Lunar new year is here, celebrate this Start at the Gallery on an immersive art safari discovering, drawing and sculpting animals of the Chinese zodiac for a year of good luck!

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

11am–1pm Auslan available
Start Discovery Tours

Discover the animals in the gallery's collection on an art safari with Gallery Guides.
Meet in the Atrium (capacity 15)
Duration 20 minutes, tours every half hour.

11am - 3pm
Nylon Zoo

Explore Evelyn Roth’s colourful inflatable wonderland.
Location and registration Courtyard Lawn (capacity 20)
Duration 45 minutes, sessions on the hour

Start Art Workshops

Sculpt to create colourful plasticine animal figurines inspired by the Chinese zodiac.
Location: Courtyard marquee (capacity 40)
Duration 30 minutes, sessions every half hour

Start Sketch Tours

Join artists Alise Hardy and Lauren Herraman on an art safari through the Gallery.
Register and meet outside Studio entrance (capacity 15)
Duration 45 minutes, tours every hour

Start Sounds

11am - 12pm - DJ Angel on the decks.
12.30pm - 1pm - San Ureshi
1.15pm - 1.45pm - Solo musical performances
Location: Courtyard Marquee

11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm
Blooming Hearts Yoga

Move, meditate and manifest good luck with Blooming Hearts Yoga.
Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Radford Auditorium. Register outside in the courtyard. (capacity 35)

11.15am, 12.15pm & 1.15pm
Storytelling Performances

Hear timeless tales from a master storyteller, Helen Lawry.
Location: Function room. Register outside in the courtyard. (capacity 25)
Duration 45 minutes

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.

We’ve added extra tours but numbers and capacity restrictions apply. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

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.

Presented by

  • James and Diana Ramsay Foundation