Since 1998, the Arts Foundation has awarded almost $6.5 million to New Zealand artists and organisations with awards steeped in mana, mauri and honour.
Arts Foundation Laureate Awards celebrate artists with outstanding potential for future growth whose practise has an impact on New Zealand.
Whakamana Hiranga. The Arts Foundation’s highest honour, bestowed to a living circle of twenty of New Zealand’s most significant artists for their extraordinary lifetime achievements and mark on the arts.
The Arts Foundation celebrates and increases the impact of New Zealand artists with financial awards. Understand the selection process for Arts Foundation Awards.
Harriet Friedlander was a dedicated supporter of the arts, who loved New York, believing that the city nurtured artists. She established this residency in 2008.