The Katherine Dunham Museum, located in East St Louis in the Pennsylvania Historic District in a landmark home, features the extensive collections of Katherine Dunham and her husband, John Pratt. The displays of these collections include costumes, photographs, mementos and more of Miss Dunham's career as a dancer, choreographer, actress and teacher. The museum also exhibits the more than 250 African and Caribbean art pieces that Miss Dunham collected from over 50 countries.
Visiting the museum is free for individuals but a fee is charged for groups or private tours. An appointment is necessary. Call for appointment
Katherine Dunham Museum
1005 Pennsylvania Avenue
East St Louis, IL 62201