Arts Market

The Arts Market is a vital forum for promoting New Zealand work. It was launched in 1999, with the Entertainment Venues Association of NZ (EVANZ), and is produced by the Performing Arts Network of New Zealand (PANNZ - that's us!). 

At Arts Market 2017 we saw 60 new New Zealand works pitched and previewed at Auckland Live. Over 3 days more than 170 local and international arts professionals, emerging and established artists and producers, venues, festivals and touring agencies, attended the Market.

PANNZ Chair, James Wilson said that he hopes the Arts Market "raises the cultural capital of Aotearoa" as it aims to "nurture, develop and support new voices and new ideas, and create opportunities for those voices to reach audiences right across the country."

The next Arts Market will be in Wellington in 2018. To receive registration details as soon as they are available, make sure you Sign Up to receive our updates.


Thank you


We'd like to thank Creative New Zealand for their long-term support. Without funding from Creative New Zealand the Arts Market would not be possible.

PANNZ would also like to thank Arts Market 2017 sponsors: Auckland Live, The Auckland Arts Festival, EVANZ, iTicket, DANZ (Dance Aotearoa New Zealand), Ticketmaster, Soar Print, TEG Live/Mediaworks, the Scenic Hotel, Baycourt, Q Theatre, Nelson Festival, Regent Theatre Dunedin, National Touring Selector, Tama Waipara and Helen Cisowski for their support.

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