• 16th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration! Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the film "The Learning Tree"

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    Name: 16th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration! Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the film "The Learning Tree"
    Date: October 3, 2019 - October 5, 2019
    Event Description:
     16th Annual Gordon Parks Celebration!  Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the film "The Learning Tree"

    Karole Graham, Stephen Perry and S. Pearl Sharp, cast members in "The Learning Tree" film by Gordon Parks, will receive "Gordon Parks Choice of Weapons Award" at the annual celebration this October 3-5, 2019 in Fort Scott, Kansas. The celebration is in honor of Fort Scott native Gordon Parks, noted photographer, writer, musician, and filmmaker. This year's celebration is a special one as we will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Gordon Parks-directed film The Learning Tree that was filmed in Fort Scott. 

    For a full schedule of events and special event registration, click http://www.gordonparkscenter.org/annual-celebration/schedule-of-events/
    Location:
    Gordon Parks Museum/ Danny And Willa Ellis Fine Arts Center at Fort Scott Community College, 2018 S. Horton, Fort Scott
    Contact Information:
    Kirk Sharp, Executive Director: 620-223-2700 ext. 5850
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