Access the Arts

with the

Australian Decorative & Fine Arts Societies

ADFAS connects people with the arts and each other.

 

Access the Arts with ADFAS

OUR STORY

ADFAS is a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers, providing superbly illustrated, informative and entertaining lecture presentations on many diverse topics relating to the arts. ADFAS has around 6500 members in 38 Societies across regional and metropolitan Australia.

WHY JOIN US?

To learn more about the arts in a friendly welcoming environment of learning. To enjoy cultural and social opportunities and make new friends over a glass of wine and canapés – we look forward to seeing you there! Read more about ADFAS

WHO ARE OUR LECTURERS?

They are recognised experts and passionate in their fields of interest. They can be international or local speakers drawn from a variety of professional backgrounds.

WHAT ELSE DO WE DO?

Our societies support young artists or support young people to engage in the arts, many record the objects inside churches, or the histories of churches and Schools of the Arts buildings. The Association also supports young conservators through our philanthropic fund the Patricia Robertson Fund.

ADFAS CONNECTED

Art Talks

Take a moment to enjoy some of our curated 10 minute talks by art experts from across the world about art, inspiration and creativity. Thought provoking and entertaining, they give you a small taste of what being a member of ADFAS can offer.

Great Reading

Discover wonderful stories from members and societies across Australia. From ‘A Day at the Louisana Museum of Modern Art Denmark’ to ‘How do you introduce Australian indigenous art to the people of China?’, you’ll find many fascinating articles to keep you engaged and entertained.

ADFAS Insights

Welcome to the latest edition of ADFAS Insights. While this year has not quite gone to plan, we’ve all learnt so much about technology, being flexible and been reminded of the important role our ADFAS community plays in our lives. Surprisingly, this year has also brought wonderful opportunities, like our first live Zoom Webinar…

Useful Links

It’s time to take a magic carpet ride through the internet. To make life simple we’ve selected a few fascinating ‘links’ so you can visit some fabulous exhibitions, stories, galleries or places of interest. Click onto a ‘link’ to start your magical journey.

FIND A SOCIETY NEAR YOU

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CONTACT US and we’ll get you CONNECTED

ADFAS is open to everyone and new members are always very welcome

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Email

info@adfas.org.au

Interested in starting a society in your area?

Contact: newsocieties@adfas.org.au

Mailing Address

PO Box 19
Toormina NSW 2452