Entry Guidelines 2018

2017 Catalogue (PDF)


2018 Sculpture Trial Entries Now Open

New category and prize
This year we are pleased to announce a new category and prize!
The Small Sculpture Prize ($1,000) is sponsored by the AFBB Community Sponsors. Our hope is to broaden the opportunity for local and interstate artists to participate in the sculpture trail. See Artist Guidelines for details.

Key Dates:
Entries Close - February 4th, 2018
Installation of work - 17th, 18th, 19th and 24th March, 2018
Official Opening Event and Prize Announcements 25th March, 2018
Open to Public 26th March, 2018
Closing Event & People’s Choice Award June 30th
Removal of work: TBC

Over $10,000 in Prizes
$2,500 - Kingborough Council Acquisition
$2,500 - AFBB & Five Bob Acquisition
$4,000 – Major Sculpture Prize (for outdoor sculptures)
$1,000 - Small Sculpture Award
$500 - People’s Choice Award sponsored by Department of Premier and Cabinet.


The Trail exhibits permanent sculptures all year and the temporary exhibition can be viewed from Easter to mid-July each year. 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 trail is open everyday of the year and welcomes dogs on leads. Entry is $2 per person, $5 per family. Scenic picnic spots available in the pear orchard or on top of the hill (half-way on the trail).
2018 Sculpture Trial Entries Now Open

Opening Hours
The trail is open every day, 8:30am - 5:30pm

Download Entry Guidelines here


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