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ARTIST DEMO DAY
Saturday, August 25th
11:30 - 2:30
Featured artist: Peg McClure


Boadicea with Primroses
by Peg McClure

GUEST DOG:
Saturday, August 25
10:30am to 1:30pm
presented by
Val Smith

Vizsla

GUEST DOG:
Sunday, August 26
1:30pm to 4:00pm
presented by
Alaskan Malamute Club of Greater St. Louis

Alaskan Malamute

GUEST DOG:
Saturday, September 8
10:30am to 1:30pm
presented by
Nicole Wilson

Australian Shepherd "Disco"

GUEST DOG:
Sunday, September 16
1:30pm to 4:00pm
presented by
Bechman's Great Pyrenees
of Vaughn Hill

Great Pyrenees

GUEST DOG:
Saturday, September 29
10:30am to 1:30pm
presented by
Monica Colvin

Akita

GUEST DOG:
Sunday, September 30
2:30pm to 4:30pm
presented by
Terry Boxdorfer

German Shorthaired Pointer


"Duke" 
(Beagle & Basenji Mix)

2018 GUEST DOG SCHEDULEScroll down and click on "learn more" to view the 2018 schedule

FITNESS WITH FIDO
is "where you'll always have a workout partner."
Classes will be held for seven Thursdays in a row, starting August 16 ending with
September 27, right here at the Dog Museum starting at 11am.


Kim is the owner and the instructor.  For more information please call:  314-669-5595 or email:  fitnesswithfido.fit@gmail.com

2018 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,
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William Wynne visited us on Sunday, August 19th for a talk about his adventures with Smoky.
What a wonderful afternoon!

Thank you Bill!



SMOKY VIDEO:
The first-ever therapy dog.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lCiKA7vMLfI

NEW!
Art Unleashed presents childrens' art 
from Famous Fidos class
in our Main Hall Gallery through September 30th. 

by art student Eleanor

NOW OPEN:
Fr-enemies!  Our first-ever Dog and Cat exhibit.
April 12th, 2018 through September 30th, 2018.

Playtime (detail)
Cindy Alvarado

Howling Hounds
in the Main Hall Gallery
through September 30th, 2018.

On The Scent (detail)
John Sargent Noble

Our St. Louis County Police K-9 Unit exhibit has been updated with photos of new officers and K-9s.

Officers Andrew Hammel and Ivan

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

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
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additional information

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

On exhibit in the Cam Lyman Gallery:

Henry Bernard Chalon
Hannibal and Princess
c. 1806
Oil on board
Gift of the Nancy-Caroll Draper estate

Henry Bernard Chalon (1770-1849) studied at the Royal Academy Schools and then started specializing in sporting and animal painting. He was appointed Animal Painter to Frederica Charlotte of Prussia, the Duchess of York and Albany, in 1795, and later to both the Prince Regent and King William IV.  The adult dogs in this painting, Hannibal and Princess, were brought to England from Hesse-Cassel, Germany to be presented to Duchess Frederica afterwhich this painting was finished.  These type of Great Danes were called Wild Boar Hounds or Tiger Dogs at the time.  The painting was reproduced in The Sporting Magazine in 1807 and from thence in Edward C. Ash's Dogs: Their History and Development, Volume 1. 

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