NEWS  -- VEFA Exhibition Tours - Saturday/Sunday 2-3pm

Do you want to learn more about the art on offer at VEFA? 
We are excited to announce two VEFA exhibition tours by art industry experts Jessica Pearless and Jonathan Organ.  Join them for a discussion on contemporary art trends and collecting art using the VEFA artworks as a reference point.  The tours are free, please register here.

VEFA 2018

Get ready for a weekend-long extravaganza of fine art and art related fun!  Featuring works from more than 150+ of New Zealand’s leading contemporary artists exhibiting original paintings, photography, sculpture, ceramics, glass, weaving and more.  View the catalogue here

As well as the fine art exhibition (free admission Saturday and Sunday), there will be live art demos, inspiring art and design workshops for all ages and an on-site café serving delicious food and barista-made coffee. The weekend concludes with a Family Festival Day on Sunday complete with live music and free interactive art activities for the whole family.


  • Gala Opening, 7pm-midnight
  • Cocktails, canapes, a live auction and live music, plus the first chance to view and purchase art.
  • Tickets are SOLD OUT


  • Fine art exhibition (free admission).
  • Art and design workshops for children, teens and adults. 
  • Focus on Contemporary Art with Jonathan Organ. Join Jonathan Organ of Paragon Matter Art Services in a guided tour of VEFA in discussion on contemporary art trends.  2 - 3pm. Free but please register your interest.
  • Live art demonstrations.
  • On-site cafe.


  • Fine art exhibition (free admission).
  • Family Festival Day – free fun activities for the whole family! 
  • Art and design workshops for children, teens and adults. 
  • Collecting Contemporary Art with Jessica Pearless. Join Jessica Pearless of Paragon Matter Art Services in a guided tour of VEFA in discussion on collecting contemporary art. 2 - 3pm. Free but please register your interest.
  • Live art demonstrations.
  • On-site cafe. 

Many thanks to our premium sponsor Justin Mitchell of New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty







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