The Homestead Galleries

Our public gallery features an innovative programme of contemporary art exhibitions by local and  international artists. We pride ourselves on being inclusive, and our purpose it to create opportunities for diverse communities to speak from and offer experiences that strengthen and promote community.

Exhibitions are accompanied by a full range of free public programmes including artist talks, exhibition tours and art workshops for kids.

2019 proposal deadline for exhibitions in the Homestead Galleries:

30 April 2018


For gallery enquiries contact our curator, Cora-Allan Wickliffe:


(09) 838 4455 x 203


We accept exhibition proposals from practitioners of any artistic discipline, individually or in groups. Proposed exhibitions need to appeal to a broad cross section of gallery visitors. A higher priority is given to artists with an acknowledged exhibition record.



30 April 2018


A 300-500 word outline of your proposed project, with key themes in the exhibition, media, an indication of your target audience and ideas of a related public programme such as an artist talk or exhibition-based workshop.

4-5 images (max) of the works you intend to exhibit or examples of relevant previous works

A concise CV from all participating artists outlining past exhibitions, arts education, art residencies, art awards etc. 1 page per CV

Possible dates for the exhibition - when is your proposed exhibition available and does it relate to a specific event or festival

Email your proposal to the curator in a single PDF file that includes CV, supporting images and links. (please note files must be under 5MB to be received via email, otherwise please use a service such as WeTransfer.com)

Proposals will be responded to within 7 weeks of the proposal deadline.

Please direct all enquiries to the Curator and Exhibitions Manager, Cora-Allan Wickliffe:
(09) 838 4455 x 203


 Another option for artists wishing to exhibit at Corban Estate is to hire a venue to exhibit. Venue options include Old St Michael's Church and the Barrel Store.

See our VENUE HIRE page for more information.