Premier Art Pass

Premier Art Pass

Immerse yourself in art with a Premier Art Pass to Aotearoa Art Fair. Enjoy full access to the Fair including the VIP Preview, Opening Night, Friday night Art Party, as well as during General Entry hours. Plus, you’ll be invited to a full programme of exclusive, invitation-only art events taking place around Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland from Thursday to Saturday.

PREMIER ART PASS – $150 (save $10 on the door price)

Win an Art Holiday in the Cook Islands

Enter the draw to win five nights in the Cook Islands when you purchase any ticket to the 2022 Art Fair online. Enjoy luxury accommodation at MOTU Beachfront Art Villas, private arts and crafts tour of Rarotonga; an all inclusive Aitutaki day tour; an ‘Island Night’ cultural show; a delicious dinner at one of Rarotonga’s renowned restaurants; and a personalised art tour with Bergman Gallery director Ben Bergman.

Click here for more details about the prize.

Experience Aotearoa Art Fair First at the VIP Preview

Be in first at the VIP Preview of the Fair from 11am on Wednesday 16 November, and experience Aotearoa Art Fair without the crowds.

VIP Preview tickets are a great opportunity for those looking to expand their collections. The VIP Preview gives you first access to the gallery booths, to see and buy work by more than 180 artists.

Book an exclusive 3-Course Lunch on VIP Preview Day

Pre-book a table for lunch on VIP Preview day with friends, family or colleagues and enjoy a glass of Perrier-Jouët Champagne and an exquisite three course shared tasting menu.

Reservations are limited and spaces will sell out. To book your table, please email

Discover 40+ Galleries and new work by Leading Artists

With 40 galleries from across New Zealand and Australia, there is plenty to see, and a Premier Art Pass is your ticket to see it all first.

Whether you’re interested in painting, photography, moving image or sculpture – Aotearoa Art Fair, Aotearoa’s premier contemporary art event, has something for everyone.

Stay on for the Opening Night Party

With a Premier Art Pass, stay on into the evening for Opening Night on Wednesday 16 November from 5-9pm to celebrate with artists, collectors, curators and gallery directors, while enjoying Perrier-Jouët Champagne, cocktails by Scapegrace, wine from Seresin Estate, food from esteemed local eateries, and more.

Return each day for Artist Talks & More

Each day at Aotearoa Art Fair is unique, and with a Premier Art Pass you can experience it all. Hear your favourite artist speak about their work, discover new work, meet artists and chat with gallerists or simply relax in the outdoor Sculpture Space looking over Auckland’s Waitematā Harbour with a cocktail or a glass of bubbles.

Plan your visit with the What’s On programme.

Exclusive Invitations to Art Events around Auckland

A Premier Art Pass is more than just a return ticket to the Fair, it is the ultimate art week in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland – perfect for visitors to the city and locals alike. Alongside what’s happening at The Cloud, you will be invited to a programme of exclusive art events taking place around Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, that you won’t want to miss.

Your Premier Art Pass will give you access to our VIP portal, where you can RSVP to events such as private views, studio visits, artist and curator talks, guided tours and other special events.

On Friday Night join us back at the Cloud for the Art Party

Return on Friday 18 November from 5-9pm for the Art Party.

Pop-up cocktail bars from Scapegrace and a DJ make the Art Fair your perfect Friday night drinks destination.

Buy Tickets Online and Save

Purchase your Premier Art Pass online and you’ll save on the door price.

Premier Art Pass: $150
Save $10 on the door price

Access Times:

VIP Preview Day:
Wednesday 16 November, 11am – 5pm

Opening Night:
Wednesday 16 November, 5pm – 9pm

Art Party:
Friday 18 November, 5pm – 9pm

General Entry Hours:
Thursday 17 Nov, 11am – 5pm
Friday 18 Nov, 11am – 5pm
Saturday 19 Nov, 10am – 5pm
Sunday 20 Nov, 10am – 5pm