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Art Farm Birchs Bay is a not-for-profit association established to foster engagement between community, artists, art and the landscape. The Art Farm hosts exhibitions, artist residency, art workshops and the renowned Sculpture Trail - an annual exhibition featuring Tasmanian and interstate artists, supported by private sponsorship and local government.

Situated at Five Bob Farm, a unique coastal farm, a visit to the Art Farm includes meandering through fields of native pepper (Tasmannia lanceolata), irises, fruit orchards and an extensive kitchen garden, supplying the farm café, Pepperberries Garden Café.

The Old Distillery
Once an essential oil distillery, this rustic building now hosts art exhibitions and workshops. It is located at the bottom entrance to the Art Farm and Sculpture Trail.

Five Bob Cafe
(Formerly Pepperberries Garden Cafe)
While visiting Art Farm you can enjoy refreshments and lunch after walking the Trail at Five Bob Cafe. The cafe is situated overlooking the kitchen garden and views on Mt.Wellington and Bruny Island.

Sculpture Trail
The 13th trail will open on 30th march, 2018 and continue until June 30th 2018.The trail is open every day, 8:30am - 5:30pm

What to expect on the Trail
Currently, the Trail exhibits approximately 12 permanent sculptures acquired by the Farm; a sculpture is acquired annually from the current exhibition. Each year, from Easter to mid-July, visitors can view the current sculpture exhibition throughout the landscape. The Trail leads visitors through pear orchards, up winding bush trails, across open fields with views of Bruny Island and the D’Entreacastaux Channel and down into a picturesque orchards and vegie gardens.  Allow one-hour for the walk, wearing suitable footwear for bush tracks.
The track is steep and uneven in parts and is not suited to prams. The trail is open 365 days of the year and welcomes dogs on leads.
 


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