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EXPRESS YOURSELF AT LAUGHING DOG: Custom Printed T-Shirts, Sportswear, and Fashion Apparel Services, Art Gallery, Gallery Gift Shop in Historic Downtown Harrisonburg. Est. 1990

HISTORY:  Now in our 30th year! Laughing Dog is a locally owned and operated small family business thriving in the heart of Downtown Harrisonburg for nearly three decades. Started by two young artists looking to put their backgrounds in printing, design and art to work, the lively studio setting of Laughing Dog has provided the Harrisonburg area and beyond with custom designs in imprinted apparel as well as a creative & peaceful spot to muse over local art in our art gallery and browse our gallery gift shop.

SCREEN PRINTING & EMBROIDERY STUDIOS: Our screen printing studios provide Custom Printed T-Shirts and more! Offering exceptional customer service, attention to detail, and quality printing for 30 years. Custom printed apparel for schools, businesses, events and organizations. Embroidery services and promotional items also available. Express yourself at Laughing Dog!

ART GALLERY: "Gallery at Laughing Dog" showcases regional art and artisan crafts. We host monthly Art Show Openings, coinciding with Downtown Harrisonburg's monthly First Fridays events. Come check out Downtown Harrisonburg's thriving Arts Scene and stop in for a visit to our gallery! A list of Downtown Harrisonburg's First Fridays offerings can be found at

GALLERY GIFT SHOP: Visit our delightful Gift Shop featuring our own positive message t-shirt line, "Peace Dog Prints", and the best selection of unique greeting cards for all tastes and occasions, plus journals, incense, and revolving artisan jewelry and accessories. 

DOWNTOWN HARRISONBURG: The renaissance of Downtown Harrisonburg is a huge success with more vibrant developments continually on the way! Harrisonburg designated its historic district a Cultural Arts District, and in 2014 it was also designated the first Culinary District in Virginia. Also in 2014, Downtown Harrisonburg was chosen as the winner of the Great American Main Street Award, a huge national recognition! Laughing Dog is very proud of the progress in Downtown Harrisonburg's revitalization and of our part in efforts to help keep our Historic Downtown alive for the past 30 years. Come visit us soon and see why we love our town! For more info on what's happening in the 'Burg, go to

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First Fridays February Art Gallery Reception: "20x20 for 2020" Small Works Show

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Laughing Dog Studios, 82 S. Main St, Harrisonburg VA

It's 2020! Laughing Dog Studios "Gallery at Laughing Dog", presents "20x20 for 2020" Small Works Show.

Did you miss the opening reception in January? Attendance was high and spirits were lively! Or perhaps you'd like a second look. You're invited to join us for light refreshments during Downtown Harrisonburg's February First Fridays on Friday, Feb 7th, 5-8pm. Love to see you there! Read on for all the details.

In honor of a new year in our gallery, we have invited 10 of our associate gallery artists~from local, regional, and out of state~to create 2 pieces each in the small format of 20 square inches...Thus 20 pieces, each 20 square inches, in celebration of the new year 2020.

Participating artists include Jo Ansah, John Bell, Bob Bersson, Garrett Boehling, Rebecca Humphrey, Julia Merkel, Keith Mills, Peter Schnibbe, Frankie Slaughter, Barbara Wallace and feature a wonderful variety of mediums~drawing, painting, and mixed media. Looking so forward to this festive and inspiring start to another gallery year!

This exhibit runs through the month of February. For more info on our gallery, visit our "Art Gallery" page at

First Fridays events are sponsored by Arts Council of the Valley. For a full schedule of events for February First Fridays, check