The gallery exhibits contemporary work by solo artists, groups and curators – emerging and established.


Admission to the gallery is free. Our exhibitions frequently include artist talks and workshops. Some works are available for purchase.

We are open from 10am daily, closing at 8pm on weekdays and 4pm at weekends.

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Exhibit your work at Toi Pōneke


Toi Pōneke exhibits contemporary work by solo artists, groups and curators, with priority given to Wellington-based artists.

We support both emerging and established artists and curators. Community and recreational artists with high standards of technical ability and presentation are also considered.

Submit a proposal

Each year, there are two opportunities to submit an exhibition proposal to show your work at Toi Pōneke.

The next proposal round for exhibitions closes on Monday 27 April 2020 at 12 midnight.

Applications are reviewed by the Toi Pōneke Exhibition Panel.

Proposing an Exhibition at Toi Pōneke Gallery (244KB PDF)

Please include:

  • your proposal (follow the above guide in link)
  • 2 page CV. Include website/links to work online
  • at least 10 (A6 or larger) images of your work
  • Please create a single PDF labelled "toi poneke exhibition proposal" with the date and your name.
  • Please upload your PDF to dropbox using the button below.
  • We will email you with a receipt of your proposal.

If you have any issues please email