Art Gallery Fees

Fees & charges

Please note, all charges are GST inclusive unless indicated otherwise.

Exhibition Hire

Area - subject to contractual approval and management of the exhibition 2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Main Gallery (per day) $40.00
Main Gallery - Community Groups (per day)$35.00
Main Gallery - Corporate Groups (per day)$80.00
Octagon Foyer (per day)$25.00
After Hours (per hour)$80.00
Exhibition Pod Hire (when not in use at Aigantighe) (each per day) $10.00

Research Fee

Description2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
First 15 minutes are free and thereafter charged per half hour  $25.00


Publication fee is per image and per print run.

Description 2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Books, periodicals, internet $70.00
Calendars, book covers $288.00
Advertising / publicity (labels, packaging, posters) $288.00
TV programmes and commercial films (New Zealand) $288.00
TV programmes and commercial films (International) $580.00
TV commercials $580.00
Commercial still photography and filming in the Gallery $288.00

Other Art Gallery Fees and Charges*

Description2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Gallery initiated ExhibitionsNo rental
25% commission if works are for sale
Other Exhibitions Subject to approval by Gallery Manager
Community (non-profit groups) No commission but rental (refer note below)
Single artist / artist groups25% commission
Plus daily rental
Young South Canterbury solo artist 25% commission
Within minimum daily rental
Corporate / Commercial (selling) Exhibition25% commission and double daily rental


  • No commission or rental charge for Friends of Aigantighe.
  • Exhibitions falling outside categories to be charged at Gallery Manager’s discretion.

Last updated: 15 Jul 2021