Why Auckland Art Fair is different

In a global marketplace crowded with international art fairs, this fair is different. It frames a conversation about the Pacific region underpinned by the NZ ethos of working smarter, digging deeper, and 'boxing above our weight' on the world stage.


Gallery applications 

We invite leading galleries from New Zealand, Australia, and throughout the Pacific Rim to submit proposals to participate in Auckland Art Fair 2016.

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We will invite participating galleries and selected not-for-profit institutions to submit proposals for projects to be curated into the venue footprint and surrounding areas.

Selection committee

All the gallery proposals will be considered by a Selection Committee, including Hamish Keith, Micheal Lett, Dayle Mace, Justin Paton, and Simon Rees.

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Public programme

Guided tours, special talks, panel discussions, opportunities to meet the artists and their galleries, dining, and more.

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For collectors

In 2016 Auckland Art fair will introduce a new VIP Programme for both private and institutional collectors from New Zealand, Australia and the wider Pacific region.

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Auckland Art Fair is grateful for the support of Principal Partner ANZ Private, Major Partners Hesketh Henry, Staples Rodway, and Founding Partner ATEED, amongst others.


North Port Events, one of NZ’s foremost event management companies, recently acquired Auckland Art Fair. The company is now focused on taking the fair to the next level while carefully preserving the qualities that have made it successful so far.

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Art Fair

Auckland 2016

25 – 29 May 2016

The Cloud, Auckland Waterfront