Calligraphy, the art of beautiful writing, has been practiced and highly regarded throughout the world for centuries. This impressive forms of artistic writing can be performed in a number of distinct styles, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Nepalese, Islamic, Persian and Western calligraphy.
On Saturday 3 December, visitors to the Museum & Gallery were treated to a demonstration of the process behind creating calligraphy works by members of Calligraphy Southscribes Inc.
The demonstration was run in conjunction with our current Dragon’s Lair Gallery exhibition, Inkspirations: Playing with the Pen.
Inkspirations: Playing with the Pen is an exhibition of intricate and ornate traditional and playful contemporary styles of calligraphy works by members of Calligraphy Southscribes Inc.
The exhibition is on display in the Dragon’s Lair Gallery of Hurstville City Museum & Gallery until Wednesday 21 December. You can visit us Tuesday – Saturday between 10am and 4pm, and on Sundays from 2pm – 5pm.
Don’t miss your chance to see these beautifully detailed works up close!