SW London NADFAS 2016

South West London Decorative and Fine Arts Society Lectures in 2016


Dryburgh Hall,
Putney Leisure Centre, Dryburgh Road,
SW15 1BL.
Monday evenings at 8pm. Visitors welcome

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NADFAS promotes the appreciation and study of decorative and fine arts through lectures and visits. It also encourages heritage volunteering and support of Young Arts.

The South West London branch has just celebrated its 40th year and has a strong active membership but welcomes visitors to its monthly lectures on the second Monday of the month at Dryburgh Hall, Putney Leisure Centre. 

Speakers are leaders in their field and the subjects are varied as you see from the programme below. Doors open at 7.30 for a 8.00 pm start. A short waiting list is held for those interested in becoming members.

For more information email enquiries@nadfas.org.uk

11 January
The Collections of Napoleon and Josephine at Chateau de Malmaison
Lecturer: Carole Petipher

8 February
New Museums, New Purposes? Worldwide, Getty, Los Angeles to Guggenheim, Bilbao
Lecturer: Marina Vaizey

14 March
Discovering Paintings We Own: the Public Catalogue Foundation
Lecturer: Mary-Rose Rivett-Carnac

9 May
The Art of the Japanese Garden
Lecturer: Professor Marie Conte- Helm

13 June
Understanding Abstract Art
Lecturer: Lynne Gibson

11 July
Duty and Desire: the Story of Dido and Aeneas in Art and Music
Lecturer: Dr Lois Oliver

12 September
The Great Fire of London 1666 – 350th Anniversary
Lecturer: Barbara Askew

10 October
Modern Memorials: a Century of Remembrance
Lecturer: Mary Yule

14 November
Architecture, Music and the Invention of Linear Perspective
Lecturer: Professor Colin Davies

12 December
From Magic Lanterns to Metro Goldwyn Mayer – the Birth of the Silver Screen
Lecturer: Dr Geri Parlby


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