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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 over 29 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 29 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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Upcoming events at Laughing Dog

First Fridays DECEMBER~ Art Gallery Reception

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

Laughing Dog Studios Art Space, "Gallery at Laughing Dog", presents "Through the Valley~A Group Photography Exhibit".

We are pleased to showcase recent works in photography by Ashleigh Brown, Addison Bryant, Mallory Burrell, Carrie Chang, Carley Holloway, Rachel Jordan, Sammie McManus, Jessica Pence, Emily Sheppard, Megan Tabelon, and Mason Turner. While these artists share the same environment of the Shenandoah Valley, their work offers varying subjects and unique perspectives. They were brought together in these advanced photography classes at JMU this semester, "The Photograph as Document" and "Portfolio Development", with Professor Corinne Diop.

You're invited to join us for the opening reception with light refreshments during Downtown Harrisonburg's December First Fridays on Friday, Dec 6th, 5-8pm. Love to see you there! For more info on our gallery, visit our "Art Gallery" page on our site.

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