START at the Gallery

First Sunday of the month, 11am - 3pm 

Presented by the Balnaves 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 5-10 years and parent / carer supervision is required. No bookings are necessary.

For more information, call 08 8207 7005

START What’s On

Sunday 1 February, 11am - 3pm  
START at the Gallery, Strut Your Stuff   
Strut your style on the START fashion runway, enjoy contemporary dance performances and workshops to learn some stylish new moves and join the START Team making and dressing up Fashion Icons and assemble wacky outfits on our collaborative giant felt board, search the collection with Gallery Guides to find fashionable people in the artworks on display.

11 am, 11.30 am, 12 noon, 12.30 pm, 1 pm, 1.30 pm & 2 pm
Children’s Tours
Join specialist children’s guides on tour to find fashionable people in the artworks in the collection.
Location: Meet in the Santos Atrium

11am - 3pm
Fashionable Felt
Assemble wacky outfits on our collaborative giant felt board.
Location: Radford Auditorium

11 am – 3 pm
Styling Fashion Icons
Join the START Team dressing up Fashion Icons. 
Location: Radford Auditorium

11 am – 3 pm
Clothing Templates
Make your couture statement and decorate and embellish a pair of jeans or a singlet.
Location: The Studio

12.15 pm, 1.15 pm & 2.15 pm
Performance & Dance Workshops
SA dance theatre company One Point 618 show you how to strut your stuff with performance and contemporary dance workshops for those who want to strut their stuff on the fashion runway'.
Location: Marquee in the Sculpture Courtyard

Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery
Cost: Free, all materials supplied

Supported by the Balnaves Foundation, START is the Art Gallery's monthly children's program of activities. Suitable for ages 5 - 10 years. No bookings necessary. 






The Balnaves Foundation is a private philanthropic organisation established to provide support to charitable enterprises across Australia. The Foundation supports eligible organisations that aim to create a better Australia through education, medicine and the arts, with a focus on young people, the disadvantaged, and Indigenous communities.