Katherine Dunham Museum

1005 Pennsylvania Ave
East Saint Louis, IL 62201

618-795-5970

About Us:

The Katherine Dunham Museum houses Miss Dunham’s outstanding collection of symbolic and functional art, including more than 250 African and Caribbean art objects from more than 50 countries.

Tapestries, paintings, sculpture, musical instruments and ceremonial costumes from around the world celebrate the human spirit of the Museum.

The museum displays costumes, photographs, programs, letters, awards and mementos from Miss Dunham’s career as a dancer, choreographer, teacher, writer and dance company owner. Operating Hours Have Changed

Hours are currently on an appointment basis.

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