Museum of the Dog

Museum of the Dog Welcome to Museum of the Dog's page! "Preserving the Art..... Honoring the Dog"
A fine arts museum devoted to man's best friend with extensive exhibits of art and artifacts by artistic masters through the ages. Special events include Guest Dog of the Week on Sundays and Saturdays, March through November.
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#ArtistSpotlightChristine Merrill started her art career very young – her mother put a pencil in her hand at the age of ...
04/26/2020

#ArtistSpotlight
Christine Merrill started her art career very young – her mother put a pencil in her hand at the age of two, and she immediately started drawing animals. Her first dog portrait was completed when she was five.

Happy Friday! We hope you have a restful, safe, and relaxing weekend. We have some exciting announcements coming next we...
04/24/2020

Happy Friday! We hope you have a restful, safe, and relaxing weekend. We have some exciting announcements coming next week - stay tuned!!

Who's ready for a #FlashbackFriday? Check out our very first quarterly newsletter, which was sent to subscribers about a...
04/24/2020
museumofthedog.org

Who's ready for a #FlashbackFriday? Check out our very first quarterly newsletter, which was sent to subscribers about a year ago in April 2019!
https://museumofthedog.org/uploads/newsletters/newsletter-spring-2019.pdf
You can subscribe to our newsletter on our website! We send monthly mini-newsletters, and our next quarterly newsletter will go out in July 2020.

#GuessTheBreedThis big mountain dog was adopted as a French court dog in the 17th century.
04/23/2020

#GuessTheBreed
This big mountain dog was adopted as a French court dog in the 17th century.

Arty's Brain Games!Warm up with our Beginner's Museum Word Search. You can download and print the word search here:https...
04/23/2020

Arty's Brain Games!
Warm up with our Beginner's Museum Word Search. You can download and print the word search here:
https://museumofthedog.org/uploads/pdfs/Museum_Theme_Word_Search_Beginner_Level_.pdf

Join us next Friday, May 1, for a Virtual MoD Bingo Night!! This family game comes to (virtual) life featuring the Museu...
04/23/2020
The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog

Join us next Friday, May 1, for a Virtual MoD Bingo Night!! 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.
Space is limited, sign up here!:
https://museumofthedog.org/events-and-education/calendar/mod-bingo

This week's FACE OFF is between the Museum's two Carousel Dogs!! Cast your vote for your favorite between Queen (Left) f...
04/22/2020

This week's FACE OFF is between the Museum's two Carousel Dogs!! Cast your vote for your favorite between Queen (Left) from Charles Looff's factory, and a French Poodle (Right) from Devos Factories.
Which dog would you rather enjoy a carousel ride with? Comment below!

04/22/2020
AKC MOD's Paws to Read- "Dogs"

A brand new "Paws to Read" video is up! This week's title is "Dogs" by Emily Gravett and read by our Manager of Educational Programs, Emily Brostek

Our Museum's Director of Education Emily Brostek is back to read "Dog" by Emily Gravett! Get this book and the other Paws To Read titles in the all new Museu...

Happy Earth Day from AKC MoD! We hope you are able to enjoy mother nature today in a safe and responsible way - and we h...
04/22/2020

Happy Earth Day from AKC MoD! We hope you are able to enjoy mother nature today in a safe and responsible way - and we hope the dogs in your life have the chance to soak in some sun!
Artwork: "Terriers and Butterflies" by Arthur Wardle

After immigrating from Germany to America when he was 25, artist Edmund Henry Osthaus was very charmed by American hunti...
04/21/2020

After immigrating from Germany to America when he was 25, artist Edmund Henry Osthaus was very charmed by American hunting dogs, saying “the American hunting dog is lighter and speedier than the English... he can also carry a cold trail and work out an old trail better than the English dog.”
Artwork: "Seven English Setters" by Edmund Henry Osthaus

Are you following the MoD Community Wall on Instagram? If not, you are missing out on some amazing artwork! Our talented...
04/21/2020

Are you following the MoD Community Wall on Instagram? If not, you are missing out on some amazing artwork! Our talented community members have been submitting their work, and the results are very impressive, like this piece by @paintthatdog on Instagram!
Want to be featured on the Community Wall? Submit your work here:
https://museumofthedog.org/museum-attractions/childrens-art-submissions

MoD Pop Quiz!!What is the most popular dog breed in NYC? Put your answer in the comments below!
04/20/2020

MoD Pop Quiz!!
What is the most popular dog breed in NYC? Put your answer in the comments below!

We can't wait until you all can see "Dogs of War and Peace" when we reopen! This exhibition will highlight the stories o...
04/20/2020

We can't wait until you all can see "Dogs of War and Peace" when we reopen! This exhibition will highlight the stories of dogs that served their countries in times of war and feature programs showcasing the service dogs that serve their human companions in times of peace.
Artwork: "German Shepherd Red Cross Dog" by Mathilde Thomas-Soyer

#FineArtFeature"The Falconer"by Donald GrantOil on Canvas
04/19/2020

#FineArtFeature
"The Falconer"
by Donald Grant
Oil on Canvas

This painting is an example of cubism! This style was popularized by artist Pablo Picasso and swept across Europe in the...
04/17/2020

This painting is an example of cubism! This style was popularized by artist Pablo Picasso and swept across Europe in the early 20th century.
Want to get creative? Make your own cubist drawing of a dog and post it in the Arty Kennel Chat group!

#ThrowbackThursday to before we opened, when the gift shop was totally empty to it full of wonderful merch! Keep an eye ...
04/16/2020

#ThrowbackThursday to before we opened, when the gift shop was totally empty to it full of wonderful merch! Keep an eye out on our page and website, we're going to be announcing some exciting gift shop developments soon...

Artist Spotlight: Marguerite Kirmseit is estimated that in 1929 more prints by Kirmse were sold than any other living et...
04/16/2020

Artist Spotlight: Marguerite Kirmse
it is estimated that in 1929 more prints by Kirmse were sold than any other living etcher. Talk about an entrepreneur!

Artist Percivall Leonard Rosseau didn’t begin any formal art studies until he was 35 – it’s never too late to pursue cre...
04/15/2020

Artist Percivall Leonard Rosseau didn’t begin any formal art studies until he was 35 – it’s never too late to pursue creativity!
Artwork: "Leda" by Percivall Leonard Rosseau

Back by popular demand!Draw your Dog Online ClassFriday, April 24th at 3pmThe Museum may be closed, but the benefits of ...
04/15/2020

Back by popular demand!
Draw your Dog Online Class
Friday, April 24th at 3pm

The Museum may be closed, but the benefits of membership go beyond our doorway. MOD is excited to share a free, online drawing class by artist Andrea Caceres to our valued members during this time of public closure. Caceres will help bring your own dog to life on paper with a class available right through your computer. All you need is a pencil, paper and your canine model! Register today by clicking here, logging in to your MOD Membership and signing up. Not a member? Join online today here and then register so you don’t miss out!
https://museumofthedog.org/get-involved/membership

Once you register, you will receive a link with instructions on operating a Zoom call, through which the class will take place. Then on April 24th at 3pm, you simply log in, sit back and draw with Andrea! Sign up today.
https://museumofthedog.org/events-and-education/calendar/draw-your-dog-online-class

We can't wait for "Dogs of War and Peace"! Look forward to learning all about the WWII Devil Dogs, highlighted by the sc...
04/14/2020

We can't wait for "Dogs of War and Peace"! Look forward to learning all about the WWII Devil Dogs, highlighted by the sculpture "Always Faithful" by Susan Bahary.

Face off!! Today, we're pitting two portraits of ladies featuring their pups: "Portrait of Bea Godsol" by John Dwight Br...
04/14/2020

Face off!! Today, we're pitting two portraits of ladies featuring their pups: "Portrait of Bea Godsol" by John Dwight Bridge (left) and "Maud, Daughter of Colonel Temple with her two Schipperkes" by John Henry Frederick Bacon (right).
Which portrait do you prefer? Vote in the comments below!

MoD Pop Quiz!True or False: "Papillon" is French for "caterpillar".
04/13/2020

MoD Pop Quiz!
True or False: "Papillon" is French for "caterpillar".

A little bit of sibling rivalry can be found at AKC MoD!On her relationship with her brother and fellow dog artist, Edwi...
04/13/2020

A little bit of sibling rivalry can be found at AKC MoD!
On her relationship with her brother and fellow dog artist, Edwin Megargee, Mildred Megargee once stated, “Mother used to give us pads and pencils and offer us prizes for the best work, and we have been trying for [that] prize in one form or another ever since.”

Happy Easter from the AKC MoD, enjoy some Easter cake today!
04/12/2020

Happy Easter from the AKC MoD, enjoy some Easter cake today!

#FineArtFeature"Dogs in a Landscape"By George Charles Morland 1792Oil on Canvas
04/11/2020

#FineArtFeature
"Dogs in a Landscape"
By George Charles Morland
1792
Oil on Canvas

Happy Friday - we made it through another week! Take care of yourself this weekend, whether it be hanging out with your ...
04/10/2020

Happy Friday - we made it through another week! Take care of yourself this weekend, whether it be hanging out with your dog or taking a spa day at home (or taking a spa day with your dog!).
Artwork: "Pet Spa" by Yumi Heo

#GuessTheBreedThis breed was popular among British royals, Edward VII and George V where among their royal owners and br...
04/09/2020

#GuessTheBreed
This breed was popular among British royals, Edward VII and George V where among their royal owners and breeders. The breed has been described as naughty, mischievous, stubborn, affectionate, and entertaining.

#ThrowbackThursday to all the dogs we've had visit for Meet the Breeds events! We can't wait until we can reopen and wel...
04/09/2020

#ThrowbackThursday to all the dogs we've had visit for Meet the Breeds events! We can't wait until we can reopen and welcome more furry friends through the door to teach people all about what makes their breed special.

In an interview with Country Home Magazine, Jakobsen stated “my paintings and books don’t have sad people in them becaus...
04/08/2020

In an interview with Country Home Magazine, Jakobsen stated “my paintings and books don’t have sad people in them because I want to promote joy and harmony. I have to do whatever I can from right here in my studio to help make this a better world.”
"Dog Walking in Central Park" by Kathy Jakobsen

Bring the Museum home to you! Up for a little challenge? Learn how to draw "Bob" by George Earl by following this link!h...
04/08/2020
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Bring the Museum home to you! Up for a little challenge? Learn how to draw "Bob" by George Earl by following this link!
https://museumofthedog.org/uploads/pdfs/How_to_Draw_Bob.pdf

Dog houses were a little more elaborate in the Victorian era! This dog house was designed to be a very posh home for a C...
04/08/2020

Dog houses were a little more elaborate in the Victorian era! This dog house was designed to be a very posh home for a Chihuahua. What would your dog's dream house look like?

Today would have been the opening of "Dogs of War and Peace" - due to the outbreak and closure, we are extending the dat...
04/07/2020

Today would have been the opening of "Dogs of War and Peace" - due to the outbreak and closure, we are extending the dates of "Dogs of War and Peace" until September 6, 2020.
Sgt Stubby says, "I can't wait to see you all for this exhibit when we reopen!"

Become a member at the Blue Ribbon Level ($500) and get Dog Bingo and the Dog Lover's Jigsaw Puzzle delivered to your do...
04/07/2020

Become a member at the Blue Ribbon Level ($500) and get Dog Bingo and the Dog Lover's Jigsaw Puzzle delivered to your door, a $72 value! Just another benefit for you and your family when you support the Museum of the Dog.
Become a member here: https://museumofthedog.org/get-involved/membership

You can still tour the Museum even while we're closed! Go HERE for a virtual tour of our Permanent Collection Highlights...
04/07/2020
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You can still tour the Museum even while we're closed! Go HERE for a virtual tour of our Permanent Collection Highlights:
https://museumofthedog.org/uploads/pdfs/Permanent_collection_virtual_tour.pdf

Art spotlight!In 1981, the year the breed was granted full AKC recognition, Ch. Charlie de Alvalade was the first one of...
04/06/2020

Art spotlight!
In 1981, the year the breed was granted full AKC recognition, Ch. Charlie de Alvalade was the first one of his breed to win an all-breed Best in Show title and the first AKC Portuguese Water Dog champion of record. He was immortalized in a painting by Roy Andersen.

What kind of song do you think this Pug Band is playing?
04/06/2020

What kind of song do you think this Pug Band is playing?

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101 Park Avenue
New York, NY
10017

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

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Postage stamps are small pieces of art. As a supplement to the museum's new exhibition dedicated to sled dogs, all are invited to learn about Sled Dog Philately through one of the world's biggest, most comprehensive thematic stamp collection. Enjoy! (this is a link to a non commercial group, sharing a private collection).
Museum of the Dog - I created and launched a one of a kind, pet friendly painting experience, like never before, called Fur_casso 🎨🐶. All of the details are listed below. This is our first platform to showcase #DogArtistry and the birth of the #AbstractCanineExpressionism movement. Just like the #Oscars .. #Grammy’s .. etc .. the best #pawtraits throughout the year, will win prize packages and be automatically entered into the grand finale contest at the end of the year, called the #Paw_squiatAwardsCeremony or #PAC. This will be a lavish night of mingling with other #DogArtists, the best #pawtraits will be on display and we will all vote on the best #Fur_cassoPawtraitOfTheYear. This will be a red carpet event and EVERYONE is expected to come dressed to impress, WHENEVER our great country gets through our tough time of dealing with this horrible virus. We must keep the faith though, stay safe now and plan for the future. #ACE = Abstract Canine Expressionism #PAW = Paw_squiat Awards Weekend I am looking forward to visiting this place one day soon, it’s in my bucket list 🙌. https://www.facebook.com/101343304782616/posts/124629799120633/?vh=e&d=n
Bonjour Museum of the dog! A portrait of a lady, Luzia the beautiful long hair Jack Russell Terrier. by Anna Badenes
Next time I visit the City I will definitely check this Museum out
When I get to NYC someday...
Por favor el autor de esta pintura (sello) se llama Sr. Jose Antonio Medina, para mi el mejor diseñador de sellos cubano. Soy diseñador e ilustrador y fui Jefe de Departamento de Diseño Postal por eso conozco a los diseñadores y es justo reconocer el trabajo de Sr. Medina
I stopped by last Thursday between meetings - and I found it the most delightful and refreshing place. The amazing paintings of our beautiful purposefully bred dogs brought me to tears of joy. Thank you so much - I will come back soon!
Can you invite The Wounded Warrior Dog Project to present a display to honor dogs that have served
le chien et l'enfant J.P.Boitard
💐💋🐶