Welcome to the website of the
Antwerp Heritage Volunteer Group.
What is the Antwerp Volunteer Heritage Group?
The volunteer group was for many years a part of ADFAS (Antwerp
Decorative and Fine Arts Society) which has now been disbanded.
Of the 10 mainland Europe NADFAS groups, ADFAS in Antwerp, Belgium
was the only one that had a Heritage Volunteers Group. The Group has a fabulous record in helping to restore Antwerp's
The Volunteer Group is continuing its important work helping to
maintain the cultural heritage of Antwerp but is no longer affiliated to NADFAS in the
The working language of the group is English.
Click here to see the work carried
out by the volunteers in the past.
What are Heritage Volunteers?
People who are willing to find time to help preserve our
People with commitment, discipline and enthusiasm.
People who have the ability to work as part of a team.
People who find the work stimulating and very rewarding.
Why not join? It is a learning experience of a
No previous experience is necessary. Use our
contact form if
you would like more information.
More About ADFAS
ADFAS was founded in 1991 with the aim of enhancing the
appreciation and enjoyment of the arts in their many forms. It was
affiliated to NADFAS
in the UK. Monthly lectures on the fine arts were presented by
well-known experts, mainly from the UK. After 19 wonderful years, the last ADFAS lecture
took place on
Monday 10th May 2010. It was with great sadness and
reluctance that the Society realised it was no longer financially
viable to continue.
Those wishing to find out more about fine arts lectures should
visit the website of NADFAS in the UK
or visit the websites of
BRIDFAS, in Brussels
DFAS in The Hague.
The group is currently working on two
Conserving documents relating to old tenders.
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Creating an inventory of the drawings by Frans
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More photos of the Iconographic Collection
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