Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy)

Shodo is an art form using a brush and charcoal ink on paper, wood plaques, and fabric. It includes Chinese characters (kanji) and Japanese hiragana.

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Summer Shodo

June 2—July 28
June 2—June 30 (Beginner Course)

These courses in Japanese calligraphy (Shodo) will consist of self-study, instructor-student dialogue, and instructor demonstration. Courses for beginners and those with previous experience are offered. The Summer courses will be online only.

Shodo Workshop for Beginners

Monday, July 10, 1 pm ET

This in-person workshop is structured for beginners wishing to try the art of Japanese calligraphy. Students will learn how to use a brush and the brush strokes in basic kanji. Japanese language skills are not required. Supplies will be provided.

All Courses

Schedule subject to change.

Shodo (during 10-week semester)
Usually offered in the Late Spring (April-May), Late Summer (August-September), and Winter (December-January).

Shodo (during 5-week semester)
Usually offered in the Spring (January- April), Summer (May-August), and Fall (September-December).

Shodo Workshop for Beginners Offered a few times a year.