Saturday 24 October - Monday 26 October

Saxton Stadium, Nelson

 Win a Weekend to Art Expo Nelson!REASONS TO VISIT

Nelson Tasman Tourism is encouraging people to 'Discover the HeART of Nelson' this Labour Weekend - and they have four fabulous prize trips to be won. Click here to enter.

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The Nelson Arts Festival runs for 13 days of concerts and live music, more than 1500 artworks are on display/for sale at Art Expo Nelson, the latest must-see attraction at New Zealand Classic Motorcycles holds its doors open for enthusiasts, historians and art lovers alike, and there isn’t a better time to cycle the Tasman’s Great Taste Trail and sample the delicacies and delights of spring.


Art Expo Nelson: Three days of...

  • Unique, affordable art from 175 emerging and established artists from all over New Zealand
  • Opportunity to meet the artists behind the art - painters, printmakers, sculptors, photographers, ceramists, jewellers  and more
  • Onsite café/bar to relax,  debate and deliberate your art choices

Crowe Horwath Awards Evening

Award winners will be announced at 7 pm Saturday 24 October.  Awards night includes guest speaker, well known New Zealand artist, Dick Frizzell.  Tickets are $10 and will go on sale early October.

Art Awards:

  • Nelson City Framers Paramount Art Award
  • Sprig & Fern People's Choice Beer Label
  • Crowe Horwath Business Art Award


Looking back: Art Expo Nelson 2013 Opening Day

Any enquiries please contact us.


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