Center for Arabic Culture
Sunday January 22, 2012 at 2:00 PM EST
Sunday February 26, 2012 at 3:15 PM ESTAdd to my calendar
WhereCenter for Arabic Culture 191 Highland Avenue
(follow the signs to CAC)
Somerville, MA Driving Directions
This course will introduce participants to Arabic calligraphy and its historical context within the Arab-Muslim world. Students will be introduced to the various scripts of Arabic calligraphy and provided with persistent hands-on practice including in-class practice, individual/group instruction, and take-home assignments as well. This course will combine lectures with visual materials, discussion of reading and/or visual evidence, and hands-on practice with bamboo and ink.
Time: 2:00-3:15 PM, Sundays, 1/22-2/26
Material Cost: $10 (expected cost to be incurred by students for materials)
Instructor: Wafaa Alshimrty
Prerequisites: Knowledge of or familiarity with the Arabic alphabet preferred, but not required.
Location: Center for Arabic Culture located at the Armory, 191 Highland Avenue, 6B, Somerville, MA