Join Us

By joining us you share in the life of one of the oldest and most respected arts organisations in New Zealand, helping to create an exciting artistic future.


In a spectacular gallery space and versatile venue with the support of a large and varied membership, the Academy has promoted and displayed new works by artists, both emerging and established, from all over New Zealand and continues to create a unique and vibrant showcase for the arts.


Members of the Academy enjoy many benefits, including invitations to all Academy opening functions, and for exhibitors - one of the lowest commission rates in the country.


You can be part of this...



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Complete and return the above membership application  or for more information call the Academy Office at (04) 499 8807 


There are several levels of Academy membership to choose from:


Friend or Practising Artist: $85


The core supporters of the Academy with special rates for seniors and students.


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Donor: from $250


For those who like to help a little more. 

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Business: $350


Opportunities for the smaller business supporter.


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Corporate: $650


Interested in Corporate functions?


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Elected Artist:


Given in recognition of consistently high standards of work and support,


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Academy Fellowship:


The honour of Life Membership, awarded with appreciation,


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Practical ways for you to be part of the team,


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Sponsorship Opportunities:


Partnerships of mutual benefit,


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Donations and Bequests:


A lasting legacy in the Arts,


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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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