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.
Tomorrow, November 11, at 11:30, the Director of the World Calligraphy Museum, Alexey Shaburov, will appear as a guest on a live radio show on Radio Mayak.
On the morning of November 5, 2020, at the age of 69, after a serious and prolonged illness, an expert doctor of the highest category, calligrapher, monogram artist, writer, poet, public figure, founder of the Yaroslavl Historical and Genealogical Society, founder of the author's school “Russian Calligraphy and ligature "and the Museum of Russian National Writing Yuri Ivanovich Arutsev passed away.
Free workshops in Japanese calligraphy have started at the Sakhalin Regional Library. This year, the first lesson took place on October 24 at the information center for international cooperation of the Sakhalin Academic Library (SakhOUNB).
On October 28, the opening of the “Fatihah: New Meanings” exhibition will take place in the Gallery of Tatar Shamail of the Kazan Kremlin Museum & Reserve. Visitors will see the works of young and well-known calligraphers from Tatarstan.
Yulia Kartashova, host of the Where to Go in Moscow YouTube channel, has compiled her own list of favorite places in the park, which includes the World Calligraphy Museum
Equipped with a light and a camera, Karim Jabbari hopes his work can serve as a link between conservative traditional calligraphy and our augmented reality.
As the calligraphy art among youth is catching up in Kashmir, young artists are bringing in new ideas to give script writing a new touch.
Painting and calligraphy have been indispensable parts of life for people who live in Tonghai County, Yuxi City, Yunnan Province.
On October 11, Andrea Wunderlich, German calligrapher, artist and participant of the International Calligraphy Exhibition celebrates her birthday. Her work has been shaped by learning from world's best artists such as Denis Brown, Gottfried Pott, Sheila Waters and Ewen Clayton
The Iraqi artist and renowned calligrapher Hassan Massoudy is at home in Paris quietly reminiscing. Now well into his 70s, and having not returned to Iraq for 50 years, he can be excused the odd moment of nostalgia.
Born in 1944, Massoudy is an Iraqi painter currently living in Paris. He is considered as one of greatest living calligrapher of 21st century. Massoudy grew up in traditional society of Najaf and later in 1961 moved to Baghdad where he started to learn calligraphy from various calligraphers and eventually exhibited a talent for classic Arabic calligraphy
In accordance with the decree of the Mayor of Moscow and in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, we decided to temporary close the World Calligraphy Museum.
Anna Donchenko, a participant of the Great Chinese Calligraphy and Painting exhibition, a member of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a researcher of contemporary Chinese art, a member of the Central Board of the Russian-Chinese Friendship Society, pleases and delights people with her creative successes
October 1 is one of the most important holidays for the people of China, because every year this day marks the anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.