Fun-packed days of art, activities and entertainment for kids and families.

Start at the Gallery is an exciting introduction to art for children aged 3-12 and their families. Held on the first Sunday of every month, Start is a free family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment.

Each monthly event is themed around current exhibitions or the general collection.

Start is held on the first Sunday of each month, 11am–3pm.

Events are free and no bookings are necessary.

Parent/carer supervision is required.

All Start activities are approved by the Children's University, so whether you are visiting us or doing the activities at home, remember to update your passport at the Information Desk.

Presented by
  • James & Diana Ramsay Foundation

2023 Start Art Prize

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