Tea & Tour of Australian Toys 1880–1965

with guest exhibition curator Luke Jones | Friday 5 July 2024 | 10:30am-Noon

Experience Australian Toys 1880–1965: The Luke Jones Collection in a unique way by enjoying a Tea & Tour with the collector of these remarkable playthings. After light refreshments served in the Roman Room from 10:30am, you will embark on a tour of Australian Toys 1880–1965. In this tour, collector and  guest exhibition curator Luke Jones will share the… 

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Playful Pursuits: A Toy Collector's World

A talk by Claudia Chan Shaw | Wednesday 17 July 2024 | 6:00-7:15pm

From the moment she parted ways with her childhood toys at a local market, Claudia Chan Shaw realised the gravity of her mistake, sparking a relentless pursuit to reclaim and preserve the cherished relics of her past. In this thought-provoking talk, Claudia examines the world of collecting and shares her personal odyssey, gathering toys that… 

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The David Roche Foundation upcoming events calendar

Upcoming events calendar

The David Roche Foundation House Museum is pleased to present a regular program of events, including talks, tours, and performances. On this page, you have an easy to follow list of our events to put in your calendar (so you don’t miss out!). We regularly add more events, so make sure you check back frequently… 

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