Events
5/5 Friday

American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog Presents AKC Museum of the Dog Gala 2023: Tails of Manhattan

Friday, May 5
6:30pm

Join us for a special evening honoring Ellen MacNeille Charles, President of the Board of Directors and the Honorable Dave C. Merriam, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.

We are celebrating the many contributions of these two beloved leaders as NYC bustles once again.

Around the World with Whisky is a unique tasting experience showcasing three countries with distinct whiskies, and a collection piece that celebrates one breed from each locale.

Wine will also be served.

Reception: Museum of the Dog from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2023
Dinner and entertainment to follow at Club 101

101 Park Avenue (40th street between Park and Lexington Avenues)
 

Sponsorship Packages

Best in Show $20,000 ($18,016 is tax-deductible)

  • One table of eight in a prime, central location near the stage, dinner, and cocktail hour
  • Opportunity to host a private event at the AKC Museum of the Dog for up to 100 guests (a $10,000 value, excluding catering)
  • Eight basic level memberships to the AKC Museum of the Dog (a $480 value) providing unlimited admission to the museum for all eight attendees as well as additional benefits
  • Invitation for eight guests to the opening reception for Fashionable Dogs on September 6, 2023
  • Private tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog for up to 10 people hosted by Alan Fausel, Adjunct Curator, or Deborah Kasindorf, Executive Director and CEO.
  • 32 guest passes to the AKC Museum of the Dog to give to friends and family (a $480 value)
  • Prime listing on the AKC Museum of the Dog website with name, logo, and information*
  • Signage with logo and name at entry to the Gala Cocktail Hour at the AKC Museum of the Dog
  • Logo and name in the Gala program
  • Table signage with logo and name


Grand Champion $10,000 ($8,360 is tax-deductible)

  • One table of eight in a prime location near the stage, dinner, and cocktail hour
  • Private tour of the AKC Museum of the Dog for up to 10 people hosted by Alan Fausel, Adjunct Curator, or Deborah Kasindorf, Executive Director and CEO.
  • Invitation for eight guests to the opening reception for Fashion Dogs September 6, 2023
  • 16 guest passes to the AKC Museum of the Dog (a $240 value)
  • Listing on the AKC Museum of the Dog website with name, logo, and information*
  • Signage with logo and name at entry to the Gala Cocktail Hour at the AKC Museum of the Dog*
  • Logo and name in the Gala program*
  • Table signage with logo and name*


Blue Ribbon $5,000 ($3,480 is tax-deductible)

  • One table of eight, dinner, and cocktail hour
  • Invitation for all guests to the opening reception for Fashion Dogs on September 6, 2023
  • Eight guest passes to the AKC Museum of the Dog (a $120 value)
  • Listing on the AKC Museum of the Dog website with name and logo*
  • Signage with logo and name at entry to the Gala Cocktail Hour at the AKC Museum of the Dog*
  • Logo and name in the Gala program*
  • Table signage with logo and name*


Ticket $375 ($200 is tax-deductible)

  • Dinner seating for one guest
  • Cocktail hour for one guest

*If desired. Information can include a short description of company or individual (information listing for Best in Show and Grand Champion sponsorship levels only). Please send logo and information to Allison.OKeeffe@museumofthedog.org as soon as possible.

For more information or to purchase a sponsorship please email Allison.OKeeffe@museumofthedog.org

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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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.