top of page

Latest News

May 15, 2024

GPA-9 headed to Paris, funds raised

Students from the Gordon Parks Academy Raise Funds for Paris Trip

GPA-9 headed to Paris, funds raised

May 14, 2024

The Gordon Parks Museum is a Venue for the Kansas Sunflower Summer Program

Summers are for exploring! Grab the kids and download the Sunflower Summer app to see what all Kansas has to offer

The Gordon Parks Museum is a Venue for the Kansas Sunflower Summer Program

Apr 16, 2024

Gordon Parks Museum offers Hughes-Parks Traveling Exhibit Display

Langston Hughes and Gordon Parks Travel Exhibit Displays

Gordon Parks Museum offers Hughes-Parks Traveling Exhibit Display

Jan 9, 2024

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Rescheduled Due to Forecasted Weather

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Rescheduled Due to Forecasted Weather

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Rescheduled Due to Forecasted Weather

Jan 9, 2024

Grassroots support needed to get “GPA-9” to Paris, France Facing a March 2024 deadline
By Wilma Moore-Black

Grassroots support needed to get “GPA-9” to Paris, France

Grassroots support needed to get “GPA-9” to Paris, France Facing a March 2024 deadline
By Wilma Moore-Black

Oct 27, 2023


GORDON PARKS MUSEUM RECEIVES FORT SCOTT AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
GRANT FOR BILLBOARD REPLACEMENT

New Gordon Parks Museum Billboard


GORDON PARKS MUSEUM RECEIVES FORT SCOTT AREA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 
GRANT FOR BILLBOARD REPLACEMENT

Oct 26, 2023

Gordon Parks A Journey to Gordon Parks' Legacy in Paris

Gordon Parks Academy Stem Leaders in Applied and Media Arts Go Fund me Page

Gordon Parks A Journey to Gordon Parks' Legacy in Paris

Oct 24, 2023

Gordon Parks Museum Receives a Cross from the African American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

Gordon Parks Museum Receives a Cross from the (AME) Church

Gordon Parks Museum Receives a Cross from the African American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church

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

Gordon Parks Museum Receives Arts and Culture Grant by the 
Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas

Oct 5, 2023

Gordon Parks Museum receives Speaker Bureau Grant From Humanities Kansas

Presentation Explores the Impact of Kansas’s Native Son Gordon Parks

 Gordon Parks Museum receives Speaker Bureau  Grant From Humanities Kansas

Jun 21, 2023

Gordon Parks Museum receives the African American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Property

Gordon Parks Museum receives the Church property location that Gordon Parks attended

Gordon Parks Museum receives the African American Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church Property

Apr 24, 2023

Gordon Parks Museum Receives Humanities Kansas Grant

The Gordon Parks receives funds for the Langston Hughes and Gordon Parks Exhibit Display

Gordon Parks Museum Receives Humanities Kansas Grant

Apr 17, 2023

Gordon Parks Museum receives Evergy Community Investment Grant

Gordon Parks to reimage Gordon Parks Back to Fort Scott 1950 photos

Gordon Parks Museum receives Evergy Community Investment Grant

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.


Gordon Parks Museum receives Plaza-Hawkins School Bookcase

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.

Gordon Parks Museum receives portrait taken by Parks’ son

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

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
bottom of page