Category Archives: Society News

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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“Pens and Protocol” Lecture by Pat Blair: Friday, April 29

Friday, April 29, 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. Pat Blair’s workshop sold out in just under two hours, but everyone … Continue reading

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Paste Paper Party! with Anna Pinto: Saturday, May 14

Paste Paper Party! Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 702A Details and registration here. Letters Mingle Souls… but first let there be paper! As early as the 16th century, a … Continue reading

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“The Unique Book” Lecture by Nancy Culmone: Sunday, April 17

Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 4:30 to 6:00 pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. Nancy will show a recently completed unique book entitled Ojitos Flora. She will … Continue reading

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“Envelope Art” Lecture by Carol DuBosch: Friday, March 11

Friday, March 11, 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. Still two spots left in Carol’s popular workshop: Bone Alphabet on March 12/13. … Continue reading

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New Workshop! Fancy & Fearless: Flourished Script Caps with Kathy Milici on March 6

Fancy & Fearless: Flourished Script Caps with Kathy Milici Sunday, March 6, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm $80 members/$100 non-members This workshop is not for the faint of heart! Ramp up your existing pointed pen style by learning the … Continue reading

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2016 Annual General Meeting: Calligraphy in the Cold with Christopher Haanes

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm (Lecture at 6:30) The National Arts Club, Marquis Gallery 15 Gramercy Park South (between Park Avenue and Irving Place) Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP … Continue reading

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Deborah Nadel Exhibition: Syosset, February 6 – 26, 2016

Deborah Nadel, Calligraphic Illustration February 6 – 26, 2016 Syosset Public Library Art Gallery 225 South Oyster Bay Road, Syosset, New York 11791 About Deborah… beautiful lettering and calligraphy, luxurious paper and printing… Longtime SoS member Deborah Nadel is a … Continue reading

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Eleanor Winters Exhibition: Detroit, January 27 – May 15

A la Mémoire des Enfants Déportés January 27 – May 15, 2016 The Holocaust Memorial Center 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334 www.holocaustcenter.org SoS instructor Eleanor Winters’ delicate yet powerful calligraphic artworks evoke the memory of the 11,400 … Continue reading

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Spring 2016 Classes/Workshops Posted!

Our Spring 2016 Classes & Workshops have just been posted. Details, descriptions and registration here. But that’s not all! In addition to those already-posted, please save the dates for the following soon-to-be-posted workshops: Late Spring/Early Summer Workshops! Fancy & Fearless: Super … Continue reading

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The Graceful Envelope 2016: Call for Entries

Calligraphers everywhere are invited to participate in the 22nd annual Graceful Envelope Contest, conducted by the Washington (DC) Calligraphers Guild and the National Association of Letter Carriers. The contest is open to all ages, with separate categories for children. There … Continue reading

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(Tentative) Schedule for Spring 2016

Here’s a quick preview of our Spring Schedule…  Please be aware that all dates/classes are subject to change until they are officially posted on our Classes/Workshops page. Members’ Pre-Registration links have been emailed to our current members. Registration links will be posted online for everyone … Continue reading

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“From A to Z” Lecture by Poet David Annwn: Friday, December 11

From A to Z: “Against the Odds” to “The Zorn Suite” Friday, December 11, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm School of Visual Arts Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A Free and open to the public. Guests welcome. Refreshments … Continue reading

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