The Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting (SCH) enjoys being part of a community of societies, guilds and artists who promote interest and knowledge in the art form of beautiful lettering. 

2024 Graceful Envelope Contest

Calligraphers everywhere are encouraged to enter the 2024 Graceful Envelope Contest! The theme this year is MAPPING THE WORLD’S CITIES.

The Washington Calligraphers Guild would very much appreciate it if you would encourage your artistic friends to enter the 2024 Graceful Envelope Contest. A Call for Entries flier is attached.

Calligraphy Conferences

Roman Holiday

International Calligraphy Conference: Roman Holiday, June 22-29, 2024

IAMPETH Annual Conference, July 1-6, 2024

Online Calligraphy Classes

Calligraphy and Book-making Classes with Sally Penley

Additional Online Classes

Private or Group Lessons with Kathy Barker

Kathy Barker teaches private and group lessons in her home studio.  For further information or to arrange a lesson, please email Kathy Barker at

Classes with Lisa Tsang

Lisa Tsang is available to teach. View her resume and portfolio.

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