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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Closing Reception and Auction for the Dogs of Danville

Closing Reception Set for Dogs of Danville

Reception, silent auction, set for first public art show


 If you haven’t had a chance to check out the Dogs of Danville: Unleashed, time is running out. The Town of Danville’s first public art installation is coming to an end on September 19, 2019.

This summer, residents and visitors have enjoyed 15 uniquely painted dog sculptures placed all around the downtown area.  The public art exhibition will be up through Thursday, September 19. That same evening, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. a closing reception and auction will take place at the Village Theatre Art Gallery, 233 Front St. 

The 15 dog sculptures will be auctioned off, with proceeds of the sale going back to a public art fund, which will allow the Town to do other public art exhibitions in the future.

Before the dogs go away, grab a Doggie Passport from the Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville Community Center, or Danville Senior Center. These will guide you around to all the sites to visit the dogs.  Walking tours are available as well.  For a tour, call (925) 314-3460.

At each doggie location, have your passport stamped, and when completed. turn it in at one of the participating locations to entered into a drawing for raffle prizes. 

Details are listed on the Town’s website at http://www.danville.ca.gov/659/Public-Art---Dogs-of-Danville. Be sure to use our social media hashtags when you visit the dogs. #barklocally #dogsofdanville #dogsofdanvilleunleashed . To see pictures of fellow dog lovers that have already visited our dogs, check out https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/dogsofdanville/

For more information, contact Visual Arts Coordinator Marija Nelson Bleier at (925) 314-3460 or mbleier@danville.ca.gov.

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