Lisa Byrne, Director

Lisa Byrne has an impressive and varied career in the arts sector as a director/ curator in Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT across local, state and national arts organisations. She has held significant curatorial roles in both research and practice at Monash and RMIT Universities and leadership roles in several contemporary arts organisations in Australia, such as the Australian Centre for Photography and Canberra Contemporary Art Space.

Lisa was closely involved in the development of the arts and culture programme for Realm, a library learning and cultural centre in the newly redeveloped Ringwood Town Square. As Curator for the Maroondah City Council she was responsible for its art collection where she successfully negotiated several major cultural gift donations by leading Australian artists.

McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery

Ian Cail, Facilities & Grounds Manager

Trish Delves, Retail Co-ordinator

Imogen Good, Education & Projects Co-ordinator

Simon Lawrie, The Balnaves Curator of Australian Sculpture

Shireen Longley, Accounts Co-ordinator

Susie Raven, Curator of Programs

Esther Raworth, Front of House Coordinator

Carolyn Stirling, Caretaker

Dining & Functions

Anthony Christie, Head Chef
Derek Lyall, Dining & Functions Manager


McClelland has a committed and loyal team of 24 Volunteers who bring a wealth of knowledge, skills and enthusiasm to McClelland. They generously give their time (over 5,700 hours every year) in various roles including Guides, Horticulture & Garden Maintenance, Customer Service/Information, Gallery Assistance and Education.

We value their generous contribution to making McClelland a warm, welcoming and engaging experience!