THE ORIGINAL ART SALE
The Original Art Sale is a massive 3 day event with over 1,200 artworks by more than 300 New Zealand artists available for sale. The event’s supermarket concept sees a rolling exhibit of artworks of established and emerging artists on the gallery walls presenting to both art collectors and buyers a wide range of styles to suit different tastes.
THE 2017 EVENT HAS BEEN DEFERRED THIS YEAR .
PLEASE VISIT US EARLY NEXT YEAR FOR THE 2018 UPDATES.
WELCOME TO AUCKLAND’S LARGEST ART MARKET
AUT University presents the Original Art Sale, Auckland’s largest art market. Over 1,200 artworks by more than 300 New Zealand artists are made available for sale at this massive 3 day event. The event’s supermarket concept is designed to regularly add or change the artworks on the gallery walls. The collection from established and emerging artists presents art collectors and buyers a wide range of styles while satisfying different tastes. The artworks are priced from $100 to $5,000 and allow plenty of choices to suit the budget.
ARTIST REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Calling all artists. Registration to Auckland’s largest art market is now open. Early bird registration is at $35 until 15 February. To register online, click here.
We invite you to the event’s red letter VIP opening night. It is an exciting evening where seasoned art collectors and casual art buyers scout the gallery walls for their favorite artists and for the best artworks for sale. AUT and The Original Art Sale will donate proceeds of ticket sales to Kidz First Children’s Hospital of the Middlemore Foundation.
To read more on the gala night, click here.
SECONDARY SCHOOL ART COMPETITION
Student finalists will be chosen for the exhibit and will be included in an exclusive wall for students. Application dates will be announced soon.
PUBLIC SALE DATES
14 TO 16 OCTOBER
The art sale is open to the public to enjoy and buy art. The dates are 14 to 16 October, Friday to Sunday. Friday and Saturday has an entry fee of $15 for Adults and $10 for children (up to 16) and seniors. Pay parking is available via credit card, Vodafone text or Eftpos only. Cash payments are not accepted. Sunday entrance and parking is FREE!
SAVE THE DATES
13 October / Thursday The Original Art Sale Gala Night (6.30pm to 8.30pm)
14 October / Friday Public Sale (10am to 5pm)
15 October / Saturday Public Sale (10am to 3pm)
16 October / Sunday Public Sale (10am to 3pm) *FREE entry and parking