WCG logo by Sheila Waters
Founded in 1976, the Washington Calligraphers Guild is a nonprofit organizationof more than 500 U.S. and international lettering artists of all skill levels, from professional scribes to enthusiastic beginners and non-calligraphers who appreciate the lettering and book arts.

Illuminated letter by Lubna Zahid

 

About the Washington Calligraphers Guild
Calligraphy classes in the Washington area
Exhibitshand
Freelance calligraphers ~ Hire a lettering artist
Graceful Envelope Contest ~ ANNOUNCING THE 2020 CONTEST!
History of calligraphy, lettering and typeface design
Library
Links to websites of interest
Meetings ~ Next program November 16
Membership information ~ How to join or renew
Scholarships ~ The Zapf Education Fund
Scripsit ~ WCG's journal
Workshops ~ Register for Fall 2019 Workshops


25 Years of
Graceful Envelopes


The Fall 2019 Scripsit celebrates many of the envelope masterpieces selected as Graceful Envelope Contest winners since the contest's inception 25 years ago. Enjoy 270 Graceful Envelopes by 147 lettering artists in 48 full-color pages
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WCG members should receive their copies in a few weeks. Not a member? How to join.
How to order as a nonmember

 
 

November Workshop Retreat

Denis Brown teaches Celtic Hybrid Script (for all levels, except complete beginners). November 14-17 (Arrive Wed, Nov. 13 for dinner at 7:00 thru Sunday at 4:30), Claggett Center
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Artwork by Sheila Waters for her series of articles in Letter Arts Review magazineE-mail the Guild

Last updated Nov. 7, 2019 by the Washington Calligraphers Guild
P.O. Box 3688, Merrifield, VA 22116

WCG logo at top and "Calligraphy" above by Sheila Waters. The "abcxyz" artwork displayed along the left side of every page of this website is by Charlie Hughes and © Washington Calligraphers Guild.

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