Glasgow School of Art Appeal following the Fire of 2014

Following the devastating fire in 2014, Glasgow School of Art has launched it's appeal to restore the famous Charles Rennie Mackintosh building. 

Young Arts Chairman's Competition Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Young Arts Chairman's Competition, which this year was on the theme of Edibles. 


EBacc petition reaches 100,000 signatures

The debate over the exclusion of arts subjects from the English Baccalaureate will be taken to the House of Commons after a petition to government reached 100,000 signatures.


A flavour of the jazz age at AGM on 18 May 2016

There will be a flavour of the jazz age at this year's NADFAS Day when NADFAS-accredited Lecturer Mary Alexander will present 'An Intoxicating Cocktail' examining the way in which Paris was the hub of cutting-edge experiments in the visual and performing arts between the wars.

A new NADFAS Society in Javea, Spain?

We are currently exploring the possibility of setting up a new Decorative and Fine Arts Society in Javea, Spain, and we are looking for local people interested in forming a Steering Committee and joining the new Society.

Benahavis DFAS Art in Action 2016 - a great success

On Sunday 7 February BDFAS (the Benahavis Decorative and Fine Arts Society) held its fourth annual exhibition .  The show was opened by Chris Stewart, celebrity author of ‘Driving Over Lemons’ who emphasized the importance of the creative arts in society.  From the opening moment t

A new NADFAS Society in Clapham?

Our New Societies Committee is currently inv

Wessex Area ArtFest 2016

Following the great success of previous years, our Wessex Area will be holding another ArtFest on Tuesday 12 April 2016 at Sturminster Newton in Dorset. On display will be the work of talented members from all 21 Societies in the Wessex Area. All are welcome.

Coming Soon! A new evening Society in Taunton!

We are delighted to announce that another NADFAS Society will be opening later this year in Taunton. 

Taunton Evening DFAS will be opening on 8 September 2016 and will meet at the Taunton Conference Centre. 

Coming Soon! A new Society in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire

We are planning to open a new Society in Radcliffe on Trent in Nottinghamshire.

New in 2016: Jersey DFAS

We are pleased to announce that a new evening Society will be opening in 2016 on the beautiful island of Jersey.

Nomination Form: Marsh Award for Volunteering with NADFAS

Who can be nominated?

Capability Brown Festival 2016

Lancelot (Capability) Brown (1716-1783) is regarded by many as the Father of the English designed landscape. His radical ideas changed the fashion from symmetrical into a more naturalistic style from the mid-C18.

NADFAS Supports Life Drawing Masterclass at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Discover how NADFAS Greater London supports art projects for young people at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Watch the video now

National Heritage (Museum Action Movement)

NH launches Volunteer Management Workshops

First is on 17 Sep 2015 at NADFAS House

An evening Society for Salisbury?

Whilst NADFAS is very well represented in Salisbury, we are repeatedly asked why isn’t there an evening Society there?

Opening November 2015: A new evening Society in Lincoln

We are pleased to announce that a new evening Society will be opening on Monday, 9 November in the beautiful city of Lincoln.

NADFAS RBA Scholars at the Mall Galleries 2015-6

In 2015 the Royal Society of British Artists chose artworks by 35 NADFAS RBA Scholars to be shown at their annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries,London in March.  In addition the students work was displayed at the RBA's Rising Stars exhibition at Lloyds Register Gallery throughout Feb

NADFAS President, Loyd Grossman opens the third Benahavis DFAS Exhibition

For  the third year running on 15 February Benahavis DFAS staged a major art exhibition  in the Gran Hotel Benahavis.

National Heritage/NADFAS Volunteer Management Training Workshops

National Heritage, the museums action movement and a charity, was founded 44 years ago to support museum users, visitors and scholars, and one of its accomplishments was the Museum of the Year Award, now enlarged to become the Art Fund Museum of the Year Award.