George Washington Carver to Host Art in the Park Day

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Join George Washington Carver National Monument as they celebrate George Washington Carver’s love for art during Art in the Park Day on Saturday, April 23.

From 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, visitors will be able to view demonstrations and attend instructional workshops on utilizing pastels, pencils, natural dyes, and more. A special exhibit, Expressions of the Soul, will be up during this time and will feature artwork made by George Washington Carver.

Kids will also have an opportunity to earn their Junior Ranger badge by visiting the Art Junior Ranger tent and trying out some cool art techniques!

All activities are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the park at 417.325.4151.

About George Washington Carver National Monument: 

Administered by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior, George Washington Carver National Monument preserves the birthplace and childhood home of George Washington Carver, scientist, educator, and humanitarian. Please call the park at 417.325.4151 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm for further information. Visit our website at and Facebook page. The park is located two miles west of Diamond, Missouri, on Highway V, then south ¼ mile on Carver Road.

About the National Park Service: 

About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for the 423 parks in the National Park System and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at, on Facebook at, on Twitter at, and on YouTube at


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