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Today, Saturday June 25th, is Lynn Terry Photo Day.  Ms. Terry will be taking random photos of visitors with their dogs from 11am to 3pm.  Don't miss her exhibit Faces, Families, and Friends: Dog Photography of Lynn Terry currently showing in the Special Exhibit Gallery through August 7th.
Scroll down for more happenings this weekend!

PAWS FOR READING:
St. Louis Support Dogs will be returning to the Museum this summer !!

Tuesdays 10am to noon.
June 14 through July 12
Come read with wonderful Support Dogs:
Posey, Gus and Lola
Price of one day museum admission covers all 5 Tuesdays.


TWO-DAY SUMMER CAMP!
June 28th & 29
10am - 2pm
Kids 7 - 12 yrs

Scavenger hunt - training and agility demos - "Big Dog Time" - art project, and more!
Bring sack lunch;
Museum provides drink and dessert.
$50 per child. 
Space limitied - Register early!
314-821-3647

Parking for the museum is FREE!
Remember: Do not leave valuables in your car and be sure to lock your vehicle when visiting the Museum.


Guest Dogs:
Kooikerhondji
Saturday, June 25
10:30am to 1:30pm
presented by Deborah Vasser



Miniature American Shepherd
Saturday, June 25
10:30am to 1:30pm
presented by Deborah Vasser



Teachers Pet Drill Team
Sunday, June 26
Performance times: 
1:30pm & 2:30pm
presented by Ann Gafke



Service Dogs & Therapy Dogs
Sunday, July 10
1:30pm to 4:00pm
presented by Liz Johnston
St. Louis Hugg Service Dogs
St. Louis Dogs that Care for Therapy Dogs
DEMONSTRATIONS WILL BE GIVEN BY THE SERVICE DOGS AND THERAPY DOGS 


Service Dog


Therapy Dog

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.
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.


ARTIST REGISTRY DEMO DAYS this summer!  Come see these artists create their work.

See scheduled Saturdays below:
11:30am to 2:30pm
The Demo Days are included with your price of museum admission.

June 18th
Oil/acrylic  Felicia Whalen

July 23rd 
Charcoal  Victoria Szulc

July 30th
Colored pencil  Susan Wehrman

August 13th
Watercolor  Deanna Nash

August 20th
Pastel  Victoria Szulc

August 27th
Pastel  Deanna Nash

September 10th
Digital Illustrat.  Jennifer Stolzer

September 17th
Clay modeling  Carol Eder

September 24th
Color pencil  Peg McClure

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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JUNE ART PIECE OF THE MONTH:

P. Dupre
Two Herding Dogs
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Mr. & Mrs. Alvin E. Maurer, Jr. estate

We pay homage this month to the Herding Dog by highlighting this serene portrait of two "collie types" resting in what appears to be a Scottish Highlands setting.  This painting is currently on exhibit in our lower level War Dog Gallery.

CURRENT EXHIBITS:
In the Main Hall Gallery
Diminutive Darlings: The Toy Group

Selections from the permanent collection in our Main Hallway Gallery.

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

Introducing The Human-Canine Relationship Exhibition Series:
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:
www.lynnterry.com

Currently on loan from
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 October.

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
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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