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2015 Winter Lecture series continues
February 1st, 2015    1:30pm

Guest Speaker: Joseph B. Schenberg
“Puppies in Porcelain”
Don't miss this fun and informative lecture on the art of porcelain production of dog figurines.  Mr. Schenberg's expertise was instrumental in the development of our current porcelain exhibit, Dogs in Porcelain Sculpture.  The lecture includes a guided tour of this exhibit.  This is a great Super Bowl alternative!

RSVP appreciated for any or all of the lectures:
314 821-3647

Click on "Learn More" for the full schedule.

Our first series of childrens art classes continues.
Taught by local artist
Joan Williams, this first four-week series' theme is "Presidential Dogs".
The children's work will be displayed in the Museum starting
January 25th. 
Information on the next series of classes is coming soon.

Buddy by art student, Faith

2015 Guest Dog of the Week!
Click on "Learn More" to see the current schedule.


Easter Bunny at the Dog Museum!
Saturday, March 21st  12pm - 2pm
Bring your dog(s) to socialize and get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny!
Hosted by Guardian Angel Basset Rescue.
Photos will be available online for purchase.
Refreshments will be served!  $5.00 donation requested to the Guardian Angel Basset Rescue.
Regular museum admission $5 adults, $2.50 seniors, $1 children will apply.
For questions contact: Susan Hurt, 314-712-2295

New Giving Programs:
The AKC Museum of the Dog is happy to announce three additional ways to support the Museum: Revocable Living Trust, Pour-over Will, and Last Will & Testament. Watch for details beginning in January or call the Museum and ask the Executive Director for details. 
Our support depends on you.

To all active and retired U.S. Military: Thank you for your service to our country!


Local artists Saturday and Sunday showcase will resume again in 2015. 
Schedule coming soon.


German Shorthair Pointer
Pastel by Joan Williams

See the Museum on Google+
Click on the link below for great views of the Museum galleries
Scroll down,
click on "See Inside"
https://plus.google.com/112690819274571066410/about?hl=en

St. Louis celebrates 250th birthday with creative cakes throughout the region.  The Dog Museum's cake was created by artist Lindsay Harmon.  For more information on the year-long celebration visit www.stl250.org


Join The AKC Museum of the Dog as a member and receive Free Admission & Merchandise Discounts. Free Gift as a New or Renewing Member!  Your membership donation helps support exhibits and special events. Call 314-821-3647 or click on "Become a Member".

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Coming in February, 2015:
Champions of Westminster

A photographic exhibit in the
Main Hall gallery.
More information coming soon.

Now open!
The Canine Art of Maud Earl

Click on "Learn More" for additional information on the artist, Maud Earl.
Featured in this exhibit is an exciting new addition to the Museum's collection.  This life-size work is a very rare example of Miss Earl's inclusion of a human figure in a painting; however, the names of the "Lady" and her dogs are unknown.  Be sure to come see this extraordinary painting and try to solve the mystery of their identities!

Maud Earl
Portrait of a Lady with Two Dogs
1897
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Raike
        
   Dogs in Porcelain Sculpture
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         additional information

Royal Doulton porcelain
Designer Frederick Daws
Ch. Ashstead Applause
Gift of the Glen Twiford estate

New in Jarville House:  Come see our Landseer wall!

Edwin Henry Landseer
The Two Dogs (detail)
c.1838
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Cynthia S. Wood estate

New gifts to the collection!

Uli Kuess
Ch. Hiflite Briarcrest Extra Man
Basset Hound
Oil on canvas
Gift of Bette Williams


Joy Beckner
Life is Sweet
2007
Smooth Dachshund
Bronze
Gift of Joy Beckner

Click on "Learn More" for additional gifts to the collection.

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