The Academy "Art Shop" is a wonderful place to buy original art and gift items by new and established artists.

We sell on artists' behalf - no retail markup- you directly support the artist.

All Welcome.


Members’ Spring exhibition – Artists and Artisans

9 September - 8 October 2017

The New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts presents this year's Spring Exhibition - Artists and Artisans - at the Academy Galleries.

Now open and running until 8 October we're pleased to showcase many very talented artists' works of all styles and genres.

All works are for sale. Open daily from 10 am, entry is free.

We'd love to see you.


Splash 17 & Ceramicus 17

14 October - 29 October 2017

Watercolour New Zealand and the Wellington Potters’ Association present a not-to-be-missed exhibition of ceramics and watercolour paintings by their members, at the Academy Gallery, 1 Queen’s Wharf.

The ceramics guest exhibitor, selector and curator is Richard Stratton, an internationally respected Wellington artist.

Watercolour New Zealand’s guest artists are Richard Bolton, known internationally for his many books on watercolour technique, and well known Wellington artist Dianne Taylor.

The exhibition promises to be one of the highlights of the Wellington visual arts calendar.


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Contact Details

address: 1 Queens Wharf,

                Wellington, NZ  

phone: 04 499 8807


facebook : NZAFA

hours: daily 10am - 5pm

Upcoming Events

Artists and Artisans

9 September - 8 October

Splash 17 & Ceramicus 17

14 October - 29 October

Solo 43

4 November - 26 November

Summer Cash and Carry

2 December - 28 January 2018




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