The MJCC is dedicated to the health, happiness, and personal growth of our membership and the community. With the intention of being a neighborhood spiritual center, the MJCC’s Center for Mind, Body, & Soul will connect participants to experiential learning, meditation, lecture series, film festivals, book festivals, classes, and so much more.
Beginning Pointed Pen Calligraphy
with Maggie Naylor
Take an in depth journey into the art of beautiful handwriting with this 6-week session of calligraphy classes. Learn how to create beautiful letterforms using pointed pens, which are the common style used to create Copperplate and Spencerian calligraphy and are being used today by many calligraphers particularly for wedding calligraphy.
Have fun putting your new skills to use by practicing addressing envelopes and other projects. This is a great class for beginners who have never picked up a calligraphy pen, but also great for all levels to continue to grow and perfect the art of calligraphy. Supplies are not included. Materials not included. The supply list and purchasing information can be found online from Paper and Ink Arts in Nashville at www.paperinkarts.com/pointedpen.html
Please bring supplies to first class. Local stores have a few items, such as:
• Menage Fine Stationery and Gifts, 430 Perkins Extended
• The Art Center, 1636 Union
• Hobby Lobby
Beginning Pointed Pen Calligraphy: Part I
Tue 10:00–11:30am | 2/27–4/3 | $180 fee/$175m | Class #4722
Learn to effectively communicate what you observe through the discipline of drawing. Exercises will strengthen students' ability to notice visual details and the techniques to depict them through drawing. Students will use a variety of wet and dry drawing media and subject matter and work from both life and photographic references. This class is appropriate for all skill levels.
Mon 6:30–8:00pm | 2/26–4/2 | $180 fee/$175m | Class #4754
In partnership with
Come and use the Art House space to create your own art during our new open studio time! This will be offered on a monthly basis. Supplies not included.
Wed 11:00am–5:00pm | 3/7 | $30 fee/$25m | Class #4725
Mindful Meditation Circle
Thursdays • 7:30pm
Silent meditation quiets the mind, relaxes the body, and helps develop mindfulness. Many find that meditation eases the pressures and stress of daily life. Individuals with varying levels of experience and from diverse meditation practices are welcome. Interest or want more information? Call Nancy Shapiro at (901) 484-1982.
For all questions, please contact Marcy Stagner, Program Director for Cultural Arts and Adult Services, at (901) 259-9230 or email@example.com.