New Dog Park in Queeny Park Opening Spring 2016 !!
Located near The AKC Museum of the Dog.
Queeny Park is the place to be with your best friend.
This beautiful park has miles of trails along with the Museum and the future dog park. Direct all questions regarding the Dog Park to:
Saturday, May 7
presented by Pam (Vetter) Edson
Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue
10:30am to 1:30pm
Saturday, May 14
presented by Beth & Megan Devine
10:30am to 1:30pm
Sunday, May 15
Old English Bulldog
presented by Nancy Bullock
St. Louis English Bulldog Rescue
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Book Signing!! June 4th at 10am held here at the AKC Museum of the Dog.
Fr. Ralph Wright, author, and Barbara Martin Smith, illustrator of "Dogs, A Global Alphabet" will be available for a book signing event.
They will talk about their collaboration on this wonderful book and answer any questions you might have. Books will be available for sale ($15.00), and several of Barbara Martin Smith's original watercolor paintings of the dogs featured in this book will also be available for sale.
applies. Please join us for this special event. RSVP appreciated, 314-821-364
Dogs, A Global Alphabet
NEW ART CLASS MEDIUMS THIS SUMMER!
Call the Museum to register for either of these classes:
DRAWING DOGS Class for Adults:
Taught by nationally acclaimed artist Bob Bertram!
6 Week Class
Wednesday Evenings 7-8pm
June 8th through July 13th
Taught by artist Joan Williams!
9 week class
Grades 2nd through 5th
Sunday Afternoons 1:30 to 2:30
June 12th through August 7th
All art supplies are provided
FITNESS WITH FIDO:
Six weeks of fitness classes designed for you and your DOG, where you'll always have a workout partner.
Starting Thursday, May 19th through June 23rd.
Time: 11am to 12pm, held
here at the Dog Museum.
or sign up online at:
Kim, owner and instructor of FITNESS WITH FIDO with her Standard Poodle, Oscar.
The East Central District, Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri will hold an Advanced Standard Flower Show titled:
"DOGS AND BLOOMS"
at the Museum on Friday, June 10, 12pm to 4pm and Saturday, June 11, 10am to 4pm and Sunday, June 12, 10am to 3pm. The show will include
floral art designs, horticulture specimens and educational displays. Flower arrangements will be displayed in the galleries highlighting various art on exhibit. For more information, contact Mary Officer, Publicity Chairman at 314-772-2849. firstname.lastname@example.org
PAWS for Reading:
St. Louis Support Dogs will be returning to the Museum this summer
Tuesdays 10am - noon.
June 14th through July 12th.
More information coming soon.
Have fun learning how to give guided tours or be a Gallery Attendant in our Volunteer Docent Program! Great opportunity for outgoing individuals to speak with museum visitors about our canine art collection and museum activities. Training provided; must be at least 18 years of age.
For an interview, call Susan: 314-821-3647.
We are also seeking volunteers for promotional booths during weekend dog events both on and off-site. For an interview, call Diane: 314-821-3647.
HAVE YOUR SPECIAL EVENT HERE AT THE MUSEUM:
Click on "Facilities Rental" for more information or call and ask for Jan, 314-821-3647.
Outside Wedding Ceremony!
The Constellation Room comfortably holds 190 guests allowing space for a dance
Beautiful Charing Cross Courtyard!
LIVING ST. LOUIS VIDEO:
Dog Training with highlights from Sarah Wilson's lecture on Why Women Love Dogs
See the Dallas News article about the Dog Museum! Click on the link below
THE DOG MUSEUM WAS FEATURED ON KSDK SHOW ME ST. LOUIS
Monday, March 16th!
See the video at:http://www.ksdk.com/features/show-me-st-louis/
2016 Guest Dog of the Week!
Click on "Learn More" to see the current schedule.
To all active and retired U.S. Military, as well as Police, Firefighters, and all First Responders: Thank you for your service to our country and community!
See the Museum on Google+
Click on the link below for great views of the Museum galleries
click on "See Inside"
MAY ART PIECE OF THE MONTH
Amy Gessner Larson
Gift of Art Show at the Dog Show
One of the most difficult mediums with which to work is watercolor, yet Amy Larson has mastered it as seen in this light-filled painting of a pack of foxhounds enjoying their time together on fresh spring grass. Ms. Larson's work has been exhibited across the USA and in London. Of her passion for art she states: "The drive behind my art is not so much to paint how an animal looks, but rather to capture who they are in that fleeting moment...I hope my paintings can be a celebration of all life". This painting is currently on exhibit in our Cam Lyman Gallery.
In the Main Hall Gallery
Diminutive Darlings: The Toy Group
Selections from the permanent collection coming to our Main Hallway Gallery.
Affenpinscher Lying on a Green Pillow
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Mr. and Mrs. Alvin E. Maurer, Jr. estate
Introducing The Human-Canine Relationship Exhibition Series:
A series of exhibits that will focus upon the various relational aspects between our dogs and us.
First in the series will be
open April 14th thru August 7th, 2016 in the Sally Johnson Spillane Special Exhibit Gallery-
Faces, Families, and Friends: Dog Photography of Lynn Terry
Ms. Terry's book, Tails From The Booth, and a 2016 calendar are currently on sale in our merchandise area of the Admissions Lobby.
For more information on Lynn Terry's photography, visit her website:
In the Main Hallway Gallery:
Westminster Champions 1907-1991
Ch. Barberryhill Bootlegger
1924 Best In Show
Opening Friday, April 29th
Artful Animals from Art Unleashed
Main Hall Gallery
Art work from a local arts agency class will be exhibited from April 29th through Sunday, July 17th.
Come see our new
Reuben Ward Binks wall!
This exhibit honors the collaboration between the artist and Mrs. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge.
Reuben Ward Binks (1880-1950)
Our Cocker Friends
Breed: English Cocker Spaniel
Etching and aquatint
Gift of Jay and Mary Remer
On Loan from Harry Weber
The Foxhunter (detail)
View the entire sculpture in the Museum's Main Hall Gallery.
We have revamped our lower level Cam Lyman gallery!
In addition to several new acquisitions, this space highlights paintings and objects from the permanent collection including works that have not been displayed in many years. Click on "Learn More" for additional information.
The Sally Johnson Spillane Special Exhibit Gallery is temporarily closed due to exhibit changes.
This painting will remain on display after the opening of the Lynn Terry exhibit on April 14th.
Portrait of a Lady with Two Dogs
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Raike
Dogs in Porcelain Sculpture exhibit
Click on "Learn More" for
Royal Doulton porcelain
Designer Frederick Daws
Ch. Ashstead Applause
Gift of the Glen Twiford estate
NEW GIFTS TO THE COLLECTION:
Gifted by Terry d. Chacon
Terry d. Chacon
Oil on canvas
Gifted by Miriam C. Barnhart "Granny Mim"
Ch. Fran-Dor's Chantilly
Ch. Miri-Cal's Merry Music Maker
Ch. Miri-Cal's All That Jazz
Ch. Miri-Cal's Shennigans
Gifted by the Marie D. Toppi estate
Oresto J. Toppi
Airedale Terrier Ch. Blackheath Geisha Girl
Gifted by Regina Belmonte
Three Afghan Hounds
Acrylic on board
Gifted by Kathleen N. Peters
Four By Honours
Click on "Learn More" for additional gifts to the collection.
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