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The Colleagues of Calligraphy based in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. is pleased to have you visit our digital home. We hope you enjoy what you find here and see why we think the world is a more interesting place wherever calligraphy is found.


The Latest News

08.13.18 On Sunday, August 19, an exhibit featuring the work of long-time member Jean Heidenreich is opening at Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church! Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to see the beautiful calligraphy and art of one of our most prolific members!

08.06.18 Congratulations to Kris MacDonald for an Honorable Mention win in The Graceful Envelope 2018 contest! That is quite a feat! See her entry and read her entertaining story here.

08.03.18 Exciting news! We are manning a booth at the Great Minnesota Get-Together, the State Fair! Sign up now with Colleen Mlecoch to reserve your volunteer spot for our September 1 demo booth in the Creative Arts building. (You’ll get free admission!)

08.01.18 There are more Meet Ups planned for August! And the first one is tonight at Insight Brewery. Anyone is welcome (that means YOU!). Find the link to the details on the Calligraphy Calisthenics page. 

08.01.18 The final Practice Project Foundational challenge #7 is ready for you. You know what to do… here 

08.01.18  Have you read our programs director Jean Formo’s excellent guide for how to arrange a meaningful one and one-half day study time at HMML or a two and one-half day visit to study the manuscript holdings at HMML? The article tells you exactly how to do it, all the steps involved, and in what order to accomplish everything. Read it here.

07.10.18  We now have a space for members to share information of a more personal nature with their fellow colleagues. Visit the Members Only page now to become aware of things your fellow members “want you to know.” If you have an item you would like posted (or forgot your password), send an email to info@colleaguesofcalligraphy.com.


 

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to PROMOTE the critical practice of calligraphy as a craft and as an art form, and to ENCOURAGE individual excellence, and to FOSTER a wider appreciation and a deeper understanding of calligraphy, its history and applications through the free interchange of ideas and techniques.


Art credits this page:  Diane von Arx – Colleagues of Calligraphy logo

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