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Adorable Depression-Era Posters Promoting Kindness to Animals, Slate Magazine, 5/11/16
I first saw these Dennis posters in the online exhibit "Be Kind: A Visual History of Humane Education, 1880–1945," put together by the National Museum of Animals & Society. Read on.

Beverly Hills Residents Turn Out To Raise Funds For The National Museum of Animals & Society, Beverly Hills Courier, 6/19/15
Nearly 300 supporters joined Beverly Hills Gala Committee residents Beth Shaw, Mark Smolin, Gloria Butler, Shelley Traywick, Deborah Corday, Ellen Lavinthal, Kameron Seagren and Annie Winner for a night of festivities to raise money for the National Museum of Animals & Society (The Animal Museum). Visit.

Santa Bárbara celebró a Frida Kahlo, El Latino, 6/14/15
Frida Kahlo fue homenajeada, El pasado 30 de mayo en el Green House Studio, en Santa Bárbara, en un evento llevado a cabo como parte de una serie de diferentes actividades con el fin de recaudar fondos para la apertura del nuevo edificio del Museo Nacional de la Sociedad de Animales (The Animal Museum) en los Ángeles. Visit.

Museum of Animals, The Local, 5/31/15
The National Museum of Animals & Society is far more than just another fabulous, professionally-curated museum with extraordinary, thought-provoking displays intended to enrich the Los Angeles Community; it is a critically impactful next step in the development of a meaningful theory of change and a complete philosophical/academic approach to protecting our non-human partners on this planet. Visit.

For the Love of Animals, Casa Magazine, 5/29/15
A passion for animals and the power of imagination will come together during a unique art experience celebrating the life and creativity of beloved Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Visit.

Becoming Frida, Santa Barbara News-Press, 5/27/15
Women to dress as iconic Mexican artist for museum benefit.  Visit.

For the Love of Animals, Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine, 5/24/15
Gear up for very special evening on May 30, celebrating the life and creativity of beloved Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, and her affinity for animals as companions and muses. Visit.

Santa Barbara Art Event Benefits Animal Museum, VegNews Magazine, 5/20/15
Vegan surrealist garden party celebrates life of artist Frida Kahlo on May 30. Visit.

Best LA Art Parties This Week, LA Weekly, 3/19/15
Bunnymania! is a two-part, two-venue art exhibition and bunny adoption, with sales benefiting the National Museum of Animals in Society and its planned move to fancy new digs over by LACMA. Visit.

The Underdog Museum, Santa Barbara News-Press, 3/4/15
It's not just dogs that have their day in Los Angeles. For the past five years, the National Museum of Animals & Society has made sure cats, mice and even chickens have had their moment in the spotlight. Visit.

Our History Has a Home, Our Hen House, Episode 27
Our Hen House screens the museum's crowdfunding campaign video, Our History Has a Home. Watch.

L.A. Ivory Crush, Channel 18, 11/6/14
L.A. Museum and Friends To Destroy Ivory in its Collection; Sends Message that Elephant Poaching and Ivory Trafficking Must be Crushed. Watch.

The National Museum of Animals & Society, CNC News, 10/12/14
Opened in 2010, the National Museum of Animals and Society is the first institution of its kind, dedicated to enriching the lives of animals and people by exploring our shared experience. Watch.

Mouse in the House Adoption event, Animal Consciousnessness, 7/13/14
Video by Tom Porter of Animal Conscioussness featuring 'Mouse in the House' Adoption Event w/ Carolyn Mullin, Director, National Museum of Animals & Society. Watch.

New L.A. Museum Draws Attention to Animal Rights, Huffington Post Los Angeles, 7/31/14
The National Museum of Animals & Society, a new museum in Los Angeles, has been featuring an active roster of exhibits and events focused on representing the animal protection movement. Visit.

The Animal Museum named of the best small museums in Los Angeles, LAist, 7/30/14
Opened in 2010, this nonprofit museum founded by animal activist Carolyn Mullin explores the "shared experiences" of humans and animals and to promote compassion for our four-legged and feathered friends. Visit.

Episode 234, Our Hen House, 7/5/14
Julia will shed light on that exhibit for us today, and tell us about some incredible women who were behind the early days of the anti-vivisection movement. Listen.

O meu cão é a minha casa, PÚBLICO, 6/4/14
Este projecto integra a exposição "My Dog Is My Home" que inaugurou o National Museum of Animals & Society, em Los Angeles, dedicada aos "inúmeros humanos e animais que encontraram a sua casa uns nos outros, apesar de terem pouco mais". Visit.

10 Heartwarming Photos Capture The Bond Between Homeless Individuals And Their Pets, The Huffington Post, 6/2/14
The Lifelines project was recently featured in Los Angeles at the National Museum of Animals and Society's "My Dog is My Home" exhibit. Visit.

Touching Photos Capture the Powerful Bond Between Homeless People and their Pets, Feature Shoot, 5/27/14
The series shows the great lengths these individuals go to in order to care for their pets as well as the lifelong bonds and dedication that forms between them. Visit.

한국 도살장서 구조된 유기견 3마리 LA로 입양돼, Radio Korea, 4/6/14
한국의 한 도살장에서 학대받던 개들이
LA 에서 활동중인 한 동물구호단체에 의해 구조돼
미국으로 입양됐습니다. Visit.

3 Dogs Rescued from Korean Slaughterhouse on Way to LA for Adoption, CBS Los Angeles, 4/5/14
Somang, Hyung and Gracie will meet prospective new foster and adoptive families Saturday evening at the National Museum of Animals & Society. Visit.

A Brief History of Humane Education, Defender Radio, 4/6/14
Executive Director and Founder Carolyn Mullin will speak to the history of the museum, its foundations and how it will help create a more humane world. Listen.

Uncooped, Animals & Society Institute ASInsight Blog, 2/13/14
ASI Communications Director, Jill Howard Church, writes about her museum visit. Visit.

The Animal Museum Now Open in Los Angeles, Latham Letter, Winter 2014
The Latham Foundation gives the museum a two-page spread in their magazine. Visit.

Interview with museum director Carolyn Merino Mullin, VEGCAST, 1/31/14
Carolyn dishes on the grand opening of the museum, the Uncooped exhibit, and the collection. Listen.

Exhibit on homeless and their pets debuts, Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, 12/15/13
The Los Angeles–based National Museum of Animals & Society’s first exhibition, titled “My Dog is My Home: The Experience of Human-Animal Homelessness,” opened Nov. 14 and will run through Jan. 5, 2014. Visit.

Exploring the Connection Between the Homeless and Their Dogs, KTLA, 11/10/13
“My Dog Is My Home: The Experience of Human Animal Homelessness,” a poignant new exhibition, was unveiled in East Hollywood on Sunday. Watch.

Pick of the Week, Los Angeles Weekly, 11/8/13
For its first exhibition in its new East Hollywood space, the National Museum of Animals & Society examines these ideas with "My Dog Is My Home: The Experience of Human-Animal Homelessness." Visit.

Los Angeles Times, 10/25/13
A man plays with a dog at the Project Homeless Connect service fair on skid row. The event, organized by the National Museum of Animals & Society and other organizations, offered free dog food, toys and vaccinations for pets of homeless people. Visit.

Christine Kim, My Dog is My Home, The Pollination Project, 9/12/13
This important exhibition is being curated on a shoe-string budget, and the Pollination Project grant will be used to help Christine take My Dog is My Home to the finish line and ready for viewing in person and online. Visit.

Knowing Where You've Been, Animal Voices, 8/13/13
There are museums to preserve the history of the women’s suffrage and civil rights movements, so why not for the animal protection movement? Listen.

Uncooped, A Question of Balance, 5/13
Australian grassroots environmental show interviews our curator of Uncooped. Listen.

Uncooped, Animal Concerns of Texas Radio, 5/26/13
Greg & Tom talk with Carolyn Merino Mullin, Executive Director of the National Museum of Animals & Society, and Abbie Rogers, Collections Manager at the museum. Listen.

My Dog is My Home, Dispatches from the Underground, 4/17/13
Emma Watson, Research Intern with "My Dog is My Home" exhibit, talks about the upcoming exhibition and benefit show in Brooklyn. Visit.

Pets should be part of homeless count, Nashua Telegraph, 3/31/13
Many counties around the nation are reporting lower numbers of homeless people, yet those who work with them on a day-to-day basis do not see a decrease in the number of people needing services. This is because subpopulations within the large homeless population are being ignored. Visit.

Un-Cooped: Deconstructing the Domesticated, My Chickens & Me, 3/8/12
An upcoming on-line show is “Un-Cooped: Deconstructing the Domesticated Chicken.” Please enjoy our interview, below, with its curators, Abbie Rogers and L.A. Watson. Visit.

My Dog is My Home, The Bakersfield Californian, 3/4/13
I want to applaud not only The Californian for publishing the Feb. 20 news story "Count reveals 20 percent homeless drop," but all the volunteers and organizations that joined in this year's count. Visit.

Include pets in the next homeless count, Red Wing Republican, 2/25/13
I hope in 2015 the count can include animal family members and show that there is a great need to address and service this sub-population that can be so generous, loving and lifesaving. Visit.

National Museum of Animals & Society and Oral History Project, The Pollination Project, 02/01/13
Oral histories passed down in story form fill in gaps left by the history books while providing other views on the subject at hand. This project was designed to ensure the animal protection movement preserved its history and important stories of the movement. Visit.

REDLANDS: University hosts ‘Animals, Society’ lecture series, The Press-Enterprise, 09/19/12
This year’s Animals and Society lecture series at the University of Redlands will feature three speakers who will address the topic, “On the Farm: Animal Minds, Interests and Welfare. Visit.

Farm animals to be focal point of Redlands lecture series, RedlandsDailyFacts, 09/27/12
"On the Farm: Animal Minds, Interests, and Welfare" will address farm animals' mental capacities, social roles and welfare. Visit.

Ventura library exhibit focuses on humane education, Ventura County Star, 07/02/2012
A pop-up exhibit on humane education opened Monday at the E.P. Foster Library in Ventura. Presented by the National Museum of Animals & Society, the "Be Kind: A Visual History of Humane Education, 1880-1945" explores the history of humane education. Visit.

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