Rembrandt Remastered 

5 June - 5 July 2015

Open Daily : 10am - 5pm

Admission : $10 Adult & $5 Under 13yrs.

We at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts feel excited and very privileged to be hosting the touring show Rembrandt Remastered.

As an Academy member we’ve negotiated for you a discount of 50% for two entry tickets to this exhibition, that’s $5 a ticket.

Please read the /Dominion Post announcement from the people who are bringing us Rembrandt here.

And the lastest article here.


Sarah Brock


2 July - 12 July 2015

Open Daily : 10am - 5pm

Admission : Free


 NZ Comic Con 2015 - Wellington

17 July - 20 July 2015

Open Daily : 10am - 5pm

Admission : Free

Taking place in Wellington, NZ ComicCon will feature numerous events throughout Wellington City, and turn the Capital into Geek central for three incredible days and nights.

The Academy is pleased to be part of this event by hosting 2 exhibitions;

  • Game of THrones Gallery, which features a collection of the storyboards from Season four of the hit HBO series GAME OF THRONES. Relive dragons, weddings, murder and more in the original episode storyboards, showcasing the concepts that bring the TV series to life through the art of illustrator Will Simpson. Special limited prints will be on sale. 
  • Aotearoa Fantastical Art Exhibition - a brand new show of stunning science fiction and fantasy artwork celebrating the very first NZ ComicCon. Featuring work by over 15 artists from the popular series of ‘White Cloud Worlds books, this new show will inspire and amaze with its selection of original and digital artworks and sculpture.

Catherine Manchester - Survey

25 July - 5 August 2015

Open Daily : 10am - 5pm

Admission : Free

Survey will be a curated show of 60 works.

11 August - 13 September 2015

The judging panel consisting of recognised art practitioners, arts commentators and academics have been selected for 2015 Parkin Prize national drawing award.

Entries are now open to anyone living permanently in New Zealand.  For the first time this year, 10 highly commended prizes each worth $500.00 will also be introduced, providing an added incentive for artists.

The winning submission will be selected and announced by iconic Kiwi artist, Dick Frizzell on Monday 7 September. 

We’re anticipating another thought provoking and diverse exhibition for this 2015 event and encourage all artists throughout NZ to submit work in this challenging genre.”

Entries close 4pm 12 June 2015. Forms and full details are available at


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Contact Details

address: 1 Queens Wharf,

                Wellington, NZ  

phone: 04 499 8807


facebook : NZAFA

hours: daily 10am - 5pm

Current Events

Rembrandt Remastered

5 June - 5 July 2015

Sarah Brock

Drawing: Experiments with line, light and space.

2 July - 12 July 2015

Upcoming Events

NZ Comic Con

17 July - 20 July 2015

Simon Woolf

25 July - 3 August 2015

Catherine Manchester


25 July - 5 August 2015

Parkin Drawing Prize

11 August - 13 Sept 2015

World Press Photo

18 Sept - 14 October 2015



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