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Address: Downtown Athens, Athens, GA
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Fun Family Scavanger Hunt

Our family loves to Ty and find these as a fun side thing to do when we are in the car. It's really nice to see art displayed everywhere. We are planning to start a photo album of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
JenniferM0511
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Athens, Georgia
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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Our family loves to Ty and find these as a fun side thing to do when we are in the car. It's really nice to see art displayed everywhere. We are planning to start a photo album of them.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

As a non-resident, I love seeing the Bulldogs all over town. They're so cool and really show a lot of pride. They make great photo opps!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This art exhibit has become an Athens tradition. Even as a local, it is fun to try to hunt them all down and take a picture with them. I'd like to make this into an actual "scavenger hunt" someday.

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I want instinctively dislike the bulldogs because they represent football, which means so much to a lot of people, but just means terrible traffic and a town full of drunk buttholes to those of us who love the downtown area. However, it kinda gets art into the eyes of people who might otherwise never notice, if only because the art... More 

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White, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Loved cruising around the city looking for the Dawg statues and taking pictures of them. So much fun!

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We did this as a scavenger hunt with our extended family and it was so much fun to try to find all of them around town. WE made a scrapbook of all the Dawgs so far with the family in it. Pretty funny.

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I love art and especially this exhibit! I feel so at home whenever I see another dawg. It's always a nice surprise to see one I've never seen before.

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Athens, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Derivative art pieces -- cows did it best in Chicago and now everyone's a copy artist. this exhibit long ago outlived its charm.

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Athens, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

This project of the Athens Garden Club has endured for almost a decade. They are now part of the unique landscape of Athens.

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Public art in athens is continues to expand. Kids love the scavenger hunt to try to find all the Dawgs and the different artistic expressions representing a theme, The public bus shelters are other great examples - some of those examples incude a music note and yellow school bus shelters.

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