Start at the Gallery celebrates South Australian Living Artists Festival 2019.

Celebrate the work of South Australia’s youngest living artists on display in the Start Art Prize 2019 exhibition! Join the art party of the decade, marking ten years of Start with a family fun filled day of art and entertainment.

The winners of the Start Art Prize 2019 will be announced at midday.

Start Art Prize Exhibition
Did you enter a work of art in the Start Art Prize? Come and see your creation on display in the Function Room and join us in the Sculpture Courtyard Marquee for the announcement of the winners at midday.

Start Art Workshops
Birthday Book and Badges
Share your best times at Start by leaving a drawing and a message in our Birthday Book, and make yourself a special badge to remember the day.

Nylon Zoo

Don a colourful creature costume and join the playful wonderland of the Nylon Zoo.

Body & Balloon Art

Be adorned by Mask face painters and creative balloon artists.

Snap Snap Photo Booth

11.15am & 1.15pm
Storytelling Performances
With master storyteller Helen Lawry

11am, 11.30am*, 1pm, 1.30pm & 2pm
Discovery Tours

Join a family tour as Gallery Guides highlight South Australian Living Artists on display. *11.30am tour will be accompanied by an Auslan interpreter.

11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm
Sketch Tours
Party Time with Georgina Chadderton
Join local illustrator and cartoonist Georgina Chadderton on a sketch tour of the gallery, inspired by all the little details that make parties so special and fun!

Teens Talk

Join Neo's trained teenage guides as they share their unique perspectives and thought-provoking insights with art lovers of all ages.

Performance tours
The eyes of the artist with Michael Mills as John Russell
What do you see when you look at a work of art? Do you see what the artist saw - or something totally different? Join Australian Impressionist John Russell on a journey of discovery, revealing the stories behind iconic works of art.

Start Sounds

Little Music Lab

Create unique and awesome songs with musical technology in an interactive, collaborative sound play space!

11am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm
Dumpster Soundsystem
with DJ Sandy Bunker


Modern Lift
A young local saxophone and guitar duo, performing a smooth range of jazz, funk and pop.

Presented by
  • James and Diana Ramsay Foundation