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         2015 SUMMER
      EVENING HOURS:

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

               NEW!
      ART CLASSES
       FOR ADULTS:
  Dog Portraiture in
               Acrylic Painting

Taught by nationally known artist
Bob Bertram
Tuesday evenings 6 - 8pm
Session 1:  June 16 - July 14
Session 2:  July 21 - August 18

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

CHILDRENS ART CLASSES
Spring session has begun
with "Cartoon Dogs" theme.

Odie by art student Heidi

Summer session will begin
June 14th Sundays 1:30 - 3pm

Taught by local artist & educator Joan Williams.
6 week session theme will be
"Zentangle Dogs"

Call the Museum for more
information. Registration deadline is June 8th. 


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/

LECTURE SERIES:
Sunday, June 7th, 1pm:

“Why Women Love Dogs” 
Author, speaker, professional dog trainer Sarah Wilson loves both dogs and people. Helping both species enjoy each other more has been her life's work. She has appeared on PBS, CBS and ABC and is currently writing her 10th book.

RSVP appreciated for any or all of the lectures:
314 821-3647


4-H DAY AT THE AKC MUSEUM OF THE DOG:
Sunday, June 28, 12pm to 4pm:

Come join the fun as we salute the 4-H, their leaders, children, and canines on this special day.  Activities of the day include:
12:30pm - 1:30pm Meet the Film Star MARSHALL THE MIRACLE DOG,
1:30pm & 2:30pm Teachers Pet Drill Team Performances,
2:00pm St. Charles County Dog Care 4-H Drill Team Performance.
For more information please contact us.

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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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

Special Engagement Exhibit: May 1st through 31st, 2015:
Bronzes by Harry Weber


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

New in Jarville House:  Come see our Landseer wall!

Edwin Henry Landseer
The Two Dogs (detail)
c.1838
Oil on canvas
Gift of the Cynthia S. Wood estate

New gifts to the collection!

Uli Kuess
Ch. Hiflite Briarcrest Extra Man
Basset Hound
Oil on canvas
Gift of Bette Williams


Joy Beckner
Life is Sweet
2007
Smooth Dachshund
Bronze
Gift of Joy Beckner

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

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