Events and Workshops


In an effort to fulfill its mission of promoting the study and practice of calligraphy, the Chicago Calligraphy Collective offers numerous workshops throughout the year. The CCC invites world-renown calligraphic artists to provide instruction and/or lectures to both members and non-members.

2009 Workshops/Events Schedule

Tim BottsThe Glory of FlourishesBenedictine UniversityFeb. 28, 2009Dec. 19, 2009Members $60Non-Members $70
Mike KecsegCopperplate A to ZBenedictine UniversityMarch 21-22, 2009Jan. 21, 2009Members $120Non-Members $140
Peter FraterdeusAccentuate the PositiveZoar Lutheran ChurchApril 25-26, 2009Feb. 24, 2009Members $120Non-Members $140
Pam SussmanStab, Cover, Button & BindTBAMay 30-31, 2009March 30, 2009Members $120Non-Members $140
Carrie ImaiItalic, Formal to FunkyTBAAugust 22-23, 2009June 22, 2009Members $120Non-Members $140
Carl RohrsModern Moves? Losing Contact?TBAOctober 24-25, 2009August 24, 2009Members $120Non-Members $140

To register for these workshops, send a check in the entire amount, payable to the Chicago Calligraphy Collective to:

Karen Ness
CCC Workshop Director
8309 Oakwood Avenue
Munster, IN 46321-1912

Please note: Registrations can only be accepted on or after the advertised postmark date via standard U.S. mail. (We’re sorry we cannot accept Express Mail or deliveries which require a signature.)

For questions regarding workshops, please contact our Workshop Director.


Exploration 2009
CCC’s 23nd Annual Juried Show
February 9 – March 28, 2009

Newberry Library
60 West Walton, Chicago , Illinois

Library and Gallery Hours
M, F, Sat. 8:15am – 5:30 pm
T, W, Th: 8:15am-7:30pm

An Introduction to Using the Newberry Library prepared by Robert Williams

Directions and Map
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For more information, contact the Exhibits Director
Regional Study Groups

Study groups provide an excellent networking opportunity for students, teachers and professionals in the field of calligraphy. Most groups meet on a monthly basis and provide interesting programs or topics of discussion. Please contact individual study groups for more specific information.

South Side and Northwest Indiana Study Group
Highland, Indiana
4th Tuesday of each month – 7 pm
For more information contact: [email protected]

North Side Study Group
Portage park Center for the Arts, 3914 North Menard, Chicago
3rd Thursday of each month— 6:30 to 9:30pm
For more information contact: Ellen Mott-Jablonski [email protected]

West Side Study Group
3 rd Tuesday of each month— 7 to 9pm
For more information contact: [email protected]
Extended Studies