The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS)
New £5000 NADFAS Award for Heritage Crafts
Supporting the next generation of skilled crafts people in the UK
The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) is delighted to be working in partnership with The Heritage Craft Association (HCA). A grant of £5,000 has been awarded to support an Apprentice or Trainee in the heritage crafts sector.
Over the years NADFAS has supported many crafts and skilled disciplines that are at risk of dying out. The HCA NADFAS Grant 2012 is a positive step to ensure that these skills are passed on to future generations. The successful applicant will be announced in July 2012.
David Bell Chief Executive:
“This exciting new link with the HCA greatly enhances our ability to support craftspeople working in the Heritage sector.”
To find out more or to apply for this award please visit:
The opportunities page at www.heritagecrafts.org.uk
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For information on NADFAS
0202 7430 0730 x 245
For information on HCA
The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) is one of the UK’s leading voluntary arts education charities. with almost 92,000 members and over 350 societies across the UK and Europe. The aims of the Association are the promotion of the aesthetic education of the public, the appreciation and study of the decorative and fine arts, and the giving of aid to the preservation of our artistic heritage for the benefit of the public.
NADFAS promotes these aims through lectures on 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.
The Heritage Crafts Association
The Heritage Crafts Association is a new but rapidly growing organisation. Founded in 2009, it gained charitable status in 2010 and HRH The Prince of Wales became President in 2011. The HCA is an advocacy body for traditional heritage crafts, working in partnership with Government and key agencies, providing a focus for craftspeople, groups, societies and guilds, as well as individuals who care about preserving traditional crafts skills and working towards a healthy and sustainable framework for the future.
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