Events & Activities

ADFAS BOWRAL – WOWED BY WAR & PEACE: GITTOES & QUILTY

ADFAS BOWRAL – WOWED BY WAR & PEACE: GITTOES & QUILTY

ADFAS Bowral & District chair, Kirstie Graham, was thrilled to host lecturer Gavin Fry at Bowral's recent lecture event. Kirstie says "One of our members Jaqueline, the winner of our raffle is pictured here with Gavin. Jacqueline was delighted to win a beautiful...

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THE KETTON’S BRING A NEW FORMAT TO LECTURING!

THE KETTON’S BRING A NEW FORMAT TO LECTURING!

ADFAS National Chair Sue Drummond visited the Sunshine Coast society recently to meet with Chair Dawne Clark and her committee and attend their June lecture. This event was a fabulous lecture and artistic demonstration presented by Robert and Catherine Ketton. Robert...

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A HISTORY OF THE TIARA FOR ADELAIDE

A HISTORY OF THE TIARA FOR ADELAIDE

Gill Potter, Chair of ADFAS Adelaide, this week welcomed Chair of the National Association of ADFAS Sue Drummond, for a visit to their society.  Sue was delighted to attend Adelaide’s June lecture presented by Angus Trumble.  Angus is a former curator at the Art...

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FLEURIEU WELCOME OUR NATIONAL CHAIR

FLEURIEU WELCOME OUR NATIONAL CHAIR

National Chairman Sue Drummond has embarked on a recent trip to visit ADFAS Fleurieu. The Fleurieu committee, led by Chair Anne Butcher, hosted lecturer John Neylon, a popular South Australian arts writer, arts educator, art critic, curator, painter, and printmaker. ...

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A VISIT TO ADFAS CAIRNS

A VISIT TO ADFAS CAIRNS

National Chairman Sue Drummond has recently undertaken a fabulous trip up north, thoroughly enjoying catching up with Chair Lynn Caskey, her wonderful committee and the members of Cairns society. Sue attended their May lecture, presented by Dr Sally Butler -...

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YOUNG ARTS WIN FOR NARRABRI

YOUNG ARTS WIN FOR NARRABRI

ADFAS Narrabri were super excited to have been announced by the National Association of ADFAS as the 2021 winner of the Pauline Hopkins Cup for their 2020 Young Arts project. In 2020, Bellata Public School, a small country school with only 20 children, were our Young...

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30 YEARS CELEBRATIONS FOR SCONE!

30 YEARS CELEBRATIONS FOR SCONE!

What a fabulous celebration for ADFAS Scone! On Tuesday April 13, the 30 Year Anniversary of this lovely society was honoured in style with a lecture on ‘Plants and People Who Changed our Gardens’ presented by Fiona Ogilvie, followed by a delicious lunch on the lawns...

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New Venue for Newcastle

New Venue for Newcastle

While Societies have been busy kicking off the new ADFAS season, Newcastle society may have come up trumps with their fabulous new venue!  Christ Church Cathedral was the stunning location for Julian Bickersteth, President of the Association of ADFAS, to present his...

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CAR BOOT PICNIC FOR ADFAS BOWRAL

CAR BOOT PICNIC FOR ADFAS BOWRAL

ADFAS Bowral & District decided to launch their year off to a great start this week with a car boot picnic. The venue was kindly supplied by Fred & Margie Krahenbuhl, in their paddock in Berrima. The weather was not quite what Chair Kirstie Graham was hoping...

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