Upcoming Events

Robin Boyd Centenary of Design

Tue January 1st - Tue December 31st
In 2019, the Robin Boyd Foundation is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Australia’s most influential architects Robin Boyd (1919-1971). The  Foundation is holding a year-long series of events under the umbrella program..

Walsh Street Tour – April 30 MORNING

Tue April 30th @ 11:00 am- 13:00 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and 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..

Walsh Street Tour – April 30 AFTERNOON

Tue April 30th @ 14:00 pm- 16:00 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and 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..

Walsh Street Tour – May 9 MORNING

Thu May 9th @ 11:00 am- 13:00 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and 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..

Walsh Street Tour – May 9 AFTERNOON

Thu May 9th @ 14:00 pm- 16:00 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and 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..

Walsh Street Tour – May 23 MORNING

Thu May 23rd @ 11:00 am- 13:00 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and 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..

Walsh Street Tour – May 23 AFTERNOON

Thu May 23rd @ 14:00 pm- 16:00 pm
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Boyd designed for his own family in 1957, and 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..

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

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 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.


Principal Partners

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Partners

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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.