About the Series 

Kennedy Library Forums are a series of public affairs programs offered by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to foster public discussion on a diverse range of historical, political and cultural topics reflecting the legacy of President and Mrs. Kennedy's White House years.

How to Attend

All Forums are free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly recommended, and may be made by clicking the "Register" link in each upcoming Forum listing below, or by calling 617-514-1643. Registration guarantees a seat in the building, but not in the main hall. Doors to the main hall open approximately one hour before the start of each program. 

View Live Webcasts / Access Recordings

Kennedy Library Forums are webcast live and recorded whenever possible. Written transcripts of most recorded events are also available. Visit the Forum Video Archive or our YouTube channel to view past forums.


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Kennedy Library Forum sponsors

Christopher Cassidy
Su Curley

Space Exploration Discovery Day: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

May 28, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

To commemorate JFK’s challenge to the nation of landing a man on the Moon, the Kennedy Library is hosting an afternoon of activities and guest speakers for kids, families, and adults. Featured presentations by Christopher Cassidy, Chief of the NASA Astronaut Office and NASA Spacesuit Engineer Su Curley will highlight space exploration and equipment, including what it’s like to live and work on the International Space Station. Hands-on activities will be available before and after the speaking program for visitors of all ages. This program is presented as part of the JFK Centennial Celebration.