Category Archives: Society News

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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NEW December Workshops!

We’ve just added two NEW December workshops! Sunday, December 4, 2016 – Write with White Workshop with Kathy Milici A brand new workshop from Kathy Milici! — Just in time for the holidays and based on popular questions from social media: Have … Continue reading

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Holiday Fair 2016: Sunday, November 13

  Society of Scribes Annual Holiday Fair! Sunday, November 13, 2016 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 & … Continue reading

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NYC Events with Elinor Holland, Carl Rohrs, Paul Antonio

Some of our favorite calligraphers will be teaching and lecturing in New York City in the next few weeks: Elinor Holland: Thuluth Script, Letter by Letter November 5, November 19, December 4 from 10:00 to 3:30 Fordham University Lincoln Center … Continue reading

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Jane Sullivan Book Signing & Demo: Wednesday, November 9 @ The Ink Pad

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 5 to 7 pm The Ink Pad, 37 Seventh Avenue @ 13th Street Free and open to the public: please RSVP here. We’re so excited to welcome fantasy artist, calligrapher and illuminator Jane Sullivan from France … Continue reading

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“Calligraphic Transformation” with Mehdi Saeedi: Tuesday, October 18 @ TDC

Mehdi Saeedi: Calligraphic Transformation Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Type Directors Club, 347 W. 36th Street TDC members $5, non-members $22.09, students $16.82 Register online here. Members may be interested in this lecture, sponsored by our friends … Continue reading

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“Fundamentals of Contemporary Pointed Pen” Lecture by James Farrell: Friday, September 23

Friday, September 23, 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. James’ weekend workshop is sold out, but everyone is welcome to attend his … Continue reading

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“Waters Rising” with Sheila Waters & Julian Waters: Friday, October 7 @ Grolier Club

Waters Rising: An Evening with Sheila Waters & Julian Waters Friday, October 7, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm (refreshments at 5:30) The Grolier Club, 47 E. 60th Street Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Books available for … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Classes/Workshops Posted!

Our Fall 2016 Classes & Workshops have been posted! Details, descriptions and registration here. But that’s not all! Please save the dates for these upcoming events: Saturday, September 10 – Paper & Ink Play Day Friday, October 7 – Waters Rising with Sheila … Continue reading

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(Tentative) Schedule for Fall 2016

Here’s a preview of our Fall Schedule…  All dates/classes are still subject to change until they are officially posted on our Classes/Workshops page. Current members will get 24-hour pre-registration links around 4/5pm on August 19; links will be posted for the public on August 20. … Continue reading

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We’re Celebrating “The Calligraphy of Alice” with 3 Free Autographed Copies!

We couldn’t be more excited about the upcoming publication of The Calligraphy of Alice, and we’d like to celebrate Alice’s work by giving away three autographed copies of her new book! To enter, please reply/share/tag on Facebook —or— send a handwritten … Continue reading

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“The Calligraphy of Alice” on Kickstarter: June 24 – July 30

“The Calligraphy of Alice” Kickstarter campaign: June 24 – July 30, 2016 While Alice’s work is known to scribes all over, the vast body of her graphic output remains unseen and uncollected. With your help, this first-ever compilation of Alice’s art … Continue reading

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Paste Paper Play Day: Saturday, June 18

Paste Paper Play Day! Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 12 to 4pm SVA Annex, Room 702A Please register here. We had so much fun in Anna Pinto’s Paste Paper workshop last month — we’re setting up a “Play Day” to make even … Continue reading

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