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Tickets for the 2020 NZ Art Show now on sale

2020 – HERE WE COME! – TICKETS ON SALE NOW

We’re busy planning the 2020 NZ Art Show

Dates are set for the 2020 NZ Art Show – artist applications are already open and our website has had a makeover

The dates for the 2020 NZ Art Show are:

  • Queen’s Birthday Weekend – May 29 – June 1
  • Gala evening: Thursday May 28
  • Show days: Friday May 29 to Monday June 1

Lock these dates into your calendar now!

Buy your tickets now

Early bird special – show day tickets are half price – only $6

Gala Evening: this highly popular event always sells out so make sure you get your tickets early

Become a Friend and receive a complimentary art voucher

Become a Friend and receive a complimentary art voucher

Sign up as a Friend of the 2020 show in the month of November and we’ll give you a complimentary art voucher valued at $50, to be used at the 2020 show.

Show your commitment and love of art, and at the same time enjoy the benefits that come with your Friend membership:

  • private preview of the show – exclusive to Friends and sponsors
  • guaranteed tickets to the gala evening – this event sells out every year
  • show day tickets – enjoy the show with your friends and family
  • invites to private NZ Art Show events

Image: ‘Urban Intensification 17’, original relief painting by Maxine Edwards

Image: ‘Urban Intensification 17’, original relief painting by Maxine Edwards

Sponsor the NZ Art Show and let art be a part of your business

Image: ‘The River Deep’, acrylic on board by Tanya Blong

Sponsor the NZ Art Show and let art be a part of your business

Align with us, one of Wellington’s favourite events, and enjoy some of the following benefits:

  • Gala evening – treat your valuable clients to the art party of the year – lots of fun, art, music and networking
  • We’ll expose you – expand your brand’s profile via our comprehensive marketing campaign and media platforms
  • Exclusive access – view the show before it show opens to the public – in a private and intimate setting
  • Demonstrate corporate responsibility – show your support of NZ art and join us as we celebrate New Zealand culture

With a range of sponsorship opportunities to suit businesses of all sizes and budgets you’ll receive great value for money.

Carla Russell to receive a Kiwibank Local Hero Medal

We are proud to announce that Carla has been awarded a Kiwibank Local Hero Award


Carla is dedicated to raising the profile of New Zealand art and her efforts from the last 16 years have been recognised by the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards committee.

It’s a humbling yet proud moment for Carla’s work with the arts and the NZ Art Show to be recognised.

Image: Carla Russell, Nominee for the 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards, and recipient of a Kiwibank Local Hero Award

Image: Carla Russell, Nominee for the 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards, and recipient of a Kiwibank Local Hero Award
Image: ‘You’re Not My Chief’, oil painting by Monique Richards

Artist applications now open

Calling all New Zealand artists! Applications for the 2020 show are now open


New Zealand’s most inspirational art event 
The NZ Art Show is the best platform for artists to get their name in front of thousands of art lovers.


If you, or anyone you know, has a special artistic talent, then consider the NZ Art Show and apply now

The NZ Art Show thanks the following businesses for their invaluable support: