Learning the Art of Calligraphy

The Calligraphic Arts Guild offers courses in fall and spring featuring local, regional and international instructors at our studio facilities at Neilson Park Creative Centre. Open to youth and adults, CAGT members have registration priority and non-members pay a small additional cost.

New this year! Early bird rates and additional courses may be offered in Toronto central and east arts facilities. Save on CAGT course fees throughout the membership year (September 1st to August 31st) by signing up for NPCC and CAGT memberships.

Interested in modern or traditional calligraphy? Learning scripts using tools such as the broad edge pen, pointed pen, brush, marker? Art techniques from illumination, book and paper arts? Individual course information details will help ensure the best fit for your skill level and interest.

Reserving your spot in a course is easy! On an individual course page, fill out the required information, select your payment option then wait for the Programming Coordinator to contact you.  Following her confirmation, payment is due in order to hold your place.
E-Transfer payment to register@calligraphicartstotonto.ca, cheque or cash to the Programming Coordinator. After the Early Bird date, Late registration is in effect.

Prior to registering please take a moment to read our Program Policies and Information, Payment Information and Privacy Policy. Contact our Programming Coordinator with any questions. programs@calligraphicartstoronto.ca

NOTE: CAGT is endeavouring to offer all of our Spring courses in respect of COVID-19 Policies and Protocols and access to Neilson Park Creative Centre Facilities. We will inform registrants of any changes.

2020 Spring Courses

Course Title

Spencerian with Salman Khattak

Thursday Evenings April 9,16,23,30 and May 7, 2020  7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Late Registration is available until closing date on April 2, 2020 or at class capacity.

Some familiarity with the use of a pointed pen script is suggested.

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Course Title

Wedgebrush Florals and the Embellished Envelope with Phyllis Macaluso

Saturday May 2 and Sunday 3, 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Class is at capacity and registration is now closed. If you are interested in this course, please submit a registration form and you will be placed on a waiting list or for contact for future opportunities.

All skill levels – Beginners welcome!

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Course Title

Modern Calligraphy with Lee Thureson


Sunday May 24, 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Registration Opens March 9, 2020; Early Bird Deadline April 23, 2020; Registration Closes May 18, 2020 or at class capacity.

All skill levels

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Course Title

The Artist’s Book- Printmaking meets the Accordian with Liz Menard

Saturday June 20 and Sunday 21, 2020
Registration Opens April 2, 2020; Early Bird Deadline May 15, 2020; Registration Closes June 12, 2020 or at class capacity.

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