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UPCOMING Programs

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

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  • 7/15 Wednesday

    Paws to Read

    Wednesday, July 15 12pm — 12:30pm

    Join us for this week's reading.

    Remember, all of the books from our Paws to Read Online Series are available through the Museum of the Dog Playlist on the AKC Youtube Channel.

    Stay Tuned!

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  • 7/18 Saturday

    Arty’s Craft Corner

    Saturday, July 18 12pm — 12:30pm

    See what fun crafts we have this week with a new virtual segment, Arty's Craft Corner. Join Emily as she brings the MOD Activity Table from the Museum right to your door. 

    Tune in to our YouTube channel, Facebook page and IGTV for videos on how to do this craft step-by-step at home!

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  • 7/21 Tuesday

    MOD Bingo

    Tuesday, July 21 3pm — 4pm

    3 rounds of Museum of the Dog Bingo. This family game comes to (virtual) life featuring the Museum’s collection and dog breeds alike. Join us for some Bingo fun all in the spirit of dog! Please be sure to register for the amount of participants who will sign in to play from your family so you will receive the proper number of bingo cards. 

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  • 7/22 Wednesday

    Paws to Read

    Wednesday, July 22 12pm — 12:30pm

    Join us for this week's reading.

    Remember, all of the books from our Paws to Read Online Series are available through the Museum of the Dog Playlist on the AKC Youtube Channel.

    Stay Tuned!

    Learn More
  • 7/25 Saturday

    Arty’s Craft Corner

    Saturday, July 25 12pm — 12:30pm

    See what fun crafts we have this week with a new virtual segment, Arty's Craft Corner. Join Emily as she brings the MOD Activity Table from the Museum right to your door.

    Tune in to our YouTube channel, Facebook page and I for videGTVos on how to do this craft step-by-step at home!

    Learn More
  • 7/29 Wednesday

    Paws to Read

    Wednesday, July 29 12pm — 12pm

    Join us for this week's reading.

    Remember, all of the books from our Paws to Read Online Series are available through the Museum of the Dog Playlist on the AKC Youtube Channel.

    Stay Tuned!

    Learn More
  • 8/7 Friday
    Furry Friday

    Furry Friday

    Friday, August 7 5pm — 7pm

    Furry Fridays are here! Buy your ticket for you and your dog to visit the Museum during our special "furry" friendly hours. The first Friday of each month will one of the rare opportunities for you to bring your dog to the Museum! Buy your tickets today!

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

    Membership Discount Available

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  • 8/25 Tuesday

    Dog Days of Summer

    Tuesday, August 25 — Friday, August 28
    12pm — 5pm
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  • 11/7 Saturday

    Canine Lymphoma Lecture

    Saturday, November 7 2pm — 5pm

    Join us for a lecture about the latest in lymphoma research on Canine Lymphoma Awareness Day! Brought to you by the Canine Health Foundation (CHF), this lecture is free and available from 2pm-3pm and 4pm-5pm.

    Visit the CHF website to learn more about the work of the foundation in funding scientific research and supporting the dissemination of health information to prevent, treat and cure canine disease.

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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.