Oct 5, 2023
Gordon Parks Museum Receives Arts and Culture Grant by the
Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas
Gordon Parks Museum receives grant for support of the 2023 Annual Gordon Parks Celebraiton
Dec 7, 2022
Gordon Parks Museum receives Plaza-Hawkins School Bookcase
John Dobbins, local Fort Scott, KS resident and long-time tutor at Fort Scott Community College, has donated a bookcase from the Plaza-Hawkins school.
Dec 6, 2022
Gordon Parks Museum receives portrait taken by Parks’ son
Marcia McCoy, photographer and longtime friend of Gordon Parks, has donated an iconic portrait of the celebrated Fort Scott native taken by his son, David, to the museum that bears his name.
Nov 19, 2022
Kansas Photojournalism Hall of Fame inducts Parks
Fort Scott native Gordon Parks was among a dozen photographers inducted by the Kansas Press Association into the Kansas Photojournalism Hall of Fame during a ceremony recently in Topeka.
Sep 22, 2022
Gordon Parks Museum receives Irby endowment award
The interactive display, which allows visitors to view photos, videos, interviews, music and more, will be available for use in the meeting room/lobby area of the Danny and Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center during the annual Gordon Parks celebration Oct. 6-8, 2022.
Aug 5, 2022
Kansas State University New Prairie Press eBook
The book is in conjunction with the recent "Gordon Parks: 'Homeward I Come'" exhibition at the Beach Museum of Art and presents new research about Parks, his relationship with his home state and how he used Kansas as a source of reference and inspiration.
Feb 24, 2022
The Learning Tree Film Scene and Sign Trail selected to the NEH for ALL Profile Website
The Learning Tree Film Trail is now part of the National Humanities Alliance Foundation’s initiative