(Diamond, MO) – Park Rangers at George Washington Carver National Monument will present a program about George Washington Carver’s artwork on Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24 at 1:00 pm each day.
George Washington Carver stated that his artwork was his soul’s expression as he longed to understand the work of the Great Creator. Learn how he combined his love of art with his career in agricultural science. Original art pieces will be on display and photographs of others will be shared. This 30-minute program will be held inside the visitor center in the park.
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 www.nps.gov/gwca 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 www.nps.gov, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/natlparkservice, and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/nationalparkservice.
Diane Eilenstein, Acting Supervisory Park Ranger
George Washington Carver National Monument