Museum Contributors - The People Behind Arna Bontemps Museum

The Arna Bontemps African American Museum and Cultural Arts Center wishes to thank the family of Arna Bontemps for their archival donations and support.



  • Mayoral Commission for Cultural Affairs, Office of the Mayor, City of Alexandria
  • The Rapides Foundation
  • Supported by a grant from the Louisiana State Arts Council through the Louisiana Division of the Arts, administered by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana
  • Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of State Museums
  • Bank One




  • Arts Council of Central Louisiana
  • Louisiana State University at Alexandria
  • Louisiana College
  • Community Opportunity Outreach Program
  • Rapides Parish School System
  • Alexandria/Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Louisiana State Museum
  • Alexandria Museum of Art



Arna Bontemps African American Museum
1327 3rd Street
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

Admission is FREE (Donations Welcome)