partnership with the Oyoun Jeddah Charitable Association (OJCA), has launched an initiative to install 50 Arabic calligraphy murals across the city, including on some of its main flyovers.
Turkey's Presidential Communications Directorate is hosting a digital exhibition to commemorate Kazasker (chief judge) Mustafa Izzet Efendi, one of the greatest calligraphers of the Ottoman Empire
Japan has an annual tradition to pick the main character - the symbol of the past year. The kanji is then written with a large brush on the vertically installed canvas following all rules of calligraphy. On Monday, December 14, the Kanji of the year was selected.
Looking back on 2020, a year defined by the experience of a global pandemic, there has never been a better time to pause and take stock of our place in the world.
The art filled with emotions and life itself. A personal exhibition of the young local artist, Daria Nazarova, has opened in Zheleznogorsk. It's a unique experimental project created in partnership with the Chicory Center of Contemporary Art and the local history museum.
On November 22, the Russian Center of Ho Chi Minh State Pedagogical University hosted the traditional “Russian Calligraphy” fall contest. This year it was dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the birth of the famous Russian poet Sergei Yesenin.
Alexey Shaburov, Director of the Association of Private Museums of Russia discussed the development of classical calligraphy in Russia and in the world on the STEM and Humanities show on Radio Mayak.
The “Write Beautifully” 8th International open competition of calligraphic works was held in Stavropol in the memorial estate of the Stavropol artist and teacher Vasily Smirnov.