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.

May Iremonger

Artist, Poet, Potter.

Passed peacefully on 8 March 2017. Aged 97 years.

To view a Tribute by Greg Chaston, President of the Academy of Fine Arts Wellington, please click here.   

 Solo 42

29 April - 28 May

This exhibition showcases the work of 11 very talented artists, everything from portraiture to neo-impressionism to glassworks.

Running until 28 May at the Academy Galleries, 1 Queens Wharf, Wellington.

The galleries are open daily from 10 am, entry is free and we’d love to see you.

Comicon & White Cloud Worlds

1 June - 11 June

This exhibition is part of the Armageddon event at Westpac Stadium held during Queens Birthday weekend.

Members' Winter Exhibition

17 June - 16 July

An un-themed exhibition of all types, genres and styles.

We now have a mailing list for people interested in our newsletters, exhibition programme and special offers.  






To find out more, please click here.


For sales enquiries contact Marc Pettie

For any other enquiries, please click here.






Contact Details

address: 1 Queens Wharf,

                Wellington, NZ  

phone: 04 499 8807


facebook : NZAFA

hours: daily 10am - 5pm

Current Events

Solo 42

29 April - 28 May

Upcoming Events

Comicon & White Cloud Worlds

1 June - 11 June

Members' Winter Exhibition

17 June - 16 July



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