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

Weave your way through the wonderland of Start with art making, music, storytelling, performances, parades, dancing, and drawing. Explore the collection and connect to Country and culture in the Tarnanthi exhibition Open Hands.


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

Start Sounds
DJ Sandy Bunker & the Dumpster Soundsystem
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 - Weft & Weave
Warp and weft thread to weave wearable art creations.
The Studio & Radford Auditorium
Duration: 45 minutes

11am, 11,30am,12pm, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm & 2.30pm

Start Sketch Tours
Join a drawing journey through the Gallery with your hosts; Illustrators Mitch Hearn & Lauren Herraman.
Meet at The Studio
Duration: 45 minutes

11.15am, 12.15pm & 1.15pm

Storytelling Performances - Hunters by the tree
Enjoy the music and magic of a timeless, enchanting African tale of wisdom woven with friendship, told by master storyteller Helen Lawry.
Meet upstairs in Atrium Gallery 7
Duration: 45 minutes

11.30am, 12.30pm & 1.30pm

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

11.45am, 12.45pm & 1.45pm

Choreography in the Collection with Jessie Mckinlay
Make shapes manipulating movement.
Meet upstairs in Gallery 7
Duration 45 minutes


Art Gallery Food + Wine
10% discount for AGSA and Start Art Club Members
AGF+W will be serving up locally sourced sausages + bread rolls with everyone’s favourite BK’s tomato sauce. Go gourmet by adding fresh coleslaw and fried onions.