The American Dog Show
American Dog Show – a temporary sculpture installation by the Dale Rogers Studio is coming the Haverhill Oct. 20-22. If you have wondered about the origins of the big dog sculpture on 495 at the Ward Hill exit, or already in the know and in love with Haverhill’s Hound, The American Dog Show is for you. On the weekend of Oct. 20 (Friday) to Oct. 22 (Sunday), the Bradford Common will be the site for a public art installation by the Dale Rogers Studio, The American Dog Show. Featuring
twenty 8’ tall by 10’ long iconic dog sculptures, the public is invited to experience and explore the work of nationally known artist and Haverhill resident, Dale Rogers. “Residents and visitors will encounter a unique gathering of compelling “American Dog” sculptures that are larger-than -life, accessible and attractive to people of all ages. Bringing art to the community is valuable to everyone – not only people who support the arts,” said Rogers. In addition to the sculptures, the event will offer food, entertainment and works of art from artisans and artists from the region, daily from 10 am to 5 pm. Dale Rogers Studio is sponsoring a raffle to raise money for the Cogswell Art Center (cogswellartcenter.org) and Sweet Paws Rescue (sweetpawsrescue.org). The Grand Prize is a 3 foot tall American Dog, valued at $1,000. There will be two “Pups” as consolation prizes.
Tickets are limited to 150 and cost $20.00. Tickets will be available for purchase at the event. Each Dog Sculpture is available for sponsorship, with a decorative collar and dog tag, or other decoration or adornment. Over the course of the event, visitors will have an opportunity to vote for the “Best of Show”. Organizations, businesses or individuals should contact Sheryl Folk for sponsorship information 978-208-9890.
Artists and artisans that wish to have a booth at the show should contact Sheryl Folk, 978-208-9890.