The NZ Art Show is a significant platform for the appreciation and acquisition of contemporary NZ art. 100’s of NZs most exciting artists are invited to create new work. This award winning and iconic event pioneered the art market scene in Aotearoa, celebrating 21 years.

Managed by a Charitable Trust, all of the profits are donated back to the arts community.

Get lost at the NZ Art Show, Aotearoa’s premier annual art show, a world-class platform for the appreciation and acquisition of contemporary art. You’ll enjoy a dynamic world-class event in a premium, high-profile atmosphere. Every artwork is created exclusively for the show. A distinctive feature that truly sets the NZ Art Show apart. You will navigate more than 4,000 stunning original artworks, spanning sculpture to photography, abstract to traditional, all created by more than 200 talented artists. There is an artwork for every taste and budget.

Hailing from all regions across NZ, you will have the opportunity to engage and connect with the art and the makers as they unite in this unique Wellington show.

2025 Times and Dates Below

You’ll enjoy VIP treatment. Begin your NZ Art Show journey at the exclusive VIP preview, an intimate and relaxed gathering tailored for discerning art enthusiasts.
Be among the first to explore with the opportunity to purchase.

This event is for our VIPs, Friends and Sponsors.

Thursday 29th May, 6pm – 9.30pm*

The GALA EVENING is ART’S ULTIMATE NIGHT OUT, an exclusive event reserved for sponsors, NZ Art Show Friends and exhibiting onsite artists.

An unforgettable evening that unites and creates art aficionados in a joyful and inspiring atmosphere. With live music, fine wine and delectable cocktail fare, this event transforms the art buying experience into a delightful and enjoyable affair.

Friday May 30 to Sunday June 1

Open daily from 10am – 6.30pm (close 5pm Sunday)

Eftpos and credit card facilities available (no Amex ).

Wheelchair, art hold and art wrapping service facilities available.

Door sales are available: $15 Adult, $10 Student and Community Service card. Children 12 yrs and under are free

TSB Arena, Queen’s Wharf, Wellington

The TSB Arena is a spacious venue situated on Wellington’s vibrant waterfront conveniently close to the shopping areas and entertainment venues of Lambton Quay, Cuba Street, and Courtney Place.
Paid parking is available below the venue and in the surrounding streets.

Thank you from the NZ Art Show team

The NZ Art Show wishes to thank the following for their support: