Wellington is a melting pot for artists. Here are some top spots around the town to see and buy art.
Museum of Te Papa New Zealand Tongarewa
Listed among Lonely Planet’s top 500 things to see in the world, Te Papa(opens in new window) is New Zealand’s bold and innovative national museum. This treasure trove of New Zealand stories boasts an excellent gift store, with locally-made products from some of the country’s top creative talent. Shop the exquisite range of greenstone jewellery, art books, Kiwiana homewares and more.
Museum Art Hotel(opens in new window) It is not often that a hotel figures on your list for its art, but this is different. Museum Art Hotel permanently displays numerous works by local artists to entertain and inspire guests.