UPCOMING EVENTS

View our calendar of upcoming events and join us for fun times at AKC Museum of the Dog!

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  • 7/23 Tuesday

    Paws to Read

    Tuesday, July 23 — Friday, July 26
    12pm — 12:30pm

    Take time this summer at the Museum to read! Paws to Read is a great way to spark interest in reading at an early age, while preparing children for group activities at school in the fall. Children will listen to a story and participate in an art activity relating to the book of the week.

    Drop in each week for a new book and new craft the whole summer! Paws to Read is free with the cost of admission and geared towards children 4-6 years old, but all are welcome.

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  • 7/23 Tuesday
    Painting Demonstration: Johanne Mangi

    Painting Demonstration: Johanne Mangi

    Tuesday, July 23 12:30pm — 2:30pm

    Drop in during your visit to see artist Johanne Mangi in action as she paints a live dog in our library! Ask questions and get up close to see her work with a real, furry subject.

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  • 7/24 Wednesday

    Pastel Painting Workshop

    Wednesday, July 24 6pm — 8pm

    Enjoy private access to the AKC Museum after the doors close to the public. Make your way to the library for a step-by-step demonstration with Karen Miura on pastel painting dogs — bring a photo of your pet, or use her dog Lucy as your muse! Opportunities afterward to play with Lucy and socialize with other canine-loving adventurers.

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  • 7/26 Friday

    Meet the Breed: French Bulldog

    Friday, July 26 2pm — 4pm

    Meet Kristy and her French Bulldog to learn more about the bright and affectionate breed. Drop in to the Library between 2pm-4pm during your visit to become familiar with one of 2018's top 5 most popular breeds.

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  • 7/30 Tuesday

    Paws to Read

    Tuesday, July 30 — Friday, August 2
    12pm — 12:30pm

    Take time this summer at the Museum to read! Paws to Read is a great way to spark interest in reading at an early age, while preparing children for group activities at school in the fall. Children will listen to a story and participate in an art activity relating to the book of the week.

    Drop in each week for a new book and new craft the whole summer! Paws to Read is free with the cost of admission and geared towards children 4-6 years old, but all are welcome.

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  • 8/6 Tuesday

    Paws to Read

    Tuesday, August 6 — Friday, August 9
    12pm — 12:30pm

    Take time this summer at the Museum to read! Paws to Read is a great way to spark interest in reading at an early age, while preparing children for group activities at school in the fall. Children will listen to a story and participate in an art activity relating to the book of the week.

    Drop in each week for a new book and new craft the whole summer! Paws to Read is free with the cost of admission and geared towards children 4-6 years old, but all are welcome.

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  • 8/9 Friday

    Meet the Breed: Scottish Terrier

    Friday, August 9 12:30pm — 2:30pm

    Join us as we welcome members from the Scottish Terrier Club of Greater New York and their dogs to the Museum. Learn more about Scottish Terriers and even meet some in person. Yes, dog-selfies are not only accepted, but encouraged! Additional crafts and information will be available to take home.

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  • 8/13 Tuesday

    Paws to Read

    Tuesday, August 13 — Friday, August 16
    12pm — 12:30pm

    Take time this summer at the Museum to read! Paws to Read is a great way to spark interest in reading at an early age, while preparing children for group activities at school in the fall. Children will listen to a story and participate in an art activity relating to the book of the week.

    Drop in each week for a new book and new craft the whole summer! Paws to Read is free with the cost of admission and geared towards children 4-6 years old, but all are welcome.

    Learn More
  • 8/20 Tuesday

    Paws to Read

    Tuesday, August 20 — Friday, August 23
    12pm — 12:30pm

    Take time this summer at the Museum to read! Paws to Read is a great way to spark interest in reading at an early age, while preparing children for group activities at school in the fall. Children will listen to a story and participate in an art activity relating to the book of the week.

    Drop in each week for a new book and new craft the whole summer! Paws to Read is free with the cost of admission and geared towards children 4-6 years old, but all are welcome.

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  • 8/24 Saturday
    Dog Days of Summer

    Dog Days of Summer

    Saturday, August 24 — Sunday, August 25
    10am — 5pm

    Dog Days of Summer is a local artist showcase culminating summer festivities at the Museum of the Dog. In celebration of our Women and Dogs in Art in the Early 20th Century exhibition, we are inviting local female canine artists to exhibit their works at tables, give live demonstrations of their craft, and engage our visitors during the weekend of August 24th and 25th. What better way to see how far female artists have come than to tour MOD’s 20th century artists then embrace the talent of women in our own community.

    To submit your work to be considered for Dog Days of Summer weekend, please fill out the form here. Applications are due by July 21st.

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  • 8/27 Tuesday

    Paws to Read

    Tuesday, August 27 — Friday, August 30
    12pm — 12:30pm

    Take time this summer at the Museum to read! Paws to Read is a great way to spark interest in reading at an early age, while preparing children for group activities at school in the fall. Children will listen to a story and participate in an art activity relating to the book of the week.

    Drop in each week for a new book and new craft the whole summer! Paws to Read is free with the cost of admission and geared towards children 4-6 years old, but all are welcome.

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    Plan a visit for your dog at the AKC CANINE RETREAT!

    Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.


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    Accessibility

    Service animals are welcome in the museum. The museum entrance is wheelchair accessible via the building’s main plaza on the corner of Park Ave and E 40th Street. Accessible elevators are located on the first floor of the museum to the left of the admissions desk and gift shop. Public restrooms include accessible facilities.

    If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please feel free to contact the museum.

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    Photography Policy

    Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal (non commercial) use except where noted. Flash photography, videography and tripods are not permitted in the Museum.