The Arthur & Yvonne Boyd Education Centre At Riversdale the celebrated Boyd Education Centre designed by Glenn Murcutt, in association with Reg Lark and Wendy Lewin, can also be utilised for group residencies. The Centre comprises 16 twin rooms (or 8 rooms of 4) to accommodate a maximum of 32 people in shared facilities. A fully self-contained kitchen adjoins the main hall in the centre. The main hall dimensions are 18m x 9m. The surface of the main hall is pavers. Optional flooring can be discussed for performance based residencies.
For more information on group residencies utilising Riversdale contact the Program Officer (02) 4422 2108 before applying.
The main hall contains tables & chairs for artists to use. The Mordant Family Library is available for groups in residence to use as a break out space. It has a small exhibition of Arthur Boyd’s work on display, as well as reference books for the artists to use, while in residence. Other equipment available for use: Data projector Projector screen PA system
Both the Bundanon & Riversdale properties have wireless satellite broadband.. Please bring We recommend artists bring laptops with wireless capabilities to connect to satellite broadband. We do not have a staff member trained in IT on site. Please arrange your own IT support beofre you arrive. Following is the information you will require: Outgoing mail server address is: mail.activ8.net.au. Mac users particularly need to add this address to their accounts. Without this you can receive emails via wireless but cannot send. Due to our isolated location, our connection can be interrupted at times. Accounts for large media downloads need to be approved. If you experience IT issues please advise a staff member or contact the Program Officer.
There is very limited mobile phone coverage on site at Bundanon & it is not to be relied upon. Access to a telephone is in the apartment/cottage, with free local calls. STD & IDD calls require phone cards. Please purchase your phone card before you arrive. The Riversdale site has mobile reception.