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ART CLASSES
FOR CHILDREN
Fall session starts
Sunday, Sept. 13th
Theme: Dogs in the Manner
of Famous Artists
Call Susan at the Museum
to register
314 821-3647

Blue Dogs, Cow Dogs
by George Rodrique

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 talk to museum visitors and groups 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.

Saturday, September 5 come visit our featured guest dog, Great Dane. 
10:30am to 1:30pm 
Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue



Saturday, September 12 come visit our featured guest dog, Havanese. 
10:30am to 1:30pm
Greater St. Louis Havanese Fanciers



Saturday, September 12 come visit our featured guest dog, Bernese Mountain Dog. 
10:30am to 1:30pm
Heartland Bernese Mountain Dog Club



Sunday, September 20 come visit our featured guest dog, Afghan Hound.
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Afghan Hound Club of America



HAVE YOUR SPECIAL EVENT HERE!
Click on "Facilities Rental" for more information or call and ask for Jan, 314-821-3647.


Outside Wedding Ceremony!


Wedding Reception!


NEW BOOK AVAILABLE AT THE WILLIAM SECORD GALLERY:

The Golden Age of Dog Shows:
MORRIS & ESSEX KENNEL CLUB

1927-1957 By Debra Lambert-Rudman
To purchase your copy visit the William Secord Gallery website:
http://www.dogpainting.com/art_detail.cfm?Reference_Number=DLR_74

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

http://ninenet.org/archives/27142

From our summer Zentangle class for kids:

Zentangle Jack Russell Terrier
by art student Sophia


Zentangle Yorkshire Terrier
by art student Anna


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/

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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Come see our new
Reuben Ward Binks wall!

This exhibit honors the collaboration between the artist and Mrs. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge.

ART PIECE OF THE WEEK:

Reuben Ward Binks (1880-1950)
Our Cocker Friends
c. 1935
Breed:  English Cocker Spaniel
Etching and aquatint
Gift of Jay and Mary Remer
1990.93
The dogs were owned by Mrs. Dodge and the print was original to her collection.
Signed by the artist:
“With Good Wishes to Mrs. Dodge”.

For more information see our Facebook page

UPCOMING EXHIBITS:
Tiny Toys: The Smallest Group
Selections from the permanent collection coming to our Main Hallway Gallery in spring 2016.
Selections from the Toy breeds currently exhibited:

DeDe LaRue
I'm Proud to be An American
Chihuahua
2003 Mixed Media
Purchased with funds donated by the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club in honor of Mr. Robert Bohrer

Roy Anderson
Ch. Kay's Don Feleciano
Long Coat Chihuahua
1986 Oil on canvas
Gift of the Janet A. Hooker Charitable Trust and Mr. Gilbert S. Kahn

CURRENT EXHIBITS:
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.


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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