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Holiday Fair 2017: Sunday, November 12

Society of Scribes Annual Holiday Fair! Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11am to 4pm  The Brotherhood Synagogue, 28 Gramercy Park South (20th Street between 3rd Avenue & Irving Place) Free Admission! Open to the public! Guests are welcome! Paper & Ink … Continue reading

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NEW! Holiday Flourishes with Kathy Milici: Sunday, October 29

Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:15 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 701A $80 members/$100 non-members ($5 materials fee). More information and registration here. Just in time for the holidays, we’ve added a new class with … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Ziller Inks: Saturday, October 14

Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 701A $20 members/$25 non-members (includes a set of sample inks!) Register here. Ziller of Kansas City has been bringing to the calligraphic art world … Continue reading

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“American Penmanship: The Handwriting Journey of Our Nation” with Michael Sull: Friday, October 20

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 701A Free and open to the public, guests are welcome. Refreshments served. Relatively speaking, our American republic is a relatively young country compared to … Continue reading

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Italic with Anna Pinto: 5 Saturdays starting September 30

Italic I with Anna Pinto 5 Saturdays from Sept 30 thru Nov 4, 2017 from 9:30 to 2:00 SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 702A $260 members and non-members Register online here. Italic is the graceful, elegant handwriting of the Italian Renaissance. … Continue reading

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Copperplate with Elinor Holland: 4 Sundays starting October 8 (Extended!)

Copperplate I with Elinor Holland (Start Date Extended!) 4 Sundays from Oct 8 thru Oct 29, 2017, from 10:00 to 4:00 SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 702A $260 members and non-members (pro-rated) Register online here. Start date extended: Join us … Continue reading

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Storybook Illumination with Renee Jorgensen: Saturday/Sunday, September 23 & 24

The Telling Magic of Storybook Illumination with Renee Jorgensen Saturday/Sunday, September 23 & 24, 2017 $160 members/$200 non-members Storybook Illumination was offered in 2013 at the Colorado Springs calligraphy conference. It has taken until 2017 for SoS to have Renee … Continue reading

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“Ismar David and the First Hebrew Typeface Family” with Shani Avni: Wednesday, August 9 @ TDC

Shani Avni: Ismar David and the First Hebrew Typeface Family Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Type Directors Club, 347 W. 36th Street #603 TDC members $5, non-members $22.09, students $16.82 Register online here. Members may be interested in this … Continue reading

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Fall 2017 Classes/Workshops!

Introducing our Fall 2017 Classes/Workshops. ** Registration will open on August 4th: current members will get an email with pre-registration links at 7am; links will be published online for everybody on August 5th. Classes 2 Sundays, Sept 17 & 24 – Copperplate … Continue reading

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“Boudens Times Six” with Liesbet Boudens: Sunday, July 16

Boudens Times Six: A Slide Lecture by Liesbet Boudens Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. The Society is thrilled to welcome … Continue reading

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Summer Sweep 2017: Sunday, July 30

  Sell, Swap, Share, Show! Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 12 to 4pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 702A Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome! Be sure to join us on Sunday, July 30, at our … Continue reading

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The Calligraphy Revival 1906–2016 @ The Grolier Club: May 17–July 29

The Calligraphy Revival 1906–2016 at the Grolier Club: An exhibition of the art of beautiful writing The word calligraphy comes from the Greek for “beautiful” (calli) and “writing” (graphy).  It is an art with a long and noble history, going back … Continue reading

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“The Art of the Flourish” with Heather Held: Sunday, April 30

The Art of the Flourish: A Slide Lecture by Heather Held Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 4:45 to 6:00 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. Heather Held will … Continue reading

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“Stroke Sequence: My Ramblings through the Alphabet” with Amity Parks: Friday, May 19

Stroke Sequence: My Ramblings through the Alphabet A Slide Lecture by Amity Parks Friday, May 19, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Refreshments … Continue reading

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Allentown Paper Arts Festival & Long Island Pen Show: Sat/Sun, April 1 & 2

Allentown Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10 to 5 Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 11 to 4 Allentown Fairgrounds, Bill Harris Agricultural Hall 302 North 17th Street, Allentown, PA 18104 Featuring: Art Rubber Stamping, … Continue reading

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Spring Fling Mini-Workshops: Saturday, April 8

  Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Rooms 701A/702A $40 members/$50 non-members (includes materials & lunch) Details here. Registration here. Join us for the maiden voyage of what we hope will be … Continue reading

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John Neal Books in NYC: Sat/Sun, April 8 & 9

John Neal Books Pop-Up Shop! Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10am to 6pm (with Spring Fling Mini-Workshops!) Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 12pm to 5pm (with Scriptorium/Play Day!) SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A $25 Gift Certificates given … Continue reading

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“Linear Language” Artists Reception & Gallery Talk: Thursday, March 23

Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm (Gallery Talk at 7:00 pm) National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, Trask Gallery Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Our show runs through April 1st; the NAC is open Monday … Continue reading

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2017 Open Members’ Exhibition: March 7 thru April 1

Linear Language: Annual Members’ Open Exhibition March 7 through April 1, 2017 National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, Trask Gallery The National Arts Club is free and open to the public Monday–Friday from 10 to 5. Artists’ Reception & Gallery … Continue reading

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2017 Annual General Meeting: “A la Memoire des Enfants Déportés” with Eleanor Winters

A la Memoire des Enfants Déportés: Calligraphic Paintings “in Memory of the Children” Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm (Lecture at 6:00) The National Arts Club, Marquis Gallery 15 Gramercy Park South (between Park Avenue and Irving Place) … Continue reading

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