Getting to the Point with Author Junot Díaz
The Institute was proud to have Pulitzer Prize winning author, Junot Díaz, headline its Getting to the Point series. The public program commemorated Hispanic Heritage Month and National Arts in Education Week. Díaz conducted a reading from his acclaimed novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, and had a discussion with the audience on topics ranging from his inspiration to current affairs.
THIS PROGRAM CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE WHICH MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME VIEWERS OR INAPPROPRIATE FOR VIEWING BY CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.
In partnership with the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum as well as the Massachusetts Archives and Commonwealth Museum, the Institute will welcome state and local leaders for a conversation on the importance of the 2020 Census.
Museum Day is an annual celebration hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on April 4.
Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for Drop-In tours on the first Saturday of every month at 1 p.m. This discussion-based tour with a thematic focus offers deeper insights into the Institute’s exhibits and programs. Tours will lead into the Today’s Vote program where visitors can debate and vote on Senate legislation.