Enjoy art making, music performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month

Celebrate South Australia’s youngest artists for SALA in the tenth annual Start Art Prize exhibition presented online and 100 years of the Archibald Prize with a program that explores all facets of the face. Stay tuned for Start Art Prize winners announced at noon.

Book into activities on arrival, with the exception of Auslan Guided Tours, which are to be booked online. Registrations open at 10.30am. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

10.30am-2.30pm
Start Discovery Tours

Find the faces in the collection on an Guided interactive art experiences for toddlers, teens and in-betweens.
Meet in the Atrium
Duration 20 minutes, tours every half hour

11am
Auslan Discovery Tour

Please register to join

12pm
Auslan Sketch Tour

Please register to join

11am-3pm
Nylon Zoo

Explore Evelyn Roth’s colourful inflatable wonderland.
Location and registration Courtyard Lawn
Duration 45 minutes, sessions on the hour

Start Art Workshops - All About Face

Cut, collage and colour with water to create a portrait that shows all facets of the face.
Registration and workshops in The Studio & Courtyard marquee
Duration 30 minutes, sessions every half hour

Start Sketch Tours

Join artists Lauren Herraman and Gemma Rose Brook on a drawing journey through the Gallery.
Meet: Upstairs in Gallery 7

11.30am, 12.30pm & 1.30pm
Blooming Hearts Yoga

Move, meditate, and explore all facets of your face in workshops with Blooming Hearts Yoga.
Location: Function Room

Start Sounds

11am - 3pm - Silent Sounds - keep the beat in your headset
Location: Radford Auditorium
11am - 12noon
- Dance to beats mixed by DJ Duo Angel on the decks.
12:30pm – 3:00pm – Dance to an improvised DJ set by Jay Gonsalves, combining music from the likes of Michael Jackson and Kaytranada as well as hidden gems from various corners of the internet.
Location: Courtyard Marquee

1.30pm - 2.15pm - Enjoy music from the South Australia Youth Guitar Ensemble (SAYGE). SAYGE is a non-profit organisation whose purpose is to encourage and develop ensemble skills and confidence for classical guitarists in South Australia, regardless of ability or background.
Location: Elder Wing of Australian Art

AGSA Store

10% discount for AGSA and Start Art Club Members

Parent/carer supervision is required

On your visit please:

  • Check in when you arrive by using your Start Art Club Membership.
  • Book into activities on arrival.
  • Remember to social distance, wash your hands, and use hand sanitiser frequently. AGSA has increased cleaning on the premises.
  • If you’re not well or experiencing flu-like symptoms, please join us online instead of at the Gallery.

Start Art Prize 2022. Image courtesy Elisabeth Close.

2022 Start Art Prize Exhibition

See the works of art by Start artists for SALA in the tenth annual Start Art Prize exhibition presented online

Presented by

  • James & Diana Ramsay Foundation