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 1 April 2018, Colourful Creations
11am - 3pm
Create colourful combinations by experimenting with wax and watercolour in art workshops, meet colourful characters in storytelling and performances and join family tours that explore the use of colour in art.

Children's Tours
11am, 11.30am, 12 noon, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm & 2 pm
What is your favourite colour? Is it in your favourite work of art? Explore the use of colour in art with Gallery Guides on family tours.
Location Meet in the Atrium 

START Art Workshops
11am - 3pm
Create colourful combinations by experimenting with wax and watercolour in art workshops.
Location Radford Auditorium

START Silent Disco
Turn It Up DJ Quentin spins and mixes for you to move to in the Silent Disco.
Location Radford Auditorium

Face & Balloon Art
11am – 3pm
Face painters and balloon twisters create colourful designs for you.
Location Sculpture Courtyard Tent

Storytelling Performances, The Great Blueness and Other Predicaments
11.15am, 12.15pm & 1.15pm. 
There was once a wizard who could mix any colour except for one that pleased everyone. Enjoy this colourful tale that is adapted for telling from the work of Arnold Lobel.
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 The Studio

START Sounds
12pm - 2pm
Colour your START day with the Jazz sounds of Adelaide band Ikonic.
Location Sculpture Courtyard Tent

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.

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