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The Big Dog Show Shipyard Park, Charlestown
197 Eighth Street
Charlestown, MA
August 18 - September 10, 2018
Recurring daily
Price: Free
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The traditional start of summer will welcome Massachusetts sculptor Dale Rogers and his whimsical art exhibit, The Big Dog Show, consisting of twenty 8’ high by 10’ long steel sculptures on display from June 21 to September 10.  The big dog sculptures will be installed throughout the Navy Yard in Shipyard Park, Boston National Historical Park, and the Harbor Walk.

The exhibit is hosted by the Navy Yard Garden Association in partnership with the Boston Planning and Development Agency, Boston National Historical Park, and National Park Service. A growing list of sponsors includes Bark Around Boston, Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston Dermatology and Laser Center, Crate Escape, Cut-Splice, D.C. Beane and Associates, Diversified Automotive, Garrick-Santo Landscape Co., Harborview at the Navy Yard, Legal Sea Foods, MGH Institute, Pier 6 Restaurant, 7-Eleven, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, Spinelli-Hickey LLP, The Stevens Group, and USS Constitution Museum.

Shipyard Park is bordered by the four streets: First Avenue, Eighth Street, Flagship Way Avenue and Terry Ring. 
You can get here by foot, boat, bike, MBTA, and automobile.



Boston Harbor Cruise Ferry: Board at Long Wharf Boston to Charlestown Navy Yard

Hubway, Bike rental: TD Garden- West End Park

MBTA Subway: To North Station stop on the Green Line (1-mile walk)

MBTA Bus: Route 93 (bus stop Chelsea St/Fifth Street at entrance to the Navy Yard)

Car: Meter street parking Monday-Saturday.  Paid Indoor parking @ 197 Eighth Street Public Garage

The Big Dog Show