Aotearoa’s Largest Art Show – the NZ Art Show Update for Our Art-Loving Community

Step into the wonderful world of art at the award-winning 2024 NZ Art Show, Aotearoa’s premier annual art show, a world-class platform for the appreciation and acquisition of contemporary art. Every artwork is created exclusively for the show, a distinctive feature that truly sets the NZ Art Show apart. More than 200 NZ artists have been carefully invited to exhbit their new work – EXCITING!!

For the first time in the show’s 21-year history, the NZ Art Show will increase its expanse by integrating beyond the TSB Arena into the adjoining Shed 6. This combined space will host a vibrant celebration of art, featuring established artists, artist groups, collaborations, and emerging talents at the onset of their careers.

You’ll get lost in the best that Aotearoa has to offer with numerous fabulous attractions within the show: In addition to the extraordinary art on display, music by local and national acts and DJs will feature throughout the show, specially curated by renowned New Zealand musician Barnaby Weir.

This year, we’re marking our 21st show with unparalleled elegance and excitement. The Gala Evening promises to be an extraordinary fusion of creativity and sophistication, bringing together artists, patrons, and enthusiasts under one roof.

Begin your NZ Art Show journey at the VIP preview, an intimate and relaxed gathering tailored for discerning art enthusiasts. This event is exclusive to the NZ Art Show’s  Friends and Sponsors, so you’ll be among the first to explore and purchase the artworks.

We are thrilled to invite you to the most anticipated event of the year – the Gala Evening of the 2024 NZ Art Show. As valued contributors to the arts community, this exclusive evening is our chance to celebrate the vibrancy of art and music, fine wine and beverages, and delicious cocktail food.

We are excited to announce our awards programme – the judges will be announced soon.

  • RT Nelson Awards for Sculpture – prize pool of $25,000
  • Hyundai Emerging Artist Awards – Wellington NCEA Level 13 secondary students – $1,000 prize pool
  • People’s Choice Art Award sponsored by Brendan Foot Supersite – $3,000 award

We will release the list of artists soon… we’ll be introducing a host of new artists to the show.

  • $20 million in art sales
  • $120,000 presented in art awards
  • 30,000 artworks sold
  • 4,000 artists represented
  • 150,000 visitors

You’ll enjoy a dynamic world-class event in a premium, high-profile atmosphere. Navigate more than 2,000 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. Join us as we celebrate the richness and diversity of New Zealand’s art scene at the NZ Art Show 2024.

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