Connect and create at Start, a family day of culture and collaborations shared by contemporary First Nations artists, performers and musicians for Tarnanthi. Create with Tarnanthi artists, explore Evelyn Roth's Nylon Zoo, stretch with Blooming Hearts Yoga and immerse yourself in storytelling performances.

Book into activities on arrival. Registrations open at 10.30am. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Start Discovery Tours - Suspended

Deaf-led Tarnanthi tour

Join our Deaf-led children’s highlights tour of Tarnanthi with an Auslan interpreter
Meet in the Atrium (capacity 15)
Duration 20 minutes

Blooming Hearts Yoga - Suspended

Tarnanthi Film Shorts

Enjoy short films telling ATSI children’s stories.
Location: Looping in Radford Auditorium (capacity 30)
Duration screening every 40 minutes

To further enjoy your film experience AGSA_eat will be offering some movie snacks and treats to enjoy on the day

Nylon Zoo

Explore Evelyn Roth’s colourful inflatable wonderland.
Location and registration Courtyard Lawn (capacity 15)
Duration 45 minutes, sessions on the hour

Start Art Workshops

Create your own Mutaka (motor car) sculpture inspired by the Minyma Kutjara artists Mutaka on display in Tarnanthi.
Location: Courtyard marquee (capacity 35)
Duration 30 minutes, sessions every half hour

Tarnanthi Weaving - Suspended

Collaborative traditional Ngarrindjeri & Ngadjuri weaving with Tarnanthi artist Sonya Rankine.
Location: Function room, register outside in Atrium (capacity 15)
Duration 45 minutes, sessions every hour

Start Sketch Tours

Join artist Lauren Herraman on a drawing journey through the Gallery.
Register and meet outside Studio entrance (capacity 15)
Duration 45 minutes, tours every hour

11am - 1pm
Art of Dance

Be moved by the works of art in Tarnanthi with Barkindji creative choreographer Adrianne Semmens.
Register and meet in the Atrium (capacity 10)
Duration 30 mins, workshops every hour

11am - 2pm
Start Sounds - Suspended

DJ EJ on the decks.
Location: Courtyard Marquee

Capacity limits apply.

11.15am, 12.15pm & 1.15pm
Storytelling Performances

Hear timeless tales from a master storyteller, Helen Lawry.
Register at the Atrium. Performances in Gallery 1 off North Terrace entrance (capacity 20)
Duration 45 minutes

This book is full of amazing ideas and activities, inspired by some of the world’s leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contemporary artists. Available for purchase from AGSA Store.

10% discount for AGSA and Start Art Club Members

Presented by

  • James & Diana Ramsay Foundation