Next meeting: Wednesday 21 February 2018 "Dr Johnson and Hester Thrale, blue stocking and wit; with painting and caricatures of the day" - Karin Fernald

Belvedere Palace, Vienna

    2018 PROGRAMME

Date Subject Speaker
17 January 2018 Klimt and the Viennese succession - "a Kiss for all the World" Douglas Skeggs
21 February 2018 Dr Johnson and Hester Thrale, Blue Stocking and Wit – with painting and caricatures of the day Karin Fernald
21 March 2018 The power of jewellery: Adornment and ritual from prehistory to the present Judy Rudoe
18 April 2018 The Huguenot silk weavers of Spitalfields: from riches to rags Sue Jackson
16 May 2018 Barbarian, rebel, pioneer: Jacob Epstein "taking the brickbats for modern art" Evelyn Silber
20 June 2018 Underground cathedrals - the architecture of the London Underground, above and below street level Ian Swankie
19 September 2018 The Bauhaus Anthea Streeter
17 October 2018 Vivaldi in Venice Peter Medhurst
28 November 2018 AGM at 9.45am followed by
The Christmas Tree: from forest fir to festive feature
Claire Walsh
16 January 2019 Roman Art unearthed: what the Romans really did for Art Gillian Hovell

What is NADFAS?

Founded in 1968 by Patricia Fay, NADFAS is an arts-based charity, with over 340 local Decorative and Fine Art Societies in the UK and Mainland Europe. All NADFAS Societies subscribe to the aims and objects of the National Association: the advancement of arts education and appreciation and the preservation of our artistic heritage. NADFAS promotes these aims through lectures on the fine and decorative arts in their widest sense, through study days, visits and tours and through volunteering activities, such as Church Recorders, Heritage Volunteers and Young Arts and the giving of grants.