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 

Sunday 7 June, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery,
Dots and Dashes
Look at the spectacular imagery created with fine lines, dots and dashes in the Indian Gond paintings and create your own colourful Gond inspired art for entry in the START Art Prize.  Hear a rollicking Gondi tale in a storytelling performance, learn about the joyful use of dance for ceremony and celebration with Indian inspired tribal belly dance performances or join drum and dance workshops for families and children.
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery
Cost: Free, all materials supplied

Sunday 5 July, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery,
  Famous Faces 
Children’s tours will explore the stories behind the portraits in the Treasure Ships exhibition, inspiring children to draw portraits of famous faces for entry in the 2015 START Art Prize exhibition.
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.