The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Foundation is excited to announce the winners of its 2015 Scholarship Essay Contest. The winners are Sara Buscher and Julia Tager, seniors at Falmouth High School and Sturgis Charter Public School respectively. Sara and Julia will each be awarded a scholarship of $2,500 for submitting essays which demonstrated a [...]
On April 10th the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Foundation sponsored a Youth Ambassadorship Committee program at the Museum. The students in attendance were prospective members of the Museum’s Youth Ambassador Program, which is comprised of 11th and 12th graders who have a strong understanding of history, and a deep passion for civic service. As [...]
Sunday April 19th, Cape Cod middle school students gathered at the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum on the weekend of the 119th Boston Marathon to honor Martin Richard, the eight-year-old 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim. Project Next Generation, a civics and leadership educational organization, was founded by seventeen-year-old Katie Curran. Katie Curran, a Cape Cod [...]
View pictures from Moya Brennan's performance at the Museum on the Cape Cod Times websites here.
Despite the poor weather, Wednesday, August 13, marked another successful Speaker Series event for the John F. Kennedy Museum. The event featured author James Graham with a review of his book The Victura: The Kennedy’s, a Sailboat and the Sea, presented in the Special Exhibit room of the museum. The evening began with an introduction [...]
The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum hosted its third Speaker Series event of the summer, as Dr. Sergei Khrushchev joined the museum for a lengthy Q&A session on July 31, 2014. Dr. Sergei Khrushchev is the son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev. Dr. Khrushchev is now a United States citizen who lives in the [...]
On Thursday, July 31, The John F. Kennedy Museum held a private reception prior to the Speaker Series event with Dr. Sergei Khrushchev. The private reception was held at the JFK Museum, which provided guests the opportunity to pause and appreciate the legacy of President Kennedy and his important place in history. Throughout the course [...]
Martin Sandler made a surprise visit to the Museum on Wednesday to sign copies of his book, Kennedy Through the Lens. There are still a few copies left at our gift shop.
The John F. Kennedy Museum and Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame were pleased to welcome two Cape Cod League players today, John Karras (left) and Andrew Lee (right). Andrew Lee is a current pitcher and first baseman for the Brewster Whitecaps. He will be a junior at the University of Tennessee next year. John Karras [...]