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The AKC Museum of the Dog will be open Wednesday - Sunday from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Upcoming Exhibitions

WHAT’S COMING UP

Get an idea of what to expect coming up at the Museum of the Dog! This page outlines our upcoming exhibitions until 2021.

2021

Top Dogs
May 5 - August 29, 2021
Top Dogs

Top Dogs will showcase artworks featuring the top ten most popular breeds in the US.

9/11 Remembered: Search and Rescue Dogs
September 1, 2021 - January 2, 2022
9/11 Remembered: Search and Rescue Dogs

2022

Fashion Dogs
January 5 - May 1, 2022
Fashion Dogs
To be held during Fashion Week and Westminster Dog Show. Paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs from the permanent collection.
Dogs of War and Peace
May 4 - August 28, 2022
Dogs of War and Peace

Dogs in war and service dogs keeping the peace.

Smooth and Rough: Fox Terriers
August 31 - December 25, 2022
Smooth and Rough: Fox Terriers
Selections from the museum, AKC and Kennel Club as well as private collections.

2023

A Day in the Life of a Show Dog
January 4 - April 2, 2023
A Day in the Life of a Show Dog
Identity Restraint: Art of the Dog Collar
April 12 - July 2, 2023
Identity Restraint: Art of the Dog Collar
Science of the Dog
July 5 - October 1, 2023
Science of the Dog
Permanent Collection

The permanent collection of the museum is one of the finest and largest collections of canine-related fine art and artifacts in the world. It comprises paintings, watercolors, drawings, prints, ceramics and bronzes. Additionally, objects such as trophies, collars and other dog-related works are included in the collection.

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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.