START at the Gallery

First Sunday of the month, 11am - 3pm 

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.

START at the Gallery hits the road for SALA
Saturday and Sunday,  8-9 August, 11am – 3pm  
The Art Gallery of South Australia’s popular START program is hitting the road for the first time, heading North in August to Whyalla and Port Augusta to celebrate SALA with the support of Country Arts SA.
Saturday 8 August: In Whyalla, the free, family-friendly activities will be held at the Middleback Arts Centre.
Sunday 9 August: In Port Augusta free START activities will run at the Institute Theatre, located within Yarta Purtli, the Port Augusta Cultural Centre.
Join the START team to create your own football player sculpture inspired by the 'Bush Footy' sculptures that will be exhibited as part of the upcoming TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art.

Sunday 6 September, 11am - 3pm
START at the Gallery,   The Power of Pattern 
September’s forthcoming START day will inspire young art lovers with The Power of the Pattern: The Ayako Mitsui Collection. The Gallery’s collection will feature of tours and art activities on Sunday 4 October, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture will lead the programs in November and December with the inaugural TARNANTHI Festival and Exhibition celebrated across the Gallery and city.
Where: Various locations in the Art Gallery
Cost: Free, all materials supplied

At START you can also find out more about the Art Gallery of South Australia, the collection, exhibitions and public programs on offer.
No bookings are needed but for more information call 8207 7005.

Supported by the Balnaves Foundation, START is the Art Gallery's monthly children's program of activities.





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.