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Parkin Drawing Prize shortlist announced

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 3:07 pm | Academy Galleries

This year’s shortlist for the prestigious Parkin Drawing Prize has been announced. This year nearly 400 artists submitted close to 500 works for consideration. A shortlist of 79 has been chosen after careful deliberation by the selection panel. Congratulations ... More >>

Volunteering - We need some help !

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 3:05 pm | Academy Galleries

Is the time right for you to take on a new interest in support of the arts? Join our art loving team by giving us a few hours on a regular basis for a day or two a month. More >>

Solo 45 "Make an Offer" - Last 3 Days

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 5:05 pm | Academy Galleries

Our Solo 45 exhibition at the Academy Galleries finishes this Sunday 13 January. It’s been a great exhibition so far and we’re hoping to make it more so with your help. More >>

He Hoia Ahau – I Am Soldier: Last few days

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 5:37 pm | Academy Galleries

He Hoia Ahau – I Am Soldier, photography by Craig Andrew Madsen, continues at the Academy Galleries. The exhibition of over 100 photos gives a behind the scenes look of recruits at Waiouru Military Camp during the months of their training to ... More >>

Parkin Drawing Prize 2018 Call for Entries.

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 5:13 pm | Academy Galleries

Entries for the 2018 Parkin Drawing Prize are now invited. Artists are now encouraged to prepare for this year’s prestigious competition, which attracts a major cash prize of $20,000 and national recognition. More >>

The Collidescope Graduate Exhibition

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 4:43 pm | Academy Galleries

Students from the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) Bachelor of Creative Technologies degree and Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies are proud to invite you to the culmination of their academic study showcased in their end of year graduate ... More >>

NZ Splash 2017 and Ceramicus closing this Sunday

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:30 am | Academy Galleries

This joint show at the Academy Galleries is in its last few days – the exhibition closes Sunday 29 October at 5 pm. More >>

Parkin Drawing Prize

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 2:23 pm | Academy Galleries

The last day of the show is this Sunday 3 September. Visit the Academy Galleries on Queens Wharf, Wellington to view Kirsty Lillico's winning work 'State Block', the 10 merit recipients and the rest of this year's finalists. More >>

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 >>