• Ernest Hemingway: A Life Inspired opens June 28

    Ernest Hemingway: A Life Inspired

    Opening June 28, this new exhibit draws from the Ernest Hemingway Collection at the JFK Library to highlight the author's life and career.

  • Watch the 2018 Profile in Courage Award Ceremony

    Profile in Courage Award Ceremony

    Watch the 2018 Profile in Courage Award ceremony honoring former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

  • KN-C21932. President John F. Kennedy Attends Dinner in Honor of President of the Ivory Coast, Félix Houphouët-Boigny

    New Exhibit

    Now on view: a special display highlighting the White House state dinner honoring Ivory Coast President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, hosted by President and Mrs. Kennedy on May 22, 1962.

  • JFK 100 - Milestones & Mementos

    JFK 100 - Milestones & Mementos

    Open through November 2018, this exhibition chronicles historic milestones in the President’s career and administration, as well as the events of his personal and family life.

News and Events

  • New Hemingway Exhibit

    The JFK Library today announced the opening of a new permanent exhibit, Ernest Hemingway: A Life Inspired, highlighting the life and career of author Ernest Hemingway.
  • Essay Contest Winner Announced

    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation today announced that Jeffrey Seaman, a junior who is homeschooled in Short Hills, New Jersey, has won the national John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students.
  • New Exhibit on Ivory Coast State Dinner

    The JFK Library today announces the opening of a special display highlighting the White House state dinner honoring Ivory Coast President Félix Houphouët-Boigny.
  • 2018 PEN Hemingway Winner Announced

    Debut author Weike Wang won the 2018 PEN/Hemingway Award, honoring a distinguished first book of fiction, for her novel Chemistry (Knopf).

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The JFK Library houses the world's largest collection of Ernest Hemingway archival materials. Find out why.