Members and Friends

Becoming a member is a great way to meet friends, mentors and professional contacts!

Regular membership is open to all adults, regardless of calligraphic ability.  The yearly membership fee for September 1 to August 31 is only $135. The Guild is a Resident Group so the fee includes NPCC membership of $110.00 which also allows you to join other Resident Groups.

Regular Members

  • Participate with CAGT and at NPCC fundraising events,
  • Receive by email newsletters from NPCC and the Guild’s own Scribblet,
  • Monthly members meetings,
  • Advance notification of upcoming CAGT and NPCC courses,
  • Reduced rates for Guild classes and workshops,
  • Library resources and borrowing privileges from our extensive collection,
  • Exhibit in CAGT exhibitions,
  • Promote your calligraphic business on our Hire A calligrapher page,
  • Share your calligraphy in our Secret Pen Pal or Seasonal Card Exchange,
  • Plus more NPCC privileges such as open studio and discounts to stores and Art Galleries. Full Membership is payable to Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC).

Membership has benefits! Present your Neilson Park Creative Centre/Calligraphic Arts Guild membership card for a 10% discount on supplies purchased from selected local arts retailers. Refer to our suppliers page.

Unable to join as a Guild member? Friends of the CAGT is available.  Funds support CAGT’s efforts for awareness of the Calligraphic Arts. Yearly membership fee September 1 to August 31 is only $30.00 CAD by e-Transfer, PayPal or cheque payable to The Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto c/o the Neilson Park Creative Centre 56 Neilson Drive, Toronto, ON M9C 1V7. Friend benefits begin after your registration is processed.

Friend benefits

  • Opportunity to join the CAGT on events off the premises of NPCC and / or by invitation to social or on-line events,
  • Advance notification of upcoming CAGT courses and receive by email the Guild’s own Scribblet newsletter.
  • Guild courses offered at a reduced rate,
  • Share your calligraphy in our Secret Pen Pal or Seasonal Card Exchange,
  • Friends can submit calligraphic artwork into our annual exhibition at NPCC or on-line and social media. Contact for additional information.

To sign up as a Friend, an on-line registration form is available below. Please indicate method of payment, include e-password if applicable then submit. You will view a success message and are then ready to make your payment. For payment, please send your e-transfer to A PayPal payment option is available for your convenience.