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.

Public Programs

Free Fun Friday 2019

July 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Free​Drop-in​No Registration Required​
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Friday, July 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

In 2019, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute participated in offering a “Free Fun Friday” through support from the Highland Street Foundation. The Institute offered free admission all day on July 26.

Highlights included:

  • Acting as a Senator-for-a-day and learning about how our government works.
  • Debating and voting in interactive programs.
  • Seeing history come to life in a historical program about The Civil Rights Act of 1964.
  • Learning the stories of twenty historic and contemporary trailblazers through artistic representations in the A Seat at the Table exhibit.
  • Enjoying hands-on activities like campaign button creations and contributing to a community-made art project.
  • Exploring with the new “Senator-in-training” activity guide books.
  • Visiting the Senate Staff Office exhibit and seeing a replica of Senator Kennedy’s Washington, D.C. office.
  • Posing for fun photos with family and friends with the Institute’s special photo booth.

IMAGES (Click to View Flickr Album) Free Fun Friday 2019