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Children's Online Resources

Children’s Online Resources

We wish you could be at the Museum, but instead we are bringing the Museum to you! Use this page for helpful coloring pages and activities to bring the love and laughter of dogs to your family!


Activity Table Resources

Test your skills with either of these word searches built for different reading levels. Time yourself to see how fast you can solve the puzzle, or race with a sibling! Get the family involved!

Beginners should test their luck with the Museum themed word search here! Intermediate-Advanced searchers gear up for the AKC word search here!

Race across this Maze with Arty to get to the Museum at 101 Park! Be careful, or else you could end up at a the Vet or worse...bathtime!

Learn To Draw

Look around you. What is your dog doing now that your family is us! See it, Draw it, Get Creative! Need inspiration? Here are some tips and tricks to draw some of your favorite breed: Chihuahua, Pug, Poodle, Dachshund.

Look here for step-by-step tutorials on dogs based on artworks from our collection: The Bravos, Bob (advanced)


Join us on the American Kennel Club's YouTube page for a variety of educational videos! New videos are added to our Paws to Read series every week. Snuggle up with your dog and read along with a variety of dog-themed books with Museum of the Dog staff!

Also on the YouTube page are Artist Demos with Joahnne Mangi. In this series of videos, Johanne shows viewers how she creates a dog portrait using oil sticks. 

Click here to watch our educational video content!

Coloring Sheets and Crafts

Add a little color to your home life with these coloring pages!

Download Museum Exterior Coloring Page Here: AKC Museum of the Dog

Make your own versions of paintings in the collection! Color The Bravos with this cartoon coloring page! Then, color Lloyd, English Setter in a Field, and  Willpower!

Color some of your favorite breeds: Basset Hound, Bernese Mountain Dog

Public Programs

Opportunities for Schools

Field Trip Brochure

Field Trip Interest Form

To request information about our field trip opportunities for schools and classrooms, please fill out the online interest form below and a member of our team will get back with you shortly.

Note: We will do our best to accommodate your choice of dates, but cannot guarantee availability.

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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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.