Dog Day at the MPLS Institute of Arts

Image: Yoshitomo Nara, Your Dog, 2002. Fiberglass. Gift of George T. Shea and Gordon Locksley. © 2002 Yoshitomo Nara

The MIA’s going to the dogs! Bring your pooch to an outdoor afternoon of dogs and art in Target Park at the museum.

  • Mark your territory on a paw-print collaborative mural with artist Sarah Thornton of Lintu Art (
  • Romp, relax, or howl to live music from the Como Avenue Jug Band (
  • Get to the bottom of dog behavior with Bark Busters (
  • Read Scooby’s mind with dog psychic Elaine of Animal Bridges (
  • Track a scent to canines in the MIA collection.
  • Mug with your mutt for the photobooth.
  • Plus, learn the finer points of pet adoption from the Animal Humane Society (

And please, remember to keep your dog on a leash and pick up after your pooch – ScoopyPoo ( will be on hand with baggies! 

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Saturday, June 22, 2013
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
*If it’s raining cats and dogs, this event will be canceled.