The Edmonton Calligraphic Society is a non-profit organization formed in February 1986. The objective of the society is to develop and refine calligraphy and related crafts among members and to introduce and promote calligraphy as an art form to the general public in and around Edmonton. If you wish to see previous posts, please go to our Blog page.
Membership is available on Eventbrite. An annual membership costs just $45.00 for Canadian Members and $55.00 for USA/International members and provides you with member benefits from July 1st/2022 through June 30th/2023. For more information on Membership benefits go to our Membership page.
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Memberships for the 2022/23 Membership year are now available.
WE ARE WORKING TO PROVIDE YOU WITH AN EXCITING YEAR OF CALLIGRAPHY INSTRUCTION AND DEMONSTRATIONS DELIVERED TO YOU IN PERSON AND VIRTUALLY.
April 5th/2023 is our next meeting date & Monthly Meeting Class.
Time: Doors open 5:45 pm – In person class at Millwoods Senior and Multicultural Centre.
Instructor: Pauline Baynes
Class: “Pointed Pen”
For more information: Meetings
Membership gives members access to the monthly meeting classes. Please go to this link to learn more about membership benefits OR to become a member: Membership
The Edmonton Calligraphic Society (ECS) will be hosting General Meetings in person and there will be 4 meetings done virtually for the 2022/23 year. General Meetings are designed to provide ECS members with the time and space to practice their calligraphy, gain valuable feedback and advice from fellow letterers, and learn about upcoming calligraphic events and volunteer opportunities.
Mailing Address: PO Box 32033, 607 2331 66 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6K 4C2
The 2022/23 Membership year will be a combination of in person and online. Normally, General Meetings are typically hosted on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:00 – 8:50 PM at the Millwoods Seniors and Multicultural Centre, 2610 Hewes Way NW, Edmonton, AB. Please note that this address also houses the Millwoods Public Library.
A reminder that our membership year is from July 1st to June 30th.
Ink Drops March/2023
April Meeting (In Person) Next Meeting: April 5, 2023 Time: 6:00 pm (Doors open at 5:45pm) Instructor: Pauline Baynes Class: Pointed Pen Carolingian Below is the information for the ECS “Learn to Letter”... READ MORE
April 5th Meeting
The class for the April 5th meeting will be pointed pen. The class is also available to ECS non-members by registering for the class through Eventbrite. This class is designed as a Learn... READ MORE
Ink Drops, February 2023
Ink Drops edition for February of 2023. Thank you to Amy Bollana for another great edition of Ink Drops and everyone who contributed to this edition. Please note that links to various websites are... READ MORE
Mentor Meetup for March
To register for the March Mentor Meetup: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/beginning-foundational-hand-tickets-571974911357 Sat, 25 March 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM MDT St. Paul’s Anglican Church 10127 145 Street Northwest Edmonton, AB T5N 2X6 About this event:... READ MORE
Wednesday March 1st/2023 Meeting
Thank you Barbara Pankratz for leading the program for our first in person meeting of 2023. READ MORE
Mentor Meetup for February, 2023
In Person Event, Saturday, February 25 from 10 am – 2 pm About this event: This class will explore the Neuland typeface / hand and several of its common variants. Since no broad... READ MORE
Ink Drops, January 2023
Next Meeting is March 1st, 2023. In Person at the Millwoods Senior & Multicultural Centre Instructor: Barbara Pankratz Class: Decorated Envelopes Links to Amy Bollana’s Informations Website: www.amybollanadesign.com Instagram: @amybollanadesign Contact for Mentor... READ MORE
We have an upcoming Edmonton Calligraphic Society Outreach event at the Bountiful Farmers’ Market https://bountifulmarkets.com/ on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9 to 4, and Sunday, Feb. 12 from 10 to 4. ECS will have a variety of Valentine/Love/Kindness-themed items... READ MORE