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

Start the new year with open hands, minds and hearts; sharing and connecting to Country and culture through art and collaborative experiences with art making, meditation, movement and more exploring Tarnanthi: Open Hands.


Nylon Zoo
Explore Evelyn Roth’s colourful incredible inflatable wonderland.
Sculpture Courtyard

11am - 3pm

Mask Face & Body Artists
Decorative designs for your hands.

11am, 12pm & 1pm

Start Sounds
DJ EJ on the decks.
Marquee, Sculpture Courtyard


First Nations artists Nancy Bates and Katie Aspel share stories in song for Start.
Marquee, Sculpture Courtyard

11am, 11.30am (Auslan), 12pm, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm & 2pm

Start Discovery Tours
Interactive art experiences for toddlers, teens and in-betweens with Gallery Guides.
Meet in the Atrium
Duration: 20 minutes

11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Start Art workshops - Images in Blue
Experiment with watercolour and wax drawing or sunprint with objects to reveal images made with water and light.
The Studio & Courtyard marquee
Duration: 45 minutes

11am, 11,30am,12pm, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm & 2pm

Start Sketch Tours
Join a drawing journey through the Gallery with illustrators extrordinaire Robin Tatlow-Lord and Claire Wildish.
Meet at The Studio
Duration: 45 minutes

11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm & 2.15pm

Mindfulness & Meditation with Blooming Hearts Yoga
Connect and create calmness with meditation and mindfulness.
Function room.
Duration: 30 minutes

11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm

Illustrated Stories with illustrator Karen Briggs
Share stories in pictures and drawing tips for telling tales.
Radford Auditorium
Duration: 45 minutes


Art Gallery Food + Wine
10% discount for AGSA and Start Art Club Members

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