About The Museum
Your heritage walk into Bengaluru’s old Fort area now features a unique museum J’s La Quill, Collected, Created and Curated by the Maestro K C Janardhan. This “first-of-its-kind” museum on Handwriting, Lettering, Calligraphy, Fountain Pens & other Writing Instruments resides inside KCJ’s ancestral home on Fort D Street, that’s located deep in the heart of Bengaluru’s old Fort area. The Museum overlooks the Summer Palace of Tippu Sultan.
The objective of the museum is to preserve the art form of Handwriting, Lettering & Calligraphy in its pure, original form and style and to provide clarity on the Seven Elements of Handwriting. The numerous informational documents, examples of writing, instruments etc., on display at the museum helps you experience the power of writing in this digital age. Many myths related to handwriting are busted and above all the habit of writing is preserved alive, for posterity*.
The Museum was inaugurated by the Italian Ambassador His Excellency Lorenzo Angeloni and Shri D H Shankara Murthy, Chairman-Karnataka Legislative Council of Karnataka on February 4, 2016. Also find an exclusive Italian section at the Museum featuring books from the society of Italian handwritings, pens and inks.
The British Section of the Museum was inaugurated by British MP Shri. Virendra Sharma from Ealing Southall, London.
The museum has been visited by a few high profile personalities like Mr. Simon Brier, Chief of UK Trade & Investment in Bengaluru, Mr. Corin Wilson, First Secretary, Advanced Engineering and the host of members from the Britsh Business Group from Bengaluru & Chennai, Mr. Marc Drew, Sr. Vice President of Rolls Royce Aerospace Division, Mr. Dominic McAllister, British Deputy High Commissioner and many others.
Visiting Hours: 10 am to 5 pm on all days of the week with Prior Appointment. Currently, Entry to J’s La Quill is Free.
*Please Note: J’s La Quill Museum is a not-for-profit venture, purely created and curated to keep the habit of handwriting alive. Like-minded individuals and corporates are most welcome to join us and support the cause.
You are Welcome to Experience the Uniqueness of this Small but World’s One-of-its-kind Museum.