NADFAS supports hundreds of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies across Britain and around the world. Societies bring together like-minded people to enjoy the arts and to work on heritage preservation projects. Each local Society plans its own programme, but a typical programme includes:
• a monthly arts lecture
• study days and days of special interest
• visits and tours
In addition, local volunteers work on a variety of projects in churches, museums, historic houses, galleries and archives.
Find out more about Church Recording or Heritage Volunteering
Societies support arts education through Young Arts events and through funding for Young Arts projects. These vary but can include paying for art materials or funding an artist in residence in a local school. Find out more about our work with young people.
All NADFAS Societies support the NADFAS charitable aims and subscribe to the Statement of Mutual Obligations, but are autonomous and run according to their own constitution and rules.
Find out about your local NADFAS Society