Art and Dogs in the Gardens
Thurs., July 20th – Sat., July 22nd, 5-8PM
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, NY 11568 (Google Map)
Dog lovers know Old Westbury Gardens for their spring and fall “Dog Days” events when the grounds of this beautiful estate are open to on-leash dogs and their owners. The grounds are a wonderful place to stroll with your dog. Now from Thurs., July 20th through Sat. July 22nd, the grounds of the estate will once again open to dog lovers and their canine companions for Art and Dogs in the Gardens! This three-night dog-friendly event will feature the sculptures of Seward Johnson whose life-size bronze masterpieces will be on display on the grounds. Seward Johnson, an American artist, is widely known for his sculptures depicting people engaged in everyday activities. His works are celebrated in many public spaces. Thirty-two on the artist’s pieces will be featured, including two of his most popular series.
General admission prices to the Gardens apply for Art and Dogs in the Gardens: $12.00 for adults, $10.00 for seniors and students with valid ID; $7.00 for children ages 7-17. As always, Old Westbury Garden members and dogs are free!
Please bring poop bags for clean-up; there are ample waste receptacles on the grounds. There are also a few water fountains for humans but water for your pooches is advisable.
Please note that dogs cannot go in the Manor House (where some works are located) or any other buildings, but are welcome on most of the grounds.
Visit www.oldwestburygardens.org for more information on the works of Seward Johnson and other programs at the gardens. Good directions also available on the homepage under “planning your visit.”