START at the Gallery

START at the Gallery

START at the Gallery and the START Art Club are proudly presented by the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation.

START at the Gallery offers an exciting introduction to visual art for children and families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, START is free and includes art activities, tours, live performance and entertainment.

START is recommended for children aged 3-12 and parent / carer supervision is required. No bookings are necessary. 

When First Sunday of every month, 11am-3pm
Where Gallery wide
Cost Free
Suitability Children aged 3-12 and their families
Enquiries 08 8207 7578 


Upcoming Programs

March 5 – About Time 
Investigate how art tells time this START day with family tours of the collection, travel in time making your own art and find out what happens when time stands still in storytelling performances.

April 2 – Striking Sculptures
See, sculpt and shape at START to create figures and explore movement, stillness and story in workshops and family tours.

May 7 – Food for Thought
Digest food in Art on family tours of the collection, treat yourself to some tasty tales and make a delectable work of art yummy food to eat.

June 4 - Wonderland
START & ASO bring to life the enchanting story of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland through music and song. Join a Mad Hatter's music workshop and see the gallery's collection of tea sets on a tea party tour with gallery Guides.

July 2 - Looking at Language
This START celebrates the beginning of NAIDOC Week and Indigenous language in art, music and storytelling.

August 6 - Art Alive
See the art made at START by South Australia's youngest Living Artists on show in the START Art Prize exhibition.

September 3 - Colour Your World
Explore the artist’s palette on guided tours of the collection and experiment with colour in art activities this START.

October 1 - Asian Awakening 
Celebrate Oz Asia with START on a cultural journey through art, activities and festivities.

November 5 - TARNANTHI Takeover
Experience the art of Australia’s rich and diverse Indigenous cultures in the art on display in TARNANTHI at START and discover the important stories from across the country through music and activities.

December 3 - Wrapping & Weaving
Listen to the tales behind the works of art in TARNANTHI then wrap and weave your own story into a work of art.