Humanities Kansas Big Idea Essay… Seeing the World Through the Eyes of Gordon Parks

November 2, 2020 by Kirk Sharp, Director of the Gordon Parks Museum in Fort Scott Gordon Parks was a Renaissance Man –  an internationally known photographer, filmmaker, writer and musician who discovered a passion and appreciation for photography while working as a waiter for the railroad in the 1930s. While on a work break, Parks became Read More …

The“U&D Ale” Fundraising Campaign, benefiting the Gordon Parks High School.

The Boiler Room Brewhaus, in collaboration with The Jolly Fox Brewery and The Gordon Parks Museum Announces the Launch of The“U&D Ale” Fundraising Campaign, benefiting the Gordon Parks High School. https://visitfortscott.com/unity-diversity-campaign/#UnityandDiversity#VisitFortScott#BRB#GordonParks#JollyFox The Gordon Parks Museum is very excited to be part of this great collaboration to help raise funds for the students at the Gordon Read More …

The 2020 Gordon Parks Museum Photo Contest Sponored by MERL HUMPHREY PHOTOGRAPHY, Extended the Photo Entry Deadline

Sponsored by Merl Humphrey Photography5 N. Main St., Fort Scott, KS (Open to any non-professional photographer) THEME: “Social Justice, Diversity and Equity.” The photo entry deadline has been extended to Monday, October 26, 2020 for The Gordon Parks Museum featured photo contest at Fort Scott Community College sponsored by Merl Humphrey Photography. This photo contest Read More …