The Arts Society Gibraltar. Formerly known as the Gibraltar Decorative and Fine Arts Society.

May 17th concluded our 7th season as GibDFAS.

On October 18th we commence our 8th season as The Arts Society Gibraltar.

Over the summer we will continue working hard until the season start in October. Work that needs to be done are re-branding in Gibraltar, finalising sponsorship (almost there) and plan the formal press and marketing campaign of sharing our new name and vision.

The next two lecture seasons are already agreed so hopefully you will also decide to renew your membership. As always we reward early renewal with a £5 discount. Membership is a great way to benefit from a great saving from 8 x the normal guest fee of £12. It also helps the Arts Society Society to remain strong going forward. Enjoy tonight and welcome back in October as The Arts Society Gibraltar

Claus Olesen



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Gibraltar Decorative and Fine Arts Society (GibDFAS) as we were known until the re-branding in May 2017 (to The Arts Society Gibraltar) was set up in 2010 as a member of the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) with headquarters in the UK and currently having more than  97,000 members.

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NADFAS and now The Arts Society has 14 branches outside mainland UK (and not Australia / New Zealand). Gibraltar became the 10th. Since our start Benehavis, Malta, Jersey, Alicante and even Malaysia have joined. Overall we became the 365th branch of NADFAS. Current total of societies is 387 (highest ever).

Four of those branches are in the south of Spain. The nearest branch holds lectures at the San Roque Golf and Country Club. The others are based in Fuengirola, Nerja and Benahavis. Malta inaugurated in late 2015.

The Arts Society Gibraltar is a non-profit organisation. The society is now full registered as a Gibraltar charity number 211. What is the society all about?

Forum for like-minded people sharing a common interest in art, culture, heritage e.t.c.

    • Have fun
    • Support the youth. In collaboration with the Ministry of Education art teachers of the comprehensive schools can bring students to the lectures at no cost.

A typical welcome to members and guests

The lecturers come from the range of almost 300 lecturers who have all been individually approved by The Arts Society  and between them they can cover over 3000 topics. The Arts Society is the largest Art related society in the UK.

    Chairman : Claus Olesen         Tel: 00350 20002024 claus.olesen@sghambros.com Vice-Chairman: Sarah Beckwith  Tel: 00350 20042238 Sarah.beckwith@the-mplc.com   Posters, logo, newsletters etc are produced by our very good friends and professional designers Fran and Richard. Their firm is H&T Designers and their website is  http://www.htdesign.co.uk . Please visit their website and contact them about visualisation, consultancy, space utilisation and corporate identity.

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