Local museum celebrates its namesake in Fort Scott

FORT SCOTT, Kan. – The Gordon Parks Museum in Fort Scott, Kansas is today celebrating the anniversary of Gordon Parks Birthday.

To do so, officials say the museum is hosting several events throughout the day such as:

  • 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. — Gordon Parks Museum will be open for extended hours.
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. — Showing of the film Criterion Collection The Learning Tree.
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. — “Langston Hughes & Gordon Parks Story Board” (Lunch and Learn Event)
  • 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Showing of the film Leadbelly.
  • 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. — “Digital Photography Workshop” Veretta Cobler, Professional Photographer

The Gordon Parks Museum says all films, workshops and presentations are free to the public.

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