Friends/Practising Artists



Membership includes:

  • A double invitation to a range of Academy evening opening functions, offering the chance to preview and purchase new work from established and emerging artists from all over the country.

  • Regular members' e-newsletters with everything you need to know about exhibitions and information on exhibition opportunities at the Academy.
  • A free copy of the Academy's printed bi-annual newsletter containing details of upcoming exhibitions, reviews of previous exhibitions and events, artist interviews and other news of interest.
  • The opportunity to submit work to at least four annual themed exhibitions and a permanent sales gallery. There is also the opportunity to converse with our curator in advance of each exhibition.

  • Advance notice of, and an artist's entry form to, all Academy exhibitions.

  • Lower commission on art sales: 33.33% (non members 40%).

  • Association with one of NZ's foundational art institutions.


Standard: $85.

Senior: $65. Aged 65 years and over                                                  

Student: $50. A student must be enrolled at a recognised educational institution as a full time student. Please provide student I.D number and graduation date.


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Or phone the Academy office 04 499 8807



Contact Details

address: 1 Queens Wharf,

                Wellington, NZ  

phone: 04 499 8807


facebook : NZAFA

hours: daily 10am - 5pm

Current Events

World Press Photo

19 Sept - 11 October 2015

Upcoming Events

Watercolour New Zealand - Splash 2015

24 October - 1 November 2015

Pre-Christmas Art Sale

5 Nov - 29 November 2015

Solo 39

3 December - 10 Jan 2016



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