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You are invited to join hundreds of New Zealanders supporting artists as annual donors to the Arts Foundation.

Start a Fund

Establish a major fund with the Arts Foundation and support the arts in perpetuity

Support a Project

Are you an artist who needs funding? Are you a donor who wants to support an artist or arts project of your choosing? The Arts Foundation can help.



Art makes the world a better place

We need great insight to solve the world's greatest problems. We need inquisitive minds to contemplate, and discuss, important issues. We need art.

2016 New Zealand Arts Awards Recipients Announced

The Arts Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 New Zealand Arts Awards. This year’s Awards feature eleven incredible New Zealand artists with major international influence.

David Carson-Parker's Extraordinary Gift

The extensive art collection of Arts Foundation Governor David Carson-Parker was auctioned Dunbar Sloane in Wellington last month.