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

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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