Welcome to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is part of the Presidential Library system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration, a Federal government agency.
If you would like to contact President and Mrs. Carter or the Carter Center staff, please visit www.cartercenter.org
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
EXHIBIT - NOW OPEN!!!! Our Sister's Keeper: Photography by Marie Plakos/September 13, 2016 - December 13, 2016 - Our Sister's Keeper includes 36 stunning images of women and children from India, Mexico, Ghana and Peru. The photographs show the strength and beauty of women around the world, in support of The Carter Center's Forum on Women.
RECENTLY DECLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS - The CREST computer system which holds and provides access to recently declassified documents is down. We are actively working on a repair solution for the system. We do not have a date for when the system will be available to researchers. The Carter Presidential Library regrets any inconvenience that this causes. Please contact our staff with questions or for assistance with accessing declassified documents in the textual files of the Library.
NEW CURRICULUM!!! - The President's Travels - The President's Travels is NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD: 19 Units, covering grades 2 - 12, all GPS-correlated, based on primary sources from our holdings, and covering a breadth of content areas: Geography, U. S. History, Civics, Energy & Environment, Human Rights, U. S. Foreign Policy, Science & Health, Current Events, the Middle-East, Segregation & Civil Rights, even Character Education
[ THE PRESIDENT'S TRAVELS ]
FIELD TRIP SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM!!!! - The Jimmy Carter Library & Museum and the Coca-Cola Foundation have generously established funding for the Carter Library to provide transportation funds for Georgia schools to use when bringing students to our newly-renovated museum for educational activities.
[ FIELD TRIP SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM ]
CIVIL WAR HISTORY: Atlanta and Copenhill - An Article written by James A. Yancey, Jr., Former Archivist, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. The Carter Center and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library are located on prime property that has been the scene of several historically significant events during Atlanta's relatively brief history.
[ THE CIVIL WAR ]
EVENTS & EXHIBITS
EXHIBIT - NOW OPEN!!!!- "Our Sister's Keeper: Photography by Marie Plakos"
September 13, 2016 - December 13, 2016
Free with Paid Admission to Museum. "Our Sister's Keeper" includes 36 stunning images of women and children from India, Mexico, Ghana and Peru. The photographs show the strength and beauty of women around the world, in support of The Carter Center's Forum on Women.
Daniel Demeter - "Lens on Syria"
Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:00pm
Lecture/Book Signing. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free and Open to the Public. Lens on Syria offers a unique visual experience of pre-war Syria and serves as an invaluable record of the country's long history, rich heritage, and diverse culture.
Wenonah Hauter - "The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment"
Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 7:00pm
Reading/Book Signing. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free and Open to the Public. Wenonah Hauter, one of the nation's leading public interest advocates, argues that the rush to fracking is dangerous to the environment and treacherous to human health. Frackopoly describes how the fracking industry began; the technologies that make it possible; and the destruction and poisoning of clean water sources and the release of harmful radiation from deep inside shale deposits, creating what the author calls "sacrifice zones" across the American landscape.
Kaye Minchew - "A President in our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia"
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 7:00pm
Lecture/Book Signing. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free & Open to the Public. Roosevelt visited Georgia forty-one times between 1924 and 1945. This rich gathering of photographs and remembrances documents the vital role of Georgia's people and places in FDR's rise from his position as a despairing politician daunted by disease to his role as a revered leader who guided the country through its worst depression and a world war.
Free Screening - Tony Mendez, - "Argo"
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:00pm
Screening/Lecture. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free and Open to the Public. Meet CIA officer Tony Mendez, the man who came up with "Argo," the plan to sneak Americans out of Iran. Mendez will discuss the operation, sign copies of his book "Master of Disguise" and there will be a free screening of the movie Argo. The program begins at 6:00pm in the Carter Museum Theater. Copies of Mendez's book will be available for purchase and signing.