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MUSEUM CLOSED FOR 4TH OF JULY

Happy Independence Day!

2015 SUMMER
      EVENING HOURS:

The Museum will have
extended hours until 8pm
on
 Tuesdays and Thursdays
!   
May 5th through September 3rd

Thanks to all of the participants who made
4-H DAY such a fun time for our visitors!


Marshall the Miracle Dog

Children visiting with Marshall

Teachers Pet Drill Team


MUSEUM BOOK CLUB:
Sunday, July 19 
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Jim the Wonder Dog
by Clarence Dewey Mitchell
Books available for purchase
at the museum.
RSVP:  314-821-3647

HAVE YOUR SPECIAL EVENT HERE!
Click on "Facilities Rental" for more information.


               NEW!
      ART CLASSES
       FOR ADULTS:
  Dog Portraitur
e in
               Acrylic Painting

Taught by nationally known artist
Bob Bertram
Tuesday evenings 6 - 8pm
There are still spaces available for
Session 2:  July 21 - August 18

Call the Museum for more information. Registration deadline is two weeks prior to start of each session.

Summer ZENTANGLE Class has begun!

Zentangle Labrador
by art student Eileen


Zentangle Papillion
by art student Alexis


Zentangle Poodle
by art student Hadley

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/

NEW GIVING PROGRAM:
The Whiskybae Winston and Wonder Memorial Fund has been established in loving memory of two Scottish Terriers owned by Dr. Judd  F. Holder and Mr. Robert E. Frischkorn who have generously started this giving program for the Museum.  Donations to the fund may be mailed or made by telephone; please be sure to include the fund name with your donation.

Whiskybae Wonder Beyond Belief and Whiskybae Winston of Chartwell

The AKC Museum of the Dog is happy to announce opportunities to support the Museum: Revocable Living Trust, Pour-over Will, and Last Will & Testament. Call the Museum and ask the Executive Director for details. 
Our support depends on you.

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


2015 Local Artists Saturday and Sunday Showcase!
Click on "Learn More" to see the current schedule.

To all active and retired U.S. Military, as well as Police and Firefighters: 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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EXHIBITS

Special Engagement Exhibit: 
Bronzes by Harry Weber

has been extended through July 21st


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.


Now open: 
in the Main Hall Gallery
Sporting Dogs in Art
Click on "Learn More" for additional information.

Gustav Muss-Arnolt
Flat-Coated Retriever in a Landscape
c.1895
Oil on canvas
Gift of Joan Burlingame Dever

In the Sally Johnson Spillane Special Exhibit Gallery:
The Canine Art of Maud Earl

Click on "Learn More" for additional information on the artist, Maud Earl.
This exhibit comprises paintings and prints and features 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
       Click on "Learn More" for
         additional information

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

Click on "Learn More" for additional exhibit information.

NEW GIFTS TO THE COLLECTION

Gifted by William F. and Carolyn G. Stifel:

Maud Earl
I Belong To The King
1910
Etching

Gifted by Randy and Penny Frederiksen on behalf of Appie Myers through the Basset Hound Club of America:

David Zettner
Ch. My Lu's Sunshine Shirley
1982
Watercolor

Gifted by Kathleen N. Peters:

Maud Earl
Four By Honours
1901
Aquatint

Gifted by Art Show at the Dog Show:

2015 Best in Show

Joan Frimberger
Angel
Oil on canvas

Gifted by Bette Williams:

Uli Kuess
Ch. Hiflite Briarcrest Extra Man
Basset Hound
Oil on canvas

Gifted by Joy Beckner:

Joy Beckner
Life is Sweet
2007
Bronze

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

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