The first Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy opens in Moscow

The Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, the first museum in Russia dedicated to the art of handwriting, is to be opened in Moscow. The exposition will feature samples of Slavonic, European and Arabic writings, Russian and foreign books on the art of calligraphy, rare handwritten editions published in a single copy, writing utensils of the past and present, and elegant works of the Jewish calligraphy school.

The centerpiece of the exhibition is presented with more than eighty unique artworks executed by top-flight calligraphers from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Germany, France, Israel, Syria, the USA, Japan, China and other countries.

Source: Voice of Russia, the Russian government's international radio broadcasting service