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 years and parent / carer supervision is required. No bookings are necessary.
When: First Sunday of every month, 11am - 3pm
Where: Gallery wide
Suitability: Children aged 5-12 and their families
Enquiries: 08 8207 7578
Sunday 5 June
MORE THAN INK
This START day, explore the art of Islamic calligraphy revealed in More Ink than Ocean: The Art of Writing in Islam on special family tours. Discover the rich heritage of Southeast Asia and beyond with Islamic music, shadow puppetry performances and workshops and see how Arabic calligraphy can transform your name into an animal in the zoomorphic art activities.
Sunday 3 July
During NAIDOC Week, the cultural objects featured in the display Carrying Culture will inspire youngsters’ creativity in the art workshops and performances. Join a family tour to find out why vessels, weapons and ornaments are so important to Australia's first people.
Sunday 7 August
START ON SHOW
Join us for the opening party of START Art Prize and exhibition that showcases the art made at START by some of South Australia’s youngest living artists, as part of the SALA Festival. Family tours will experience several exhibitions showcasing the work of South Australian artists and workshops will focus on the human body as inspiration for sculpture.
Also, during the SALA Festival, START goes on the road to present art making activities for
children and families in the Riverland. This year’s events will be held on the weekend of
20 & 21 August and follow START’s successful first regional tour to Port
Augusta and Whyalla in 2015.
Sunday 4 September
Join a tour of the display of Great Tales in Asian Art and explore ancient stories of love, adventure and great conflict as depicted in paintings, screens and prints. Illustrate your own great adventure in the art workshops and enjoy the sounds of Indian music. Learn some new moves in interactive dance performances lead by Fusion Beats.
At START you can also find out more about the Art Gallery's collection, exhibitions and public programs on offer.