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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.

Kansas Photojournalism Hall of Fame inducts Parks

Nov 12, 2022

Gordon Parks Museum earns Award of Excellence for Sign Trail

Gordon Parks Museum Earns Award of Excellence

Gordon Parks Museum earns Award of Excellence for Sign Trail

Nov 11, 2022

Gordon Parks Museum Receives Fort Scott Area Community Foundation Grant For Interactive Technology Expansion

Interactive Technology Expansion

Gordon Parks Museum Receives Fort Scott Area Community Foundation Grant For Interactive Technology Expansion

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.

Gordon Parks Museum receives Irby endowment award

Sep 20, 2022

Gordon Parks Museum open during annual celebration

We look forward to seeing everyone here at the 2022 annual Gordon Parks Celebration Oct 6 -8.

Gordon Parks Museum open during annual celebration

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.

Kansas State University New Prairie Press eBook

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

The Learning Tree Film Scene and Sign Trail selected  to the NEH for ALL Profile Website

Gordon Parks Museum Closed for Campus Wide Spring Break

Gordon Parks Museum will be closed for Spring Break

Gordon Parks Museum Closed for Campus Wide Spring Break

Museum Extend Hours This Weekend June 24 & 25th

Welcome back all of the alumni that will be here for the Fort Scott High School Alumni Association All-Class-Reunion this weekend. We hope you will enjoy your stay and time back here in Fort Scott once again, while visiting with family and friends.

We also want to remind everyone that we will be extending the museum hours this weekend for the FSHS all-class reunion attendees and along with any other visitors

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We will be open this Friday, June 24th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm & Saturday, June 25th from 10:00am - 4:00pm. This weekend is a great time to come visit and explore the Gordon Parks Museum.

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