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 4 December
Summer Scene
Celebrate the beginning of summer with Cirkidz demonstrations and workshops, storytelling performances of Because Fairies Can’t Cook and be inspired by the iconic work of Australian artist Brett Whiteley to make your own multi panelled work of art.
Children’s Tours
11am, 11.30am, 12 noon, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm & 2 pm
Family tours will introduce the iconic work of Australian artist Brett Whiteley.
Location Meet in the Santos Atrium
START Art Workshops
11am – 3pm
Make your own multi panelled work of art inspired by the Australian artist Brett Whiteley.
Location Radford Auditorium
Art on You
11am – 3pm

Let Mask Face and Body artists decorate you.
Location Sculpture Courtyard Big Tent
Storytelling Performances, Because Fairies Can’t Cook
11.15am, 12.15pm & 1.15pm

Hear this funny traditional Scottish story about fairies that will do anything to get a Christmas pudding...even steal a cook.
Location Function Room
Cirkidz Present
11.30am - 1pm
Enjoy entertaining roving interactive circus performances.
Location Sculpture Courtyard Big Tent
START Sounds
1pm – 3pm
Golonka’s beautiful music with a wild gypsy heart will captivate you with live performances that are sweet, menacing and danceable in equal doses!
Location Sculpture Courtyard Big Tent
2pm-3pm
South Australian Youth Guitar Ensemble perform Christmas Carols.
Location Gallery 4


Sunday 1 January  
New Year Here!
START the new year at the Gallery! Pull up a bean bag and roll out your picnic rug for some crazy Elizabethan festive revelry as Shakespeare’s characters in The Twelfth Night mark the end of the Christmas season. Hear about a family road trip in storytelling performances and take the family on an optical journey of the Collections Project with a guided tour.