Arabic Calligraphy Workshop 2018

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) is reaching its 19th successful year in organising a workshop on Arabic Calligraphy (Seni Khat & Kraf). The workshop is collaboration with Persatuan Seni Khat & Kraf  Malaysia(PSKK), conducted as weekend classes under the guidance of PSKK’s professional calligraphers. These classes are taking place in Education Workshop, IAMM from 6th January 2018 until 12th May 2018 (every Saturday or Sunday).

The objectives of these workshops are:

  • To provide a place for calligraphy enthusiasts to study and practice this beautiful handwork of traditional art.
  • To introduce one branch of the Islamic arts that focuses on the graceful of writing Arabic letters.
  • To stimulate calligraphers to produce commercial products.

Course works involve :

  • Introduction to Arabic and Jawi letters
  • Art of calligraphy
  • Calligraphy tools

Medium of instruction : Bahasa Melayu

Workshop fee : RM360.00 (excluding 6% GST, stationery tools & reference note)


Basic Class (age 10 to 17 years old)

Time: 10.00 am – 1.00 pm (every Saturday or Sunday)


Basic (Adult) & Advanced Classes

Time: 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm (every Saturday or Sunday)


Calling all  enthusiastic learner and supporter of Islamic arts to join us in this five-months long course. Participants will be taught and exposed to the proper technique of writing Arabic calligraphy scripts such as Nasakh, Riq’ah, Thuluth, Kufi and how to paint on canvas. For the Advanced level, and additional lesson on Diwani Jali will be included.


To register, simply fill up the registration form and fax in to 03-22725346. You can also send an email to . For further enquiry, please contact the Education Department at 03-2092 7032/7033/7034/7038.