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Parkin Drawing Prize 2017 - Finalist Announcement

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 1:56 pm | Academy Galleries

Congratulations to all those who've entered this year, and especially to those who have been selected as finalists. Just over 500 works were submitted and the selectors made some difficult decisions to shortlist 84 works for this year's competition. More >>

Solo 42 Last 4 days - Make an offer

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 4:41 pm | Academy Galleries

We added to these final day’s excitement with our ever popular - “Make an offer” so the clock is ticking if you’re keen on one of the works on display. Here’s a reminder of how “Make an offer” works. More >>

Parkin Drawing Prize - 2017

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 4:37 pm | Academy Galleries

A reminder that entries are open for the 2017 Parkin Drawing Prize. More >>

Solo 42 Artist Talks and "Make an Offer"

Friday, 19 May 2017, 4:33 pm | Academy Galleries

Solo 42 Artist Talks and "Make an Offer" It’s all go at the Academy Galleries this weekend. Make an Offer Solo 42 at the Academy Galleries has been a very successful exhibition so far and we’re hoping to make it more so with your ... More >>

The Art Pack + In Memoriam - Opening Saturday 25 March

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 5:24 pm | Academy Galleries

The Academy Galleries season of 25 March 'til 23 April runs concurrent shows spanning works from artists who have made their mark in New Zealand. The past and present under one roof. More >>

Art Sale Opening Saturday 28 January

Friday, 27 January 2017, 3:05 pm | Academy Galleries

Opening tomorrow, Saturday morning at 10 am, is the first Art Sale for 2017. Here’s your chance to buy wonderful art from 65 very talented contributing artists. Their works range from large landscapes, abstracts and traditional paintings, to delicate ... More >>

Solo 41 update - the first week has been a real success

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 11:23 am | Academy Galleries

Solo 41 is a sensational exhibition featuring the diverse work of 11 invited New Zealand artists. The range of works is truly amazing; More >>

The Academy Galleries are closed 14.11.16

Monday, 14 November 2016, 12:55 pm | Academy Galleries

An engineer, engaged by the Body Corporate, will make an assessment of the building today. We are hopeful of being allowed back into the galleries tomorrow. Until then we cannot say with certainty when the exhibition will reopen. More >>

Summer Store

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 4:57 pm | Academy Galleries

Opening Friday 11 December and running through to 10 January we’re pleased to present Summer Store in LightSpace gallery. More >>

World Press Photo

Friday, 18 September 2015, 5:18 pm | Academy Galleries

The Academy Galleries are showing the World Press Photo exhibition, brought to New Zealand by the NetherlanNZ Foundation. More >>

Signing - Next amazing Exhibition at Academy Galleries

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 5:00 pm | Academy Galleries

The New Zealand Academy of Fine Art’ latest exhibition is commemorating 175 years since the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi featuring selected works from the membership and friends supported by exciting invited artists exhibiting contemporary Maori art. More >>

GASP! Give Artists' Space!

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 2:27 pm | Academy Galleries

Opening Night Friday 24 October Kicking off at 6pm with guest performance by Audrey Baldwin With this project the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts has aimed to provide emerging artists with the opportunity to develop their skills and practice as well ... More >>

Women Recognised at the Academy Galleries

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 4:02 pm | Academy Galleries

On this weekend at the Academy Galleries, the installation ‘Hall of the Unrecognised’ celebrates the inaugural National Council of Women which first met in Christchurch on 13 April 1896. The installation is part of the SOLO group show. More >>

Academy Autumn Show Extended to the 5th of June

Monday, 23 May 2011, 12:57 pm | Academy Galleries

Due to popular demand The New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Autumn show has been extended for two weeks until the 5th of June. More >>

NZAFA announces summer art show

Tuesday, 15 February 2011, 2:10 pm | Academy Galleries

WELLINGTON – The New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, a self-funding gallery dedicated to the visual arts, announces Then, Now, When: the first membership show of the year. The exhibition poses questions about New Zealand identity through its history of ... More >>

ARTISTS as ACTIVISTS: Fighting for our environment

Tuesday, 24 August 2010, 9:53 am | Academy Galleries

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture by some of New Zealand’s leading artists, all of whom use their art to express their passion for our environment and sometimes to protest against its desecration. More >>

ARTISTS as ACTIVISTS

Monday, 23 August 2010, 9:37 am | Academy Galleries

Find any significant cause for change or conservation and there will inevitably be an artist involved. ARTISTS AS ACTIVISTS will showcase the passion, energy and political creativity of some of New Zealand's most celebrated artists and their contribution ... More >>

Academy Gallery: New Ceramic, Watercolour Exhibits

Wednesday, 21 October 2009, 5:12 pm | Academy Galleries

Sue Newitt graduated from Otago Polytech in 1982 after completing a diploma in Fine Arts and a year on the full time ceramics course. 'My work has always been based on the wheel as I enjoy the process of throwing and putting together of the pieces ... More >>

‘Summer in Antarctica & Winter in Wellington’

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 2:29 pm | Academy Galleries

This spring, visitors to the Academy Galleries should be prepared for a cool experience surrounded by paintings and ceramics.  Paintings of the Antarctic’s unique landscape will hang together with portraits of Wellington in autumn and winter dress in a major ... More >>

 

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