NZ Art Show – Get Excited With Us

NZ Art Show 2018 – It’s Going to be Awesome!!!

Here’s a preview of what’s to come.



Become a Friend of the 2018 NZ Art Show

Don’t forget to sign up or renew your friend membership – your membership gives you:

  • EXCLUSIVE invite to the show preview – where you can purchase too
    guaranteed gala tickets,
  • Invite to the friends and sponsor evening – 10 April – VIP Invites coming soon
  • And, we’ll also give you a complimentary $20 art voucher

Image:  ‘Fleeting Beauty’, oil painting by Tatyana Kulida



Become a Sponsor of the 2018 NZ Art Show

  • Show your support for New Zealand’s rich and diverse art community
  • Align your brand with one of NZ’s most-loved art shows
  • Host your valued clients at the Art Party of the Year: the Gala Evening is a dynamic way to engage with your guests.
  • Scrummy food, great music, yummy wine … and great company!

Image: ‘I Am I’, oil painting by Monica Paterson




Gala Evening – It’s the Art Party of the Year

Thursday, May 31 – 6 pm
  • A fun-filled and inspiring evening, the Gala evening is a great night out
  • Opportunity to view the artworks before the show opens to the public
  • Fine wine, delicious food and great live entertainment
  • Reserved for Sponsors and Friends, but a limited number of tickets available for sale
  • Get your tickets now – this evening always sells out

Image: ‘Top Floor’, bronze and wood by Melissa Young




Get Your Tickets Now

Three options for you to choose from

  • Early-bird Show day tickets – only $6.50 each – for a limited time only
  • Weekend Pass,  June 1-4 – $20 each
  • Gala Tickets, May 31- always a sell-out event – $120 each

Image: ‘Flower Study 006’, photographic print  by Catherine Cattanach



Announcing: $10,000 RT Nelson Emerging Artist Awards

For the seventh year in a row, the NZ Art Show is pleased to announce that Wellington art philanthropist RT Nelson will benefit art students to the tune of $10,000

Up to 40 art students or recent graduates will be exhibiting in Emergent 2018 at the 2018 show and, after a comprehensive judging process, four of them will be awarded $2,500 each in the annual RT Nelson Emerging Artist Award.

Image above: Detail of ‘Tulip’, photograph by Maisie Blackwood, who has been selected to exhibit as part of Emergent 2018.