Category Archives: Society News

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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Spring 2017 Classes/Workshops Posted!

Our Spring 2016 Classes & Workshops have been posted! Details and descriptions here. Registration for all early spring workshops (thru April 29) is now open. Registation for late spring workshops (April 30 and beyond) will open at 7am on February 27 for … Continue reading

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Cynthia Dantzic’s Sabbatical Plus Exhibition: February 1–24

Cynthia Dantzic’s Sabbatical Plus Exhibition February 1–24, 2017 Nathan Resnick Showcase Gallery, Third floor, Library Learning Center 1 University Plaza, LIU Brooklyn Re-Scheduled Reception: Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. Many SoS-related items on display, including photographs at the Passionate Pen conference … Continue reading

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Eleanor Winters’ Workshops in Indonesia

Eleanor Winters spent four weeks this fall teaching in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jakarta. It was her third trip in three years to teach in Asia, but first time teaching in Jakarta. She reports that the students were wonderful, very enthusiastic … Continue reading

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“The Life & Times of Father Edward M. Catich” with Paul Herrera: Friday, December 9

Friday, December 9, 2016 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 served. We have one spot left in Paul’s workshop on December 17/18, and everyone is … Continue reading

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Beyond Words: Boston, September 12 – December 10

BEYOND WORDS: ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS IN BOSTON COLLECTIONS is the first exhibition to showcase highlights of illuminated manuscripts in the Boston area. An ambitious collaborative project, Beyond Words is notable for the size of its curatorial team, the number of lending … Continue reading

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(Tentative) Schedule for Spring 2017

Here’s a quick preview of our Spring Schedule. Please know that all dates/classes are subject to change until they are officially posted on our Classes/Workshops page. Registration for Classes will begin on January 23/24; registration for Workshops will begin on February 6/7. Current members … Continue reading

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