CASTINE – Join staff member Joan Bothwell for A calligraphy project will be presented at the Wilson Museum from 1-4pm on Tuesday, July 6th. Join staff member Joan Bothwell.¬† The activity will include a brief history and demonstration of the art form, a display of different calligraphic tools and samples, and an opportunity to try calligraphy yourself.
Calligraphy is an art form that is centuries old and can be traced back to the Phoenician, Greek, and Etruscan alphabets. Modern calligraphy ranges from functional hand-lettered inscriptions, like poems and letters, to pieces of fine art that are displayed in galleries and museums.
The Wilson Museum is located at 120 Perkins Street in Castine. The afternoon discussion is free and open to the public. Children under the age of twelve should be accompanied by an adult.
Contact Name: Darren French, Education Coordinator
Telephone Number: (207)326-9247