4NADFAS REVIEW / SUMMER 2011www.nadfas.org.uk6 NATIONAL NEWSThe new Goldsmiths' Centre reaches a milestone in its journey towards completion, and former NADFASTrustee Lady Shaw Stewart is elected Chairman of theTCC Foundation.8 NATIONAL EVENTSPlaces still available for study weekends at Cotswolds-based Farncombe Estate; and an exclusive evening for members at Goldsmiths' Fair2011. 10 ARTS NEWSThe V&A selects an architect to design its new Exhibition Road proposal; Hepworth Wakefield opens; and the Art Fund makes a £7m purchase pledge. 14WHAT'S ONA round up of gallery exhibitions taking place across the UK this summer. Clockwise fromtop left: GFWatts's Hope1885-6 (page 42);children playingin the grounds ofthe AmericanMuseum (page36); LucyHenshall ofMalvern Collegetakes first prizein Malvern Hills'Biennial ArtAward (page 68)ContentsSummer 2011THE NADFAS GIFT CATALOGUE CAN BE FOUND ON PAGE 6218AREA COURSESThis season's nationwide programme of NADFAS coursesoffers a range of topics to suit all interests. 22 THE 2011 NADFAS SYMPOSIUM FOR YOUNG PEOPLEDetails on NADFAS's latest initiative for young people,working with Tate Britain to jointly host a one-daysymposium at the museum. 24HELPING HANDCatch up with six beneficiaries of the Patricia Fay Memorial Fund, and NADFAS Grants Committee ChairmanDanny Bonwitt explains how Societies can get involved.28TREASURE HUNTNADFAS President Christopher Lloyd talks members through his new book, In Search of a Masterpiece, which encourages readers to visit galleries across the UK.
www.nadfas.org.ukNADFAS REVIEW / SUMMER 2011 30REDISCOVERING HOLBURNEAs Bath celebrates the Year of the Museum, NADFAS Vice President Philippa Glanville kicks off the first of two features looking at what's on offer, with a visit to the renovated Holburne Museum of Art in Bath.36A SPECIAL RELATIONSHIPNancy Groves finds out how the American Museum in Bath is planning on celebrating its 50th anniversary, including an exhibition on Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe.42NATIONAL TREASURE The Watts Gallery in Compton is due to re-open in June following a two-year refurbishment.46HOME FROM HOME Blackwell is marking its 10th anniversary with an exhibition on two architect-designers, MH Baillie Scott and CFA Voysey. 48POLISHED PERFORMANCELady St Germans relays how Liskeard Heritage Volunteersbrought Port Eliot's copperware back to life.50THE COMMON THREADThe full lowdown for this year's Art in Action event, including the NADFAS-affiliated lecture programme. 56ISLAND HOPPINGCruise around the beautiful Greek islands soaking up the history and sampling the culinary delights.60GLOBETROTTINGA round-up of NADFAS travel-affiliates' upcoming tour programmes.63AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIPNADFAS's new membership scheme is the perfect cultural gift.64OFFERSExclusive offers for NADFAS members.66SOCIETIES NEWSThe latest news and updates from local and overseas Societies.74CROSSWORDThis issue's brain teaser.Clockwise fromtop left: PatriciaFay Memorialgrant recipients(page 24); Tourthe Greek islands(page 56); Take aclass at thisyear's Art inActionevent(page 50)