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Society of Scribes
Founded in 1974, we are a non-profit educational organization that promotes the study, teaching and practice of calligraphy and related disciplines.
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Type@Cooper Nov 8
Jerry Kelly's latest Kickstarter project is live. He's written a comprehensive biography of the highly influential type designer Hermann Zapf
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Society of Scribes Oct 31
Hey Y'All! Barbara Close is coming to NYC this weekend! There's one spot left in Copperplate Garden, Sat 11/03 and a few spots left in Power Pages, Sun 11/04! Don't miss out!
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Society of Scribes Sep 25
Curious about calligraphy? Join us this Friday, 09/28 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for Paper & Ink Play Day! There will be calligraphy and supply demos throughout the evening. Or bring your own project to work on, and supplies to show and share.
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Society of Scribes Sep 19
Elinor Holland's I class starts this Sunday 09/23 and runs for 4 weeks. There's only a few spots left so reserve your spot now! Don't miss a chance to learn this elegant hand developed during the age of the great writing masters.
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Society of Scribes Sep 18
There's only a few spots left in @kathymilicicreative one-day "Modern Storybook Script" this Sunday, September 23rd. Spend the weekend learning a casual playful script that you can make your own!
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Society of Scribes Sep 17
Don't miss a chance to learn and practice calligraphy from master calligrapher Anna Pinto. There are only a few spots left on her 5 week Italic I class starting this Saturday Sept. 22nd.
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Society of Scribes Sep 17
🚨✍️🚨✍️🚨 Our Fall 2018 and are out and filling up fast. We have such a great line-up this season. Sign up now and don't miss out on learning from some of the best calligraphers in the world!

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Society of Scribes Sep 13
Registration for many new fall classes/workshops will begin tomorrow at 7am for members; Saturday for general public. Join us for workshops with Elmo van Slingerland, Barbara Calzolari, Barbara Close and more!
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Society of Scribes Aug 23
Here's a fun postcard contest! turns 20 next month, and we can't wait to see the all the beautiful entries! Send by 9/10 to participate; 10 winners will receive $20 gift certificate.
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Society of Scribes Aug 10
Huy Hoang Dao will be in NYC Saturday 8/11 - come to a Pen Meet @ SVA Annex, 214 E. 21st St, Rm 701A from 4:30-5:30. He'll have a selection of handmade pens for sale. All are welcome, pls RSVP so we don't miss you.
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Society of Scribes Jul 16
Learn Arabic calligraphy from one of the best! Intro to Thuluth w/ Elinor Holland on August 4/5.
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Society of Scribes Jul 11
Kathy Milici is back with 2 Modern Storybook Script workshops on 7/22 & 7/29. This is the hand on which her popular Gratitude font is based -- don't miss it!
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Society of Scribes Jun 28
Christopher Calderhead is doing a residency (The Observatory) on Governor's Island through July 9. More info here: or see photos on his tumbler:
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Society of Scribes Jun 27
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about working with color from Cynthia Dantzic, a former student of Josef Albers. This Saturday June 30th 10-4pm Join us for a colorful weekend! 
(photo by Susan Story)
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Typographics Jun 13
The building is ready to welcome our guests. Can’t miss it! See you soon!
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Typographics Jun 2
We've added a new tour, co-presented with @societyofscribes for June 17 w/Christopher Calderhead "Beyond Trajan: Greek and Roman Inscriptions at the "
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Society of Scribes Jun 1
No weekend plans yet? There’s still some seats left in Marcy Robinson’s “Gothicized Italic” workshop tomorrow, Saturday June 2nd. One day from 10 to 5, only $80!  5/5 calligraphers agree there’s no better way to ride out the cloudy, muggy weather than making beautiful letters 🤓
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Society of Scribes Jun 1
Ten Years of Letter Arts Review w/ Christopher Calderhead, June 11 @ 6:30pm Rose Auditorium.
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Society of Scribes Apr 25
If you're in Greenwich CT, Karen Gorst will be teaching Copperplate at Saint Clair Stationers weekly 6-8pm from 5/17-6/14. More info:
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Society of Scribes Apr 19
Calligraphic windows!! On Love: the Art of Lines, Shapes, Symbols @BrookfieldPLNY Watch as artists paint & create in the next 2 weeks; windows will be up thru 4/29. More info here:
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