Master classes

Master classes by outstanding calligraphers will be held on the Sundays during the exhibition:


14:00 — 15:30 Showcase of The Gospel of Mark, a handwritten calligraphy book by Apollinaria Mishina. The work consists of a series of illustrations on 155 pages, 104 of which are miniatures made in the colour etching technique and illuminated with gold leaf. Specially for this book, the author has worked out a calligraphic font on the half-uncial basis. The book has already been highly praised by the Russian Orthodox Church.

15:30 — 16:30 Mohan Saraf: Master-class on Indian Calligraphy. Mohan Saraf, a calligrapher and a photographer will reveal the secrets of Indian writing systems to all interested.


12:00 — 13:30 The History of Calligraphy of Russia and Western Europe by Dmitry Petrovsky

14:00 — 15:30 Arabian and Persian Calligraphy, Kufic Writing by Arash Shirinbad (USA).


13:00 — 14:30 Valery Pereskokov, Elena Nechiporenko «The Art of Stained Glass Mosaic.»


13:00 — 14:30 Pointed Pen, a master class for children by Dina Zhuravleva.


13:00 — 15:00 Japanese Calligraphy And The Art Of Ikebana by Sashida Takefusa and Shoko Hirose (Japan).


14:00 — 15:30 Blessing of Home, Sunday master-class by sofers Chertok Asher and Zilberstein Arie.

Admission: 200 rubles.

Admission ticket during a master class: 400 rubles.

Free: Children under 7 years old, orphans, the disabled and World War II veterans.