Riley the Museum Dog

Riley the Museum Dog

Book Signing and Training Demo
Monday, December 30 | 11am, Shapiro Family Courtyard

The Adventures of Riley the Museum Dog


There is a mystery afoot at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Someone has been eating the art.

Meet Riley at the MFA and see how he uses his sense of smell to find bugs in the museum.

Riley is a Weimaraner puppy and working scent dog who has joined the MFA as our cutest volunteer. Riley will work with members of the Museum’s Conservation and Protective Services departments, providing assistance with pest detection behind the scenes. While he’s currently undergoing basic puppy training and adjusting to his new environment, he’ll soon begin to learn more specialized skills related to identifying pests that may be present in the Museum—all in an effort to better care for the Museum’s collection. Follow the mfa on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for news on his progress. Follow his antics at #RileyTheMuseumDog!
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