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 2023/2024 (GST inclusive)
Main Gallery (per day) $44.00
Main Gallery - Community Groups (per day)$39.00
Main Gallery - Corporate Groups (per day)$88.00
Octagon Foyer (per day)$27.00
After Hours (per hour)$84.00 per hour plus $32.00 per hour staff charge 
Exhibition Pod Hire (when not in use at Aigantighe) (each per day) Free
Hourly staff rate for after hour events$32.00

Research Fee

Description2023/2024 (GST inclusive)
First 15 minutes are free and thereafter charged per half hour  $27.00
Student Research FeeFree

Reproduction Fee

Per image outside of copyright

Description2023/2024 (GST inclusive)
Laser print A4$8.50
Laser print A3$12.50
Digital Image (300 dpi jepg via online link)$21.00
A4 Poster$63.00
A3 Poster$84.00
A2 Poster$105.00
A1 Poster$126.00
Custom Sized poster$POA
For images under copyright the applicant is required to produce written authorization from the copyright holder before the Gallery can reproduce the image/s. Any fees payable to a copyright holder is an additional to fees due to the gallery. If the applicant requires the gallery to seek copyright authorisation from the copyright holder this will be charged at research fee rate
Photography Fees$126.00
Staff hourly rate for photography of artworks (when a new image needs to be created from an original artwork. This fee covers the staff time involved in retrieval of collection items, installation, and photography setup and production)


Publication fee is per image and per print run.

Description 2023/2024 (GST inclusive)
Books, periodicals, internet $73.50
Calendars, book covers $300.00
Advertising / publicity (labels, packaging, posters) $300.00
TV programmes and commercial films (New Zealand) $300.00
TV programmes and commercial films (International) $630.00
TV commercials $630.00
Commercial still photography and filming in the Gallery $300.00
Postage within NZ$10.50
Postage International$31.00

Other Art Gallery Fees and Charges*

Description2023/2024 (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: 30 Jun 2023