When viewing the Three Faiths exhibition at NYPL, don't forget to visit the Scriptorium. Named after the medieval monastic writing rooms where scribes copied manuscripts, this interactive center compares and contrasts scribing traditions of the three faiths, showcasing the natural materials—animal hides and minerals and gems—from which the parchment and ink are derived. Visitors can make bookmarks with calligraphic materials.
Three Faiths Scriptorium
The New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III Gallery
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
October 22, 2010–February 27, 2011