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Beginning Hand Lettering

4-Session Evening Course

Thursday, November 5 to December 3, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET (no class Nov. 26)
Code: 1V00HP
$140 - Member
$160 - Non-Member
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By Breanne McCallum


  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
  • Online registration is required.
  • If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group.


Learn the basics of drawing letters from scratch and create a finished hand-lettered piece worthy of framing. Explore the basic structure and technique of drawing several different forms of typography and how to combine them in a balanced composition. Use simple tools and tactics to apply a hand-drawn touch to any written piece.

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  • The instructor is Breanne McCallum.
  • 4 sessions, 2 hours each (no class Nov. 26)
  • This studio arts program is a Zoom Meeting to allow for patron and instructor interaction.


  • Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from
  • Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance.
  • View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom.

This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.