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This lecture was cancelled due to snow and

“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

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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.

Our first series of evening art classes for adults will be taught by local artist Bob Bertram.  More information coming soon.

Our first series of childrens art classes was a great success!
Taught by local artist
Joan Williams, this first four-week series' theme was "Presidential Dogs".
Information on the next series of classes is coming soon.

Millie by art student, Alexa

2015 Guest Dog of the Week!
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Easter Bunny at the Dog Museum!
Saturday, March 21st  12pm - 2pm
Bring your dog(s) to socialize and get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny!
Hosted by Guardian Angel Basset Rescue.
Photos will be available online for purchase.
Refreshments will be served!  $5.00 donation requested to the Guardian Angel Basset Rescue.
Regular museum admission $5 adults, $2.50 seniors, $1 children will apply.
For questions contact: Susan Hurt, 314-712-2295

2015 Local Artists Saturday and Sunday Showcase!
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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"

St. Louis celebrates 250th birthday with creative cakes throughout the region.  The Dog Museum's cake was created by artist Lindsay Harmon.  For more information on the year-long celebration visit

Join The AKC Museum of the Dog as a member and receive Free Admission & Merchandise Discounts. Free Gift as a New or Renewing Member!  Your membership donation helps support exhibits and special events. Call 314-821-3647 or click on "Become a Member".

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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.

Champions of Westminster

An exhibit of randomly selected photographs from 1907 to 1991 of Westminster Kennel Club Best-In-Show winners will be displayed through the end of February in the Main Hall gallery.

1913 Best-in-Show
Ch. Strathtay Prince Albert

Coming Saturday, March 28, 2015:
Sporting Dogs in Art
in the Main Hall gallery

Coming in May, 2015:
Bronzes by Harry Weber

Now open!
The Canine Art of Maud Earl

Click on "Learn More" for additional information on the artist, Maud Earl.
Featured in this exhibit is 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
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Raike
   Dogs in Porcelain Sculpture
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         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)
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
Smooth Dachshund
Gift of Joy Beckner

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