Become a Friend of City Gallery Wellington today

Joining the Friends of City Gallery Wellington is the ideal way to get more out of our exhibitions and programmes and meet other people who share an interest in contemporary art.

This is an opportunity to support us and engage with a gallery that not only has a national and international reputation for ground-breaking exhibitions, but also brings a critical edge to visual art and culture in New Zealand. Current benefits:

Events and Opportunities

  • Invitations to exclusive Friends events and tours
  • Opportunities to preview some exhibitions before the general public
  • Invitations to select Deane & Hirschfeld Gallery events
  • Opportunities to attend events for the Friends of the Adam Art Gallery

Special discounts

  • Concession entry on any charged exhibition and public programmes
  • A discount of 10% on Gallery merchandise
  • Concession tickets on shows at Circa Theatre (first ten days of season only)
  • 10% discount at Museum of Wellington shop

Stay in touch

  • An advance copy of the Seasonal Gallery brochure featuring information about exhibitions, events and programmes
  • Receive City Gallery Wellington'€™s fortnightly e-newsletter

Annual fees

  • Individual membership - $45
  • Double (for two people at the same address) $80
  • Student - $30 (with Proof of I.D)
  • Small Business membership - $250

To find out more please email

Download the application form here

Small Business Memberships

Are you an employer wanting to offer your employees something unique?. This membership is an ideal opportunity for employers to give their staff something special. Each membership will entitle the business to five passes to each Friends event. This membership will be flexible in that it can be rolled over to different staff members.

Gift Memberships

Do you know someone who loves City Gallery Wellington? Friends memberships makes a wonderful gift for any occasion – birthdays, graduations, anniversaries or a way of saying Thank you!€™