FYI: Free Islamic Calligraphy workshop May 27

NEW ACROPOLIS CANADA, ROCKHURST CAREERS GROUP, INC. AND CORDOVA ACADEMY PRESENT:

Workshop:
Classical Arabic Calligraphy workshop with Imam Mohamad Jebara

Sunday, May 27 afternoon 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
(free admission / art for sale)

464 Metcalfe Street 
(at Catherine St., closest parking at the Museum of Nature)

Calligraphy workshop

Did you know that each letter in the Classical Arabic language has several meanings embedded in it? When these Arabic letters are combined together, the meanings of each of these letters coalesce to give meaning to a word. That’s why there are over 70 words describing what we term a ‘house’ and over 50 describing what we term the ‘sea’ in the Classical Arabic language.

No previous knowledge of Classical Arabic required to take this workshop.

Technical preparation:

–          Bring you own paper of any size

–          Sharpie marker or pencil

Contact: Céline Bouchard; tel: (819) 918-2958; e-mail: celine.bouchard@acropole.ca

more details: http://www.rockhurstgroup.com/culture/workshop.htm

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Posted on May 8, 2012, in Events. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. for the sharpie marker and pencil, can you bring a black thin pen instead of a sharpie one?

  2. i don’t know Maheen…? i think it would be okay….are you going isa? sounds like fun!

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