Our Supporters


The Griot Museum greatly appreciates the sacrifice and support of those who believe in and help us live out our mission to "through compelling core exhibits, dynamic touring shows, educational and entertaining public programs, we create a community of lifelong learners who explore, experience and embrace Missouri’s rich and enduring African-American heritage."  From contributors and community partners to volunteers, we could not exist without their support:










Patricia Barrett
Joan Bricetti

Bert Coleman
Ashley Elliot
Mama Lisa Gage
Willie Hall
Phyllis R. Jackson
William Murphy Sr.
Charles "Babatu" Murphy

Erika D. Neal
Isaac & Diedre Perry
Mollie Robinson

Donesha Sims
Alicia Singleton

Roseann Weiss
Coisetta Wright
Ruth Wright

Griot Society Members
Annual Contributors

of $500 or More

Lois D. Conley
Richard K. Gaines
Chief Sherman George
Dr. Joi Irving
Lee Jeffries

Brian Krueger

Daniel Moody
Dr. Amanda Murphy
Leon Sharpe
Mildred P. Smith
(In memory of Tommie L. Pettaway
and Georgia Mae Allen)
Myrtis E. Spencer
Mary Strauss
Dr. Donald M. Suggs

Yusef Z. Scoggin
Ada Taylor
Lois Jean Turner
Earline Walker

Dr. John Wright, Sr.

Clarence A. Zacher

Community Partners

Ameren Missouri
Michael's Catering
The Missouri Arts Council
The Missouri Humanities Council
The Old Courthouse
Philip Person Roofing
The Regional Arts Commission
Saint Louis Art Museum
The Scott Joplin House

The Urban League 

of Metropolitan St. Louis
Urban Museum Collaborative


The Griot Museum of Black History
2505 St. Louis Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63106-2324




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Phone:  314-241-7057
     Fax:  314-241-7058
E-mail:  info@thegriotmuseum.com

Hours of Operation

We remain closed until further notice while we work diligently to develop plans and make preparation for reopening soon.  We want to ensure that we have in place the best possible measures to keep you and our staff safe during your visit.


Admission:  $7.50 for ages 13 and above, $3.75 for ages 5-12

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