Organisers of the American Kennel Club’s Museum of the Dog unveiled their new digs Wednesday ahead of the canine art collection’s move to the Big Apple in early 2019.
The 35-year-old museum is currently in St. Louis, Missouri, where it holds more than 700 original paintings and porcelain and bronze sculptures. A special “Tenacious Terriers” exhibit now on display features an 1890 oil painting with a bright red Irish Terrier in full glory.
AKC officials plan to expand and enhance the museum to keep pace with much better known art collections in New York. But they released few details Wednesday. read more