The Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy can not only provide unique collections but also an opportunity to meet the authors of masterpieces exhibited at the museum and attend their master classes during exhibition time, festivals, and one-day theme events. The museum is so young, but it has already held many an interesting event. The best is yet to come!
At the last weekend of the outgoing year the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy held a master class Calligraphy in the Church Art conducted by the calligrapher Grigory Marakuev. On the example of the development of the ornamental script Grigory Marakuev told the participants of the master class about the history of calligraphy in the church art during the period of time from the 15th to the 18th century
On Sunday, at the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, The Art of Stained Glass Mosaic master class was held. Elena Nechiporenko, an artist specializing in stain glass from Valery Pereskokov’s ART-Venzel studio, told the audience about applying technology in the art of stained glass and demonstrated stained glass calligraphy painting.
A master class on ceramic calligraphy by Sergey Shikhachevsky was successfully held on the premises of the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy last Sunday, on March 1st, 2015. During the master class, the participants got to know about the history of ceramic calligraphy, learned about the difference between the Latin and Cyrillic fonts.
A master class by Artyom Lebedev, a famous calligrapher, typographer, member of the National Union of Calligraphers was held at the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy on Sunday, November 30th. The calligraphy master demonstrated how to use a pen with a flat stylus for contrast and soft writing; for lowercase and uppercase letters.
Last weekend the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy saw two master-classes organized as part of the Calligraphy, Water, And Chance one-man exhibition by Vitaly Shapovalov. On Saturday, during the live session, Vitaly Shapovalov shared secrets of his unique mastery with the guests of the event and also made a guided tour of the exhibition presenting his works. As the discussion went on, the guests of the museum asked many interesting questions on the calligraphy technique Vitaly Shapovalov uses, on his art and the art of beautiful writing.
On Sunday, the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy witnessed a master-class on the art of the monogram hosted by Svetlana Andreyeva, member of the Professional Union of Artists of Russia. The expert explained that every monogram could be inscribed inside a square, a circle, a rectangle, and other figures, you only had to bear in mind the whole composition.
On Sunday Kim Jong Chil, an eminent Korean calligrapher, conducted an exclusive master-class for the guests of the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy. In the beginning Yang Min Jong, Director of the Korean Cultural Centre under the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Russia, gave a talk on Korean culture.
October 15-16, 2011. Workshops for adults and children on the occasion of opening a new season at the museum
On October 15-16, the Contemporary museum of calligraphy was officially opened after summer holidays. In honor of the event the museum management organized some workshops on European calligraphy with the participation of the National Union of Calligraphers and the International Exhibition of Calligraphy project.
On May 22 the Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy began celebrating the Days of Slavic Writing. The guests could see a new exposition that included true masterpieces of Slavonic calligraphy: old manuscripts, birch bark calligraphy of our days, first pages of the Gospel of John, and many other exhibits.