• Presidential Getaway: JFK on Cape Cod

    This special exhibit offers original artifacts, photographs, and historic film footage which provide a glimpse of the private family man and evokes the carefree abandon of a summer afternoon.

  • Former President Jimmy Carter and Ronan Farrow - Kennedy Library Forums

    A Conversation with President Jimmy Carter

    On November 20, former President Jimmy Carter discussed his new book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power, with Ronan Farrow, host of MSNBC's Ronan Farrow Daily. Watch the event video.

  • Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    This annual contest challenges United States high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official. The winner will receive a $10,000 prize and a trip to Boston. Submissions are due January 5, 2015.

  • 2014 New Frontier Award Winners - Svante Myrick and Nina Dudnik

    2014 New Frontier Awards

    Svante Myrick, the Mayor of Ithaca, NY and Nina Dudnik, CEO of Boston-Based Seeding Labs to Receive the 2014 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards.

  • Oval Office Exhibit - JFK Presidential Library and Museum

    Temporary Closing of Main Exhibit Galleries

    Beginning Dec. 31, 2014 through mid-March 2015, we will renovate our main galleries. Forums and Celebrate! Programs will be hosted as scheduled. The Cuban Missile Crisis exhibit, JFK Cafe, and Museum Store will remain open. No admission fee will be charged during this period.

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