Pokolbin (Cessnock)

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Postal Address:

ADFAS Pokolbin
PO Box 386

ADFAS Pokolbin provides for its members a yearly programme of illustrated lectures given by overseas and Australian lecturers chosen for their communication skills and expert knowledge. We also arrange special functions such as screenings of selected films and excursions to special exhibitions. These events allow us to raise funds to support the Young Arts Program.

Visit the ADFAS Pokolbin Website

Contact: pokolbin@adfas.org.au

Committee 2017

Heather Wilson
Ph. 0409 152 115

Jennie Wilkinson
Ph. 0401 199 579

Ray Jacomb
Ph. 0412 882 922

Programme for 2017

Monday 13th February 7 p.m.
Dr. Christopher Hartney BA PhD
Neo Brutalism: An Architectural (and Political) Prognostication

Monday 20th March 7 p.m.
Paul Atterbury BA, FRSA
New Horizons

Monday 29th May 7 p.m.
Zara Fleming NADFAS
Tibet – the Roof of the World

Monday 19th June 7 p.m.
Peter Stutchbury
Who can play hopscotch…..

Monday 24th July 7 p.m.
Dr. Sophie Oosterwijk
Wine Women and Song? Dutch Genre Painting by Vermeer and his Contemporaries

Monday 28th August 7 p.m.
Nigel Bates
Tantrums and Tiaras

Monday 25th September 7 p.m.
Ghislaine Howard NADFAS
Have Easel, Will Travel: Painting in the Open Air

Monday 30th October
James Bolton NADFAS
20th Century Gardens

Venue and Time of Lectures

All lectures will be held at The Cessnock Performing Arts Centre, (CPAC) corner of Vincent St and Aberdare Rd, Cessnock.  Evening Lectures start promptly at 7 pm, followed by wine and supper.


Visitors are welcome – $25.00 per lecture.

For more information please contact the Chairman on 0409 152 115


Annual membership is $160


For any membership enquiries contact:

Judy Wearne  0409 986 565

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