Islamic Calligraphy: A Treasure Unveiled


October 12, 2017
4:15 p.m.

Skillman Library
Gendebien Room
College Hill, Easton, PA

Calligrapher Elinor Aishah Holland will offer an illustrated presentation on this traditional art form in Islamic culture and essential part of a civilization that exists from Morocco to Indonesia. The beauty of Arabic letterforms will be highlighted, along with styles and developments, as well as methods and materials, with an emphasis on the great Ottoman tradition.