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

Connect and create at Start, a family day of culture and collaborations shared by contemporary First Nations artists, performers and musicians for Tarnanthi.

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

11.30am - Tarnanthi Deaf Led story tour
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, every half hour

10.45am, 11.45am, 12.45pm & 1.45pm
Blooming Hearts Yoga

Practice mindfulness, meditation and movement with Blooming Hearts Yoga.
Location: register in the Atrium, workshops in Gallery 2 Elder Wing (capacity 20)
Duration 30 minutes

Nylon Zoo

Explore Evelyn Roth’s colourful inflatable wonderland.
Location and registration Courtyard Lawn (capacity 30)
Duration 45 minutes, sessions on the hour

Start Art Workshops
Tarnanthi Make & Create

Get making with Ngarrindjeri artist, Tom Readett and feature artists included in the new activity book Tarnanthi Make & Create.
Location: Radford Auditorium, register in Courtyard marquee (capacity 35)
& The Studio (capacity 30)
Duration 30 minutes, sessions every half hour

Tarnanthi Weaving

Collaborative traditional Ngarrindjeri & Ngadjuri weaving with Tarnanthi artist Sonya Rankine.
Location: Function room, register outside in Courtyard (capacity 20)
Duration 45 minutes, sessions every hour

Start Sketch Tours

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

Start Sounds

DJ MoZzi & DJ Duo GypZ & Angel on the decks
Location: Courtyard Marquee

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 25)
Duration 45 minutes

12pm & 2pm
No Strings Attached Performance Workshops

No Strings’ unique collaborative approach to theatre-making challenges and redefines (dis)ability. Join the No Strings Explorer Crew for some fun adventures.
Location: Register in the courtyard for workshops in Gallery 9 (capacity 12)
Duration 30 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.

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