Please enjoy this film short of a dinner party recently hosted at Walsh Street by KFive + Kinnarps to celebrate the launch of The Boyd Collection
For more detailed information on the furniture collection, visit the website: boydcollection.com.au
Walsh Street can be enjoyed by individuals and organisations who become partners of the Foundation.
To discuss becoming a Partner, please contact joy.villalino at robinboyd.org.au
Video: Vision Force Studio – www.v1s1onforce.com
As a Foundation Partner you will benefit from a brand alignment that expresses your commitment to Australian design and innovation. As well as marketing opportunities to the Foundation’s constituency – a fast growing group of Australians passionate about supporting good design – we offer a range of exclusive benefits to Foundation Partners.
Volunteering with us
We are currently recruiting volunteers in the following areas.
Events & Open Days
Event & Open Day Volunteers are an essential to the success of the Foundation’s inspirational and educational events and tours. Volunteers assist on the day with Walsh Street events and Open Days, guest-lists, general safety supervision.
Must be available evenings and weekends.
The Foundation’s Walsh Street Tour Volunteer Guides are essential to the success of the Foundation’s inspirational and educational events and tours at the historic home of Robin Boyd. Receive valuable training on leading our public Walsh Street house tours and presenting talks on Robin Boyd’s life and his lasting influence.
Our Housekeeping Volunteers ensure that the historic Walsh Street house is properly cleaned and maintained. Volunteers get a unique insight into maintaining a historic house and assist with condition reports. The Foundation holds a monthly working bee on the first Saturday of each month, so Saturday availability is essential for this role.
The Garden Volunteers are a vital part of ensuring that Walsh Street and its legacy is preserved for years to come. Volunteers assist with the presentation and care of the garden, whilst nurturing and preserving Boyd’s emphasis of the relationship between indoors and outdoors. The Foundation holds a monthly working bee on the first Saturday of each month, so Saturday availability is essential for this role.
Admin & Marketing
The Admin & Marketing Volunteers assist with general office support and database upkeep. Volunteers must be proficient in basic Microsoft office software, with marketing opportunities for individuals who have a portfolio of written or social media work.
Open Office Volunteer Spots – must be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays.
Open Marketing Volunteer Spots for project or event as needed.
Collections & Archives
Become involved with the Robin Boyd Collection and the 60+ year Walsh Street residence as a Collections & Archives Volunteer. The Foundation has opportunities for volunteers with experience or interest in collections management, gallery or museum administration, or archival research.
Open Volunteer Spots: based on project needs. Note some evening or weekend work may be required.
Friends of the Robin Boyd Foundation
Our Friends are an important part of the Robin Boyd Foundation and Walsh Street family. Friends memberships help mainten and preserve Robin Boyd’s iconic, midcentury family home on Walsh Street in Melbourne and help carry forward his legacy to educate the design curious and to provoke contemporary dialogue about Australian urban design and architecture.