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.

Open Daily 10am - 5 pm.


Watercolour New Zealand

15 - 30 October 2016


Splash 2016, Watercolour New Zealand’s national watercolour exhibition features the best of New Zealand watercolour. Guest artist is Philip Markham, recipient in 2000 of the Governor General’s Art Award for high attainment in painting.

The exhibition is open 10am-5pm daily.

At the weekends, from 11am to 3pm you can watch demonstrations of the art of watercolour painting. All paintings are for sale. Free admission.

For more details, please visit their website by clicking here.

Pre-Christmas Art Sale

4 - 21 November 2016

Academy Members Christmas Show 

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Wellington Photographic Society - Annual Show

4 - 20 November 2016

The Wellington Photographic Society presents it's 2016 Annual Exhibition.

A selection of works from members of the society, a group of like minded amateurs and professional photographers.

WPS gratefully acknowledges the contribution of the Graham Blow Estste in presenting this exhibition.

For more information, please click here.





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Contact Details

address: 1 Queens Wharf,

                Wellington, NZ  

phone: 04 499 8807


facebook : NZAFA

hours: daily 10am - 5pm

Current Events

Splash 16 - Watercolour New Zealand

15 - 30 October 2016

Upcoming Events

Pre-Christmas Art Sale

4 - 21 November 2016

Wellington Photographic Society

4 – 20 November

Japanese Calligraphy

28 November - 4 December

Solo 41

10 December - 18 January 2017



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