Category Archives: Society News

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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Newark Lettering Tour with Paul Shaw: Sunday, June 19

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Paul Shaw’s lettering tours of New York’s five boroughs for the Type Directors Club, and the 20th anniversary of the Legacy of Letters tours of Italy, originally done with Garrett Boge but now with Alta … Continue reading

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A Show of Hands: Asheville, June 25 – July 2

There’s still space available in this summer’s 35th Annual International Calligraphy Conference, to be held at Warren Wilson College near Asheville, North Carolina. We’ll have a number of SoS members in the New York contingent—join us and join the fun! More … Continue reading

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Typographics: June 13 – 23 @ Cooper Union

Typographics: A Design Festival for People Who Use Type June 13–23, 2016, Cooper Union, New York City We’re happy to be one of the sponsors of Typographics, a design festival of interest to our members… Typographics is an 11-day design festival … Continue reading

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“The Golden Age of American Penmanship” with Michael Knies: Thursday, June 9 @ TDC

Michael Knies: The Golden Age of American Penmanship Thursday, June 9, 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 … Continue reading

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Summer Sweep: Saturday, June 11

Sell, Swap, Share, Show! Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 12 to 4pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Rooms 703A Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome! Be sure to join us on Saturday, June 11, at our … Continue reading

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“Georgia—Each Letter Is A Person” Lecture by Carl Rohrs: Friday, June 3

Friday, June 3, 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. Georgia Deaver, of course, was a stunningly original, influential and fluid calligrapher … Continue reading

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NEW! Lecture & Workshops with Carl Rohrs: June 3–6

“Georgia: Each Letter is a Person” Slide Lecture with Carl Rohrs Friday, June 3, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Guests are welcome. Psychedelic … Continue reading

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Free Fridays at Brooklyn Historical Society: Friday, May 6

Brooklyn Historical Society, Free Fridays Friday, May 6, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Free and open to the public. This month’s theme is “Keep in Touch” and there will be many related activities, tours, and readings. The … Continue reading

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