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 


Sunday 6 May 2018, Make an Impression
11am - 3pm
Capture the moment and find out how light and colour can change a scene in art workshops and family tours.  Enjoy music and performances that set the scene this START at the Gallery.
Children's Tours
11am, 11.30am, 12 noon, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm & 2 pm

Join a family tour with gallery guides to find out how light and colour create a scene in works of art.
Location Meet in the Atrium 

START Art Workshops
11am - 3pm

Cut, paste and collage to create a collaborative impressionist scene.
Location Radford Auditorium

Corinthian Singers
12pm & 1pm
The Corinthian Singers of Adelaide will make an impression singing a special musical program for START.
Location Radford Auditorium & Atrium

11am – 3pm
Capture the moment and make a photographic impression.
Location Sculpture Courtyard

Storytelling Performances, The Three Travellers by Joan Aitken
11.15am, 12.15pm & 1.15pm

Meet Mr. Signals, Mr. Punch and Mr Bags the men who run the quietest railway station in the world. Will they ever get the slice of the action they so desperately crave?
Location Function Room

Science and Colour with Sir Isaac Newton
12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm

Meet Sir Isaac Newton, the very person who helped unlock our understanding of the colours of the rainbow for a colourful adventure investigating What is colour? Where is colour? Why and how is colour?
Location Meet in The Studio

START Sounds
Immanuel College Senior Chamber Orchestra Directed by Emily Gann
12.30pm – 2.30pm

Experience the wonderful sound of strings, as the Immanuel College Chamber Orchestra perform a repertoire of diverse and exciting string music throughout the gallery and courtyard.
Location Various locations

Ages 3-12 and families
Cost Free
Where Whole Gallery


Adelaide Biennial curator Erica Green loves film and asked participating artists to identify films that have influenced them artistically, or in other ways. The result is a Cinémathèque season curated in response to the city wide exhibition Divided Worlds.

Sunday 22 April, Children's Cinémathèque: Bewitched

Three very different children's films where girls are key to making a bewitched world right again.
10.30am - Beauty and the Beast
12.30pm - Howl's Moving Castle
3.30pm - The Secret Garden
Cost $8 per single ticket or $18 for all three films.
Where Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
Tickets purchased online HERE
Enquiries 08 8410 1934