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.

2019

Women and Dogs in Art in the Early 20th c.
July 7 - September 8, 2019
Women and Dogs in Art in the Early 20th c.

The art of Marguerite Kirmse, Maud Earl, Lucy Dawson, Mildred Megargee and Diana Thorne and others.

Photos: Please do not Bend.
September 17 - Dec 29, 2019
Photos: Please do not Bend.
The Catherine Johnson Collection

Private loan collection of over 100 small-scale vernacular photographs of dogs.

2020

Fashion Dogs
January 6 - March 29, 2020
Fashion Dogs

To be held during Fashion Week and Westminster. Paintings, prints, sculpture and photographs from the collection.

Dogs of War and Peace
April 6 - July 5, 2020
Dogs of War and Peace

Dogs in war and service dogs keeping the peace.

The Golden Age of Hollywood Dogs
July 13 - September 8, 2020
The Golden Age of Hollywood Dogs
Presidential Dogs
September 17 - January 3, 2020
Presidential Dogs

2021

January 8 - March 30, 2021
A Day in the Life of a Show Dog
Science of the Dog
April 3 - July 6, 2021
Science of the Dog
Smooth and Rough: Fox Terriers
July 13 - October 5, 2021
Smooth and Rough: Fox Terriers

Selections from the museum, AKC and Kennel Club as well as private collections.

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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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.