Friday, February 10, 2023

Pastel Painting Workshop with NYAC - SOLD OUT

Friday, February 10
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join the New York Adventure Club for an exclusive after-hours pastel painting workshop at the AKC Museum of the Dog! Make a stunning work of art to gift to a loved one this holiday season.

Led by award-winning artist Karen Miura and her dog, Lucy, our fun and relaxed artistic experience will include:

  • Private access to the AKC Museum after the doors close to the public

  • step-by-step demonstration on pastel painting dogs — bring a photo of your pet, or use Lucy as your muse!

  • chance afterward to play with Lucy and browse the museum’s collection that commemorates, signifies, and celebrates the human-canine relationship through fine art and artifacts, and dynamic exhibits and activities

  • An opportunity to visit the museum's gift shop before heading out

All painting supplies will be provided, and all art can be taken home!

*For guests who want to paint a picture of their pet, please bring a 5x7 or 6x8 Head Shot of your pet, along with a black and white photocopy of that photo

**Pets are not allowed inside the museum

***All interested are welcome, no painting experience is required

Friday, February 17, 2023

Furry Friday: Celebrate Mardi Paws!

Friday, February 17
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Here’s your chance to visit the AKC MoD with your favorite furry friends!

Roam the galleries with fellow dog owners and lovers during our pet friendly hours.
Free for Members; Non-Members $20 Humans, $5 Dogs. 

*If you will be attending with your dog(s), you will be required to sign a waiver upon entry.

Special for February 17th: Celebrate Mardi Paws!

Activities include: bead necklace art and mask making

Monday, February 20, 2023

Special Holiday Hours

Monday, February 20
11:00am - 6:00pm

The AKC MoD will be open with special holiday hours on Monday, February 20th, 11:00am-6:00pm. Join us for some extra dog-gone fun!

*Last admission at 5:00pm.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Special Holiday Hours

Tuesday, February 21
11:00am - 6:00pm

The AKC MoD will be open with special holiday hours on Tuesday, February 21st, 11:00am-6:00pm. Join us for some extra dog-gone fun!

*Last admission at 5:00pm.

Multiple Dates

Stuffy Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am

Calling all storybook lovers and their stuffy friends!

Join us for a storytime program on Wednesday mornings before opening at the Museum of the Dog. Bring your favorite stuffed dog along for a fun adventure listening to a dog themed story, learning about different dog breeds, and completing a dog related art activity.

This program is included with general admission and free for Members. We welcome all who are interested to attend but the program is designed for 2-8 year olds and an adult learning partner.

It's a paws-itively good time!

Strollers must be parked on the first floor of the Museum near our lockers for the duration of the program. Food and drink is not permitted in the gallery space.
Saturday, February 25, 2023

Breed Spotlight

Saturday, February 25
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Get to know a dog breed at the AKC Museum of the Dog!
 
Each month we are highlighting one of the 200 recognized breeds in the American Kennel Club. You’ll learn the history of the breed as well as key characteristics of their anatomy and coat that help them meet the standard. Activities include art-making, stories and books, a collectable breed fact sheet, and an opportunity to meet a live dog. 

February's Breed Spotlight: TBA

This event is free for Members and included with General Admission.
Multiple Dates

Stuffy Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am

Calling all storybook lovers and their stuffy friends!

Join us for a storytime program on Wednesday mornings before opening at the Museum of the Dog. Bring your favorite stuffed dog along for a fun adventure listening to a dog themed story, learning about different dog breeds, and completing a dog related art activity.

This program is included with general admission and free for Members. We welcome all who are interested to attend but the program is designed for 2-8 year olds and an adult learning partner.

It's a paws-itively good time!

Strollers must be parked on the first floor of the Museum near our lockers for the duration of the program. Food and drink is not permitted in the gallery space.
Friday, March 3, 2023

Furry Friday: Dress Up for Pawrim

Friday, March 3
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Here’s your chance to visit the AKC MoD with your favorite furry friends!

Roam the galleries with fellow dog owners and lovers during our pet friendly hours.
Free for Members; Non-Members $20 Humans, $5 Dogs. 

*If you will be attending with your dog(s), you will be required to sign a waiver upon entry.

Special for March 3rd: Dress Up for Pawrim!

Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim with the AKC MoD! Costumes are encouraged for all attendees on two legs or four and every dog in attendance will receive a hamantaschen treat. Special guest appearance by the most Jewish dog in New York City (according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency): @Shayna.Maydele.The.Coton!

Multiple Dates

Stuffy Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am

Calling all storybook lovers and their stuffy friends!

Join us for a storytime program on Wednesday mornings before opening at the Museum of the Dog. Bring your favorite stuffed dog along for a fun adventure listening to a dog themed story, learning about different dog breeds, and completing a dog related art activity.

This program is included with general admission and free for Members. We welcome all who are interested to attend but the program is designed for 2-8 year olds and an adult learning partner.

It's a paws-itively good time!

Strollers must be parked on the first floor of the Museum near our lockers for the duration of the program. Food and drink is not permitted in the gallery space.
Multiple Dates

Stuffy Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am

Calling all storybook lovers and their stuffy friends!

Join us for a storytime program on Wednesday mornings before opening at the Museum of the Dog. Bring your favorite stuffed dog along for a fun adventure listening to a dog themed story, learning about different dog breeds, and completing a dog related art activity.

This program is included with general admission and free for Members. We welcome all who are interested to attend but the program is designed for 2-8 year olds and an adult learning partner.

It's a paws-itively good time!

Strollers must be parked on the first floor of the Museum near our lockers for the duration of the program. Food and drink is not permitted in the gallery space.
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