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Access the Arts with ADFAS

WHAT IS ADFAS? We are a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers, providing superbly illustrated, informative and entertaining lecture presentations on many diverse topics relating to the arts. In many communities, the local ADFAS society has become the focus of cultural activities, connecting people with the arts, and with each other. The Association of ADFAS is proud to be the governing body of 38 ADFAS Societies and 6,500 members across regional and metropolitan Australia.

WHAT ELSE DO WE DO? Most 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.

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.

Why Join Us?

Anyone who wishes to develop or already has an interest in the arts. New members are very welcome.
CAN I COME ALONG TO OCCASIONAL LECTURES? Yes – guests are very welcome to come along to lectures of their choice.
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!

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