Gordon Parks Celebration

  • Photo Exhibit in the Lunt Lobby of the Fine Arts Center.  The MPIX/Captured Images-sponsored photo contest will be on display with the theme of “What Makes Fort Scott Special to Me.” Winners will be announced at the Chamber Coffee at 8:00 am
  • 8:00 am-3:00 pm – Registration open outside of the Gordon Parks Museum.
  • 8:00-9:00 am – Ft. Scott Chamber of Commerce Coffee at the Gordon Parks Museum.
  • 9:00-11:00 am – Showing of the Gordon Parks’ film The Learning Tree in the Gordon Parks Museum. FREE
  • 2:00 pm-3:15 pm – Guided Trolley Tour of Gordon Parks’ Fort Scott.  Meet at the entrance of the FSCC Ellis Fine Arts Center. Fee: $7.
  • 7:00 pm-“Celebration Tribute Dinner” (Doors open at 6:00 pm) Join us for an evening of celebration, dinner, and special music. Presentation of the “Gordon Parks Choice of Weapons Award” to Bernadette Gray-Little. Liberty Theatre. Fee: $30. Please reserve.


Event Date: 

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:00am to 8:00pm

Event Location: 

Danny & Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center