Full Steam Ahead: All Artists Selected

Become a Friend and enjoy all the benefits

We are delighted to announce that all artists for this year’s show are confirmed, weeks earlier than usual, and we can’t wait to show them off to you: the 2017 NZ Art Show is looking set to be another outstanding show for you to enjoy.

By becoming a Friend of the 2017 NZ Art Show, you can enjoy all the benefits of this year’s show and you can show your support for New Zealand art and artists



Image: ‘Magenta’s Third Eye’, acrylic and indian ink by Cath Rogers.



In addition, you’ll receive:

Invite to the launch – taking place this week
Exclusive preview of the show; be amongst the first to see the 2017 NZ Art Show
VIP access to the Gala Evening
Complimentary show day tickets

Come – join us now and celebrate New Zealand art

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Gala Evening: the art party of the year

The Gala Evening is one of the most sought-after events on the arts social events. Delicious food and wine, live music and all art for sale, … fun fun fun
View the artworks before the show opens to the public.
Reserved for sponsors and Friends, but there is a limited number of tickets available for sale
The Gala always sells out, so book your tickets now if you don’t want to miss out.

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Image: ‘Old Bank Afternoon’, acrylic on canvas by James Brewer
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Show Days: Fun for the whole family

The best way to spend a wintery day.

Take the whole family and make the most of the holiday weekend.

Show days run from June 2 – 5, Friday – Monday, daily from 10am.

Immerse yourself in a stunning and varied range of art: painting, sculpture, illustration, photography, printmaking, mixed media, bronze, glass, ceramic . . . . so much great art to enjoy.

Adult – $10, Concession – $7, Children 12 years and under – free
Special: For a limited time show-day tickets are only $5 if you purchase them online

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A world first: artist applications close early

In an unprecedented move, artists applications were closed early due to high demand.

This took us by complete surprise and we are delighted at the high interest.

After fourteen years as New Zealand’s largest and most popular show of its kind, it’s great to see that artists recognise the show as a leading platform to showcase their art.

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