The Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting (SCH) meeting schedule for the current year is listed below. View the meetings page for the time, location and directions to the meeting. Please arrive fragrance-free out of respect for others with sensitivities.
July 22, 2023
Calligraphy Meetup with Nina Tran (In-person only)
SCH is co-hosting a casual calligraphy meetup with Nina Tran on Saturday, July 22nd, from 2 to 4 PM at Titan Robotics. Bring a friend and join us for a casual afternoon of writing and chatting about all things calligraphy. Bring your favorite writing materials and light refreshments to share with 3-4 people.
September 21, 2023
Italic from the Mira Calligraphiae with Kathy Barker (Hybrid meeting)
Go back in history to explore a Renaissance treasure, Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta, Model book of Calligraphy (1561 – 1562) now housed at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Its exquisite pages with masterful calligraphy by Georg Bocskay and are also enhanced by beautiful natural science illustrations by Joris Hoefnagel. Included in the presentation will be a demonstration of a classic italic hand as well as elegant flourishes taken from “Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta”. A part of our study will also include insights into the creation of the exquisite botanical illustrations that adorn the pages.
October 19, 2023
Book of Kells: A Paleographer’s Deep Dive into a Celtic Masterpiece – Sharing a Look into the Scribe’s Creative Process (Hybrid meeting)
Steve Herold will bring several facsimiles of manuscripts & some ancient artifacts that connect history to the world of books in the early Middle Ages.
November 16, 2023
Holiday Dirds with Suzi Beringer (Online meeting only)
January 18, 2024
Valentine Parallel Pen Challenge with Violet Smythe (Online meeting only)
February 15, 2024
TBA with Katherine Malmsten (Hybrid meeting)
March 21, 2024
Contemporary Asian Script with Masako Tsuoka (Online meeting only)
April 18, 2024
Calligraphy with Cathy Shiovitz (Hybrid meeting)
May 16, 2024
Procreate with Sara Wilkes (Hybrid meeting)