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NEW ART CLASS this October!
Only 5 spaces remain
REGISTER BY SEPT. 27th
Pet Portrait in Pastel Painting taught by Deanna Nash


For 16 years old + up
Five Sunday afternoons,
2 to 4pm
October 2nd thru 30th, $150.
Museum members receive 10% discount. 
Please call the Museum to register, 314-821-3647

Last ARTIST REGISTRY DEMO DAY for the summer: 
This Saturday,
September 24th
11:30am to 2:30pm
Color pencil drawing by Peg McClure

The Demo Days are included with your price of museum admission.

Have your special event here at the Dog Museum!!  Scroll down to view more photos.  Dog Clubs are welcomed. 
This lovely wedding photo was taken here in Queeny Park.  Wedding ceremony was outside and reception took place at the Museum.


GUEST DOGS:
Dalmatian
Sunday, October 9
1:30pm to 4pm
presented by Kara Sinclair &
Dalmatian Club of America


Otterhound
Saturday, October 22
10:30am to 1:30pm
presented by
Mike & Heather Schimer
& Otterhound Club of America


Irish Setter
Saturday, November 19
10:30am to 1:30pm
presented by Victoria Dawson

"Guinness"


FUN MATCHES can be held at the Dog Museum.  Conformation ring set up is available.  Call Jan for date availabity. 

Conformation ring was gifted to the museum by Ken & Susan Thornberry, Metro St. Louis Pug Rescue.

FITNESS WITH FIDO: 
Six weeks of fitness classes designed for you and your DOG, where you'll always have a workout partner.
Starting Thursday, August 18 thru September 22.
Time: 11am to 12pm, held
here at the Dog Museum.
Tel:  314-669-5595
or sign up online at:
www.fitnesswithfido.fit/classes

Kim, owner and instructor of FITNESS WITH FIDO with her Standard Poodle, Oscar.



VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
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!


Wedding Reception!


The Constellation Room comfortably holds 190 guests allowing space for a dance
floor!



Beautiful Charing Cross Courtyard!


LIVING ST. LOUIS VIDEO:
Dog Training with highlights from Sarah Wilson's lecture on Why Women Love Dogs

http://ninenet.org/archives/27142

See the Dallas News article about the Dog Museum!  Click on the link below
http://www.dallasnews.com/lifestyles/travel/us/20150523-akc-museum-showcases-the-art-of-the-dog.ece


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
Scroll down,
click on "See Inside"
https://plus.google.com/112690819274571066410/about?hl=en


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SEPTEMBER ART PIECE OF THE MONTH:

James Gion
Sky
Bronze, life-size
Irish Setter
Gift of the Linda L. Beck estate.

One of the first references to the 'Setter,' or setting dog, in literature can be found in Caius's De Canibus Britannicus, which was published in 1570.
The Breed Standard for the modern Irish Setter was first drawn up by the Irish Red Setter Club, in Dublin, Ireland, and approved in March of 1886.

CURRENT EXHIBITS:
Dogs of St. Louis Artists:
An Artist Registry Exhibition

Otis by Deanna Nash
September 8th, 2016 through February 19th, 2017
in the Sally Johnson Spillane Special Exhibit Gallery.

In the Main Hall Gallery
Diminutive Darlings: The Toy Group

Selections from the permanent collection.

Artist unknown
Affenpinscher Lying on a Green Pillow
19th century
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Mr. and Mrs. Alvin E. Maurer, Jr. estate

Currently on loan from
Dr. Brenda McManigle:


Journey to Victory
by Karen Kaiser

This wall hanging, a collage of show ribbons, is on display in the Hall of Fame Gallery through November 13th, 2016.

Come see our
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
c. 1935
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.


This life-size painting remains on exhibit in the SJS Special Exhibit Gallery:


Maud Earl
Portrait of a Lady with Two Dogs
1897
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Raike
        
   Dogs in Porcelain Sculpture exhibit
       Click on "Learn More" for
         additional information

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

NEW GIFTS TO THE COLLECTION:

Gifted by the Sue Cone estate

Karen L. Allen
Ch. Katmai Abigail Adams, "Abby"
1992
Breed: Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Pastel

Gifted by Terry d. Chacon

Terry d. Chacon
Final Cut
2013
Oil on canvas

Gifted by Miriam C. Barnhart "Granny Mim"

Diane Ayres
Four Bichons
Ch. Fran-Dor's Chantilly
Ch. Miri-Cal's Merry Music Maker
Ch. Miri-Cal's All That Jazz
Ch. Miri-Cal's Shennigans

1991
Watercolor

Gifted by the Marie D. Toppi estate

Oresto J. Toppi
Airedale Terrier Ch. Blackheath Geisha Girl
20th century
Bronze

Gifted by Regina Belmonte

Peter Belmont
Three Afghan Hounds
2012
Acrylic on board

Gifted by Kathleen N. Peters

Maud Earl
Four By Honours
1901
Aquatint



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

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