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

Make your mark this Start on tours and workshops discovering, drawing, designing, dancing and sharing in the art and ideas of the artists in the 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State. Don’t forget to submit your masterpiece in mark making for the 2022 Start Art Prize exhibition this Start!

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.

Start Discovery Tours

Guided interactive art experiences for toddlers, teens and in-betweens exploring art and ideas.
Meet in the Atrium (capacity 15)
Duration 20 minutes, tours every half hour

Auslan Interpreted Start Discovery Tour

Guided Auslan interpreted art experiences for toddlers, teens and in-betweens exploring art and ideas. Online registrations essential.

Auslan Interpreted Start Sketch Tour

Guided Auslan interpreted sketch tours for kids and teens to gain hands-on arts experience. Online registrations essential.

Nylon Zoo

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

Start Art Workshops

Create an image with a hidden message by making marks inspired by the work of Adelaide Biennial artist Laith McGregor. Don't forget to enter your work in the 2022 Start Art Prize exhibition.
Registration and workshops in The Studio & Courtyard marquee
Duration 30 minutes, sessions every half hour

Start Sketch Tours

Join artists Alise Hardy and Lauren Herraman on a drawing journey through the Gallery.
Register and meet outside Studio entrance
Duration 45 minutes, tours every hour

11am, 12pm & 1pm
Blooming Hearts Yoga

Move to create with Blooming Hearts Yoga.
Radford Auditorium. Register outside in the courtyard.
Duration: 30 minutes

11.15am, 12.15pm & 1.15pm
Storytelling Performances

Hear timeless tales performed by master storyteller, Helen Lawry.
Function room. Register in the Atrium.

11.30am, 12.30pm & 1.30pm
Choreography with the Collection

Be moved by art in dance workshops with creative choreographer Jessie McKinlay.
Register and meet in the Atrium.

Start Sounds

Let fly on the dancefloor DJs Angel & Sonic Chameleon DJ Tr!p
Location: Courtyard Marquee

11.30am-1.30pm Immanuel College String Orchestra
Various locations in the Gallery.

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

Enter your work of art for the 2022 Start Art Prize Exhibition.

Presented by
  • James & Diana Ramsay Foundation