The Annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival would not be possible without the gracious support and participation of its sponsors:

The Storytelling Festival greatly appreciates the support of its many generous donors.

For Festival information, call (314) 516-5961 (also for TDD).

The St. Louis Storytelling Festival is offered free to the public and reaches out to the community at many locations.

Festival Donors

Festival Donors are corporations, organizations, and schools whose contributions support the Festival.

Friends of Storytelling

Friends of Storytelling are individuals in the community whose support sustains the program and makes possible our continued effort to reach out to the community.

Tax-deductible contributions may be sent to:

St. Louis Storytelling Festival
Stephen Smith
207 J.C. Penney Conference Center
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400

You can find contribution levels and form to mail in at Contribute.

Have questions? Please call us at (314) 516-5948.


Throughout the year many volunteers donate countless hours preparing for this once-a-year event. To become a volunteer call (314) 516-5948. Special contributors to the annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival help to guarantee the continued success of this wonderful cultural tradition. The Festival thanks our Friends for their gracious and generous support.

Sponsors and Affiliates

  • Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis
  • Missouri Arts Council
  • Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
  • Gateway Storytellers
  • Laumeier Sculpture Park
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Missouri Historical Society
  • MO–TELL (Missouri Storytelling)
  • Riverwind Storytellers
  • St. Charles City Parks and Recreation Department
  • St. Louis County Library
  • St. Louis County Department of Parks and Recreation and The Historic Buildings Commission
  • St. Louis Public Library
  • University City Library
  • University of Missouri–St. Louis  
Advisory Council
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis
    • Becky Walstrom
    • John Matthews
    • Allan Crean
    • Clark Hickman
    • Stephen Smith
    • Bette Ramirez
  • National Parks Service, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
    • Jim Gerst
  • Jefferson National Parks Association
  • Ron Turner, Co-Founder
  • Lynn Rubright, Co-Founder
  • Nan Kammann, Past Director
  • Community Partners
    • Gateway Storytellers
    • Missouri Historical Society, Barnes Bradshaw
    • Missouri Storytellers (MO-TELL)
    • Riverwind Storytellers Company
    • St. Louis County Department of Parks & Recreation and The Historic Buildings Commission, Kyra Kaltenbronn
    • St. Louis County Family Court Detention Center, Efren Gonzales
    • St. Louis Public Libray, Patty Carleton
  • Storytellers
    • Ella Eakins
    • Annette Harrison
    • Sue Hinkel
    • Marilyn Kinsella
    • Bobby Norfolk
    • Kathy Schottel
    • Perrin Stifel
    • Jackie Wright

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