“Women of the Blues: A Coast-to-Coast Collection,” presented by curator, Lynn Orman Weiss is a collection features 60 photographs of ‘Women of the Blues’ of all ages and ethnic backgrounds representing all styles from southern soul blues to Chicago blues & rock blues. The images include artists such as, Mavis Staples and Susan Tedeschi (Grammy winning rock blues icon) to Chicago’s Southern soul blues diva, Nellie ‘Tiger’ Travis, the newly crowned Queen of the Blues, Shemekia Copeland, and many more. This exhibit is dedicated, in tribute, to Koko Taylor’s foundation, Sisters of Royalty.

Past dates

Download schedule


  • Starting Saturday, January 7th, 2017, repeated every day until Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


National Blues Museum

615 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63101