Karole Graham, Stephen Perry and S. Pearl Sharp, cast members in “The Learning Tree” film by Gordon Parks, to receive “Gordon Parks Choice of Weapons Award” at the 2019 Gordon Parks Celebration

Karole Graham, Stephen Perry and S. Pearl Sharp who were cast members in the film The Learning Tree will be the recipients of the “Gordon Parks Choice of Weapons Award” at the annual celebration this October 3-5, 2019 in Fort Scott, Kansas. The celebration is in honor Fort Scott native Gordon Parks, noted photographer, writer, Read More …

Fourth of July Holiday

The Gordon Parks Museum will be closed this Thursday, July 4th and Friday,July 5th for the Fourth of July Holiday. The Museum will resume operations on Saturday, July 6th at 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. We hope everyone has a safe and happy Fourth of July!

GORDON PARKS MUSEUM FOUNDATION TO PARTICIPATE IN COLLECTIONS ASSESSMENT FOR PRESERVATION PROGRAM

Fort Scott, KS The Gordon Park Museum Foundation announces that it is 1 of 79 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program. CAP helps museums improve the care of their collections by providing support for a conservation assessment of the museum’s collections and buildings. The museum Read More …

The 16th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the film The Learning Tree                                                                Honoring cast members with                                                                     “The Gordon Parks Choice of Weapons Award”   More detailed information Read More …

Gordon Parks Museum is on the TKAAM Trail

TKAAM invites history trekkers & travelers Kansas African American History Trail launched  The Kansas African American Museum (TKAAM) invites history buffs and other interested trailblazers to journey through history and Kansas when the Museum launches the Kansas African American History Trail & website on Thursday, Feb. 21, at at the Kansas African American Museum in Wichita, KS. Read More …