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 proposal round for exhibitions in 2019 closes on 30 April 2018.

Applications are reviewed by the Toi Pōneke Exhibition Panel.


Proposing an Exhibition at Toi Pōneke Gallery (244KB PDF) – Please note we no longer charge an exhibition fee.

Tips for writing exhibition and funding proposals (43KB PDF)

Submit your exhibition proposal