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.

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Next meeting is October 3rd/2018. The Letters and Lines theme is “Scary Stuff.”
The Lettering Class is “Brush Lettering”.

To find out more about the “Brush Lettering” class or to register click on the photo below:



Our Edmonton Calligraphic Society is delighted to invite local lettering artist, Kelly Klapstein, to our October 3 meeting. She is a brush-letter expert who has travelled the world giving workshops, and we are proud to present our fellow Edmontonian next month. She will provide pens to use and paper necessary for the lesson. Space is limited, so don’t delay in getting your ticket!




Come prepared to sign up for this year’s membership. (Reminder: membership year is July 1st to June 30th.)

Five times per year, the Edmonton Calligraphic Society (ECS) hosts General Meetings. 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.

General Meetings are typically hosted on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:00 – 8:50 PM at the Millwoods Library, Seniors and Multicultural Centre (2610 Hewes Way NW #210, Edmonton, AB T6L OA9.)

A reminder that our membership year is from July 1st to June 30th. For more information, please go to our Membership Page.


September’s Meeting Information

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Edmonton Calligraphic Society General Meeting September 5, 2018 Location: 2nd floor, 2610- Hewes Way, Edmonton   Agenda 5:45 Doors open for set up. Come early and lend a hand! 6:00 Workshop & Membership... READ MORE

July Ink Drops

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Welcome to the latest edition of Ink Drops.   There is a registration form to become a Member at the end of Ink Drops. For only the membership registration form:  Membership registration form.... READ MORE

May’s Meeting

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The meeting started with the silent Auction which continued throughout the evening. Some items featured below.                                  ... READ MORE

Open Studio Days

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for the Edmonton Calligraphic Society began today. Open Studio days are held at the Artelier (10007 80 Ave NW, Edmonton). These free (no cost to members) Studio Days will feature follow up activities for... READ MORE

Italic class with Alexis Reiter

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  Thank you to Alexis Reiter for teaching this Italic Class.  Thank you as well to the participants who share their work with us.  Thank you to Cynthia Zimmerman for the photos.  ... READ MORE

Ink Drops

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April, 2018 April Meeting: Thank you to Pauline Baynes for the Learn to Letter session at the April meeting. Our document camera was not focusing and Pauline hit the floor and gave one-on-one... READ MORE

APRIL 4th Meeting

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     5:45:     Doors open for setup. Come early and lend a hand!   Bring and display your “DANCE” lettering challenge/ practice pages. It would be great if those who attended March’s... READ MORE


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ECS is delighted to share some pictures of Member’s work from Letters & Lines as well as our latest workshop, “Pointed Pen Uncial & Fancy Caps.”  Thank you to everyone for sharing their... READ MORE