Upcoming Events

Keynote Lecture by Guardian Architecture and Design Critic Oliver Wainwright SOLD OUT

Keynote lecture: Oliver Wainwright - Form Follows Finance A Robin Boyd Centenary Address Presented by the National Gallery of Victoria, the Robin Boyd Foundation and Australian Institute of Architects A ROBIN BOYD CENTENARY ADDRESS BY OLIVER WAINWRIGHT Every major city in the world now faces a housing crisis. The UN calculates that 68% of the world...
Fri March 22nd @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Walsh Street Tour – March 28

Experience Walsh Street 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, is his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that continues to influence architectural thinking. It is now the home of the Robin Boyd Foundation....
Thu March 28th @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Walsh Street Tour – March 28 AFTERNOON

Experience Walsh Street 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, is his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that continues to influence architectural thinking. It is now the home of the Robin Boyd Foundation....
Thu March 28th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Walsh Street Tour – April 30 MORNING

Experience Walsh Street 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, is his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that continues to influence architectural thinking. It is now the home of the Robin Boyd Foundation....
Tue April 30th @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Walsh Street Tour – April 30 AFTERNOON

Experience Walsh Street 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, is his most well-known work. It has been extensively published both nationally and internationally as an exemplar of modernist Australian architecture and a house that continues to influence architectural thinking. It is now the home of the Robin Boyd Foundation....
Tue April 30th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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 alison.pert@robinboyd.org.au

Video: Vision Force Studio – www.v1s1onforce.com

Foundation partnerships

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.

APPLY HERE

Tours

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.

Must be available business hours Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, with some evening hours.

APPLY HERE

Housekeeping

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.

Saturdays only.

Gardening

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.

Saturdays only.

APPLY HERE

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.

APPLY HERE

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.

APPLY HERE

Friends of the Foundation

Our Friends are an important part of the Walsh Street family. Friends subscription allows us to further engage and reward our supporters whilst helping us to raise funds towards the running costs of Walsh Street, enabling us to open Robin Boyd’s iconic family home to the general public. To invite speakers to challenge and inspire us. To maintain and care for this incredible house and gardens and to offer Open Day experiences that are often a special one-off opportunity.


Principal partners

Partners

Thanks also go to all previous partners, founding partners, supporters, friends and volunteers. Without this support network, the Robin Boyd Foundation would simply cease to exist. Thank you.