Category Archives: Society News

“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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“Linear Language” Reception & Gallery Talk: Monday, November 23

Monday, November 23, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, Trask Gallery Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Join us for a reception and gallery talk to celebrate our 2015 annual open … Continue reading

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“Expression in Form, Rhythm & Movement” Lecture by John Stevens @ Cooper Union: Monday, November 16

Monday, November 16, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square Free and open to the public. Please RSVP here. A look at the thematic visual elements and relationships of letterforming from a craft & … Continue reading

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Hermann Zapf Memorial @ The Grolier Club: Monday, November 9

Monday, November 9, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm The Grolier Club, 47 E. 60th Street Free and open to the public. Refreshments served. Please RSVP here. It was said of the great British architect, Sir Christopher Wren (1632–1723), “if … Continue reading

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“The Legacy of Greek Letters” Lecture by Georgia Angelopoulos: Friday, November 6

Friday, November 6, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:00pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. We’re so happy Georgia Angelopoulos is joining us this weekend! Looking forward to … Continue reading

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“100 New York Calligraphers” Book Signing: Wednesday, October 21

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 8:00pm National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. Come and meet some of New York’s most distinguished scribes, who will display recent works in … Continue reading

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“Writing with Punctuation” Lecture by Lee Ann Clark: Friday, October 23

Friday, October 23, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:00pm SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st Street, Room 703A Free and open to the public. Guests are welcome. Refreshments served. [NEWS FLASH! There is space available in Lee Ann’s workshop this weekend! It’s … Continue reading

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2015 Members’ Open Exhibition: November 3 thru November 27

Linear Language: Annual Members’ Open Exhibition November 3 through November 27, 2015 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. Reception & Gallery … Continue reading

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Holiday Fair 2015: Sunday, November 1

Society of Scribes Annual Holiday Fair! Sunday, November 1, 2015 from 11am to 4pm  The Brotherhood Synagogue, 28 Gramercy Park South (between 3rd Ave/Irving Pl) Free Admission! Open to the public, guests are welcome! Join us for the event of … Continue reading

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