11/29 Wednesday

Pastel Painting Workshop with NYAC!

Wednesday, November 29

Join the New York Adventure Club for an exclusive after-hours pastel painting workshop at the AKC Museum of the Dog! 

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!

*Please bring a 5x7 or 6x8 color image of your pet, along with a black and white photocopy of that photo. (Let us know at check in if you need to print yours on-site)

**Pets are not allowed for this class

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

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



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.