Diwani Beginners

Date: 2,9,16,23 March

Time: 10:30 am -12 :30 pm


Location: Museum of Islamic Art, Education Centre

Part of the MIA Education


Diwani is a style of calligraphy developed during the time of the early Ottomans.  Developed for the the diwan it was one of the secrets of the sultan’s palace and was used for writing royal decrees and other documents.  Diwani calligraphy is known for its beauty and harmony on the page.  This course introduces you to this exquisite script, progressing from writing letters to sentences over the course of the programme