Introducing Friends of the Institute

As a tribute to Senator Kennedy's 47-year career, gifts of $47 and up recognize you as a Friend of the Institute.

About the Institute

November 28, 2019

Thank you

A Thanksgiving message

By Art Buckland, Interim Executive Director

During this holiday season, I want to take a moment and thank you for your dedication to the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.

Your commitment to the Institute allows us to fulfill our mission of educating the public about the role of the United States Senate in our government, encouraging civic participation, and invigorating civil discourse. With your ongoing support, we will continue to welcome visitors of all ages and walks of life to learn about the critical issues of the day and empower them to make their voices heard in their communities and beyond. Today, all of us here at the Kennedy Institute give thanks to you!

We are truly grateful to you for being an important part of our community.

Many thanks,

Art Buckland
Interim Executive Director


The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, civic education organization in Boston envisioned by the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Through a range of exhibits, interactive educational offerings, and topical programs, the Institute engages students and visitors in a conversation about the essential role each person plays in our democracy and in our society.