Download a copy of the Emergent 2018 Artist Timeline here


Nov  2017 1 Wednesday Artist applications open
Feb 1 Thursday Selected artists: submission process opens and handbooks distributed
April 30 Monday Applications close – earlier if all spots filled
May 14 Monday Submissions close
May 14 Monday Artists who do not wish to be considered for Brendan Foot Supersite Signature Piece Art Award must notify NZ Art Show
May 25 Friday Return courier tickets for unsold artworks due. Send to NZ Art Show, PO Box 14817, Wellington 6241. Full details will be given to selected artists only.
May 28 Monday Delivery of art to TSB Arena  10am – 4pm – hand and courier
May 29 Tuesday Heavy sculpture artists pack in and set up 11am – 1pm. Artists must book time with NZ Art Show management.
May 31 Thursday Award Finalist announced: Brendan Foot Supersite Signature Award and RT Nelson Emerging Art Award









NZ Art Show 2018 – Gala Evening 6.00pm

  • All artworks for sale
  • Artists who wish to attend must purchase Gala tickets from NZ Art Show website or Ticketmaster. No door sales




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Fri – Mon




NZ Art Show 2018 – Show days from 10am daily

  • Fri to Sat 10am – 6.30pm
  • Mon 10am  – 4pm

All artworks for sale

Artists receive 1 free entry into any one day of their choice

June 4 Monday Artists may collect unsold artwork from venue 6pm – 8pm  – by prior arrangement
June 7 – 30 Thur – Fri Courier return of unsold artworks.
June 18 – 24 Mon – Sun Hand collection of unsold artworks from #105 Lyall Parade, Lyall Bay, Wellington 10am – 4pm
August 20 Monday Payments to artists for sold artworks