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About
The Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto (CAGT) was founded in 1974 by Calligrapher Alf Ebsen and incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 1975. A resident group at NPCC for almost 20 years, CAGT has continued to provide opportunities for the study of calligraphy, its history, cultural traditions and application for all ages through classes, workshops and exhibitions.

For inquiries about the Guild please email CAGT directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For inquiries about meetings and programming please email CAGT directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Meetings 2017 - 2018
CAGT meets at Neilson Park Creative Centre (NPCC). The second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. or Sunday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. as scheduled.
Dates:  September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14, 2017 and January 14, February 11, March 8, April 12, May 10 and June 14, 2018.

Membership
Regular membership is open to all, regardless of calligraphic ability. Yearly fee September to August is only $125.00, including the NPCC membership of $100.00 with access to Guild classes, workshops, library resources, CAGT exhibitions and NPCC privileges such as discounts to stores and Art Galleries. (Payable to NPCC) Sign up for NPCC and CAGT memberships here

Unable to join as a Guild member? Friends of the CAGT is a membership option. Take Guild classes at a reduced rate and join the CAGT on events off the premises of NPCC. Funds support CAGT’s efforts for awareness of the Calligraphic Arts. Yearly fee only $30.00. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up as a Friend.

Social Media
CAGT is on-line with a new web site www.calligraphicartstoronto.ca and also found under Resident Groups on this NPCC website. Follow us on Facebook“Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto” and on Instagram in the future.

Current News
Mark your calendars! November 25, 2017 CAGT members will be demonstrating at the Handmade Fine Art and Craft Sale in the Main Gallery at Neilson Park Creative Centre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Programmes – Guild Meetings. A variety of educational and hands-on activities about the calligraphic arts from Guest Speakers, Artists and outings are planned from September to June. Our Calligraphic Year of Back to Basics for 2017-2018 includes working with lettering arts materials from Gouache to Gold, with Calligraphic History, Design and Decorated letters.

If you’d like to be our guest at a Guild meeting to find out more about CAGT’s activities and membership, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For our upcoming classes and workshops please visit the Classes and Workshops page

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