Introduction to Arabic Calligraphy

Beginner’s Arabic Calligraphy

This course will introduce participants to Arabic calligraphy and its historical context within the Arab-Muslim world. Students will be introduced to various Arabic calligraphy scripts and will be provided with persistent hands-on practice including in-class practice, individual/group instruction, and take-home assignments. This course will combine lectures with visual materials, discussion of reading and/or visual evidence, and hands-on practice with bamboo and ink.

Photo Credit: Leona M. Merk Photography

Time: 2:00PM-3:15 PM, Sundays, 1/22-2/26
Material Cost:
 $10 (expected cost to be incurred by students for materials)
Wafaa Alshimrty
Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of the Arabic alphabet is requested. 
 Center for Arabic Culture located at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, 6B, Somerville, MA
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