Local Museum Is Participating in 2024 Kansas Tourism Sunflower Summer Progam

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

Fort Scott, Kan. – The Gordon Parks Museum is proud to announce its participation in the 2024 Kansas Tourism Sunflower Summer program. The Gordon Parks Museum Celebrates the life and work of Gordon Parks, internationally known photographer, filmmaker, writer and musician.

The Sunflower Summer Program is a benefit for Kansas families with school-aged children to encourage them to explore, and fall in love, with Kansas. The program is designed to give affordable access to tourism attractions across the state and support the Kansas tourism economy. Eligible Kansas families will download the Sunflower Summer App to claim tickets to participating venues. The 2024 Sunflower Summer season will run from May 25 – August 11.

“We are thrilled to be a venue for the 2024 Kansas Sunflower Summer program,” said Gordon Parks Museum, Executive Director, Kirk Sharp. “This opportunity allows us to welcome Kansas families to our attraction and provide them with an unforgettable experience.”

Kansas Tourism, a division of the Kansas Department of Commerce, aims to inspire travel to and throughout Kansas to maximize the positive impacts that tourism has on our state and local communities.

“Kansas Tourism is excited to have The Gordon Parks Museum as a part of the Sunflower Summer program,” said Kansas Tourism Director, Bridgette Jobe. “This program is an amazing benefit for the residents of Kansas, and we are looking forward to growing the program in the 2024 season. The Gordon Parks Museum is an important part of making this the best season yet for the program.”

For more information about The Gordon Parks Museum visit gordonparkscenter.org To discover more about the Sunflower Summer program, visit SunflowerSummer.org.



About The Gordon Parks Museum: The Gordon Parks Museum celebrates the life and work of Gordon Parks, internationally-known photographer, filmmaker, writer, and musician. The Gordon Parks Museum strives to use his remarkable life story to teach about artistic creativity, cultural awareness and the role of diversity in our lives.

About Sunflower Summer: Sunflower Summer is a program operated by Kansas Tourism, a division of the Kansas Department of Commerce. The program aims to help Kansas families affordably explore the Sunflower State. The official Sunflower Summer mobile app is available on Apple and Android. More information can be found at SunflowerSummer.org


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