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!! "The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change"/artwork by Brian Washington/May 14, 2016 - August 7, 2016 - "The Continual Struggle" depicts the pain, sacrifice and emotion of those who fought for freedom during the civil rights movement. This selection of 23 works by artist Brian Washington offers a stark glimpse of those tumultuous times. President Bill Clinton calls it "a powerful and moving vision of America's struggle for equal rights."
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!! "The Continual Struggle: The American Freedom Movement and the Seeds of Social Change"
Saturday, 5/14/2016 - Sunday, 8/7/2016
Artwork by Brian Washington. Carter Presidential Library & Museum. Included with Museum Admission. "The Continual Struggle" depicts the pain, sacrifice and emotion of those who fought for freedom during the civil rights movement. This selection of 23 works by artist Brian Washington offers a stark glimpse of those tumultuous times. President Bill Clinton calls it "a powerful and moving vision of America's struggle for equal rights."
Mark Landler - "Alter Egos :Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, And The Twilight Struggle Over American Power"
Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7:00pm
Lecture/Book Signing. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free & Open to the Public. The Carter Presidential Library and the World Affairs Council of Atlanta present New York Times reporter Mark Landler for a discussion of his book. Alter Egos is about two ambitious political archrivals from very different backgrounds who became partners for a time, trailblazers who share a common sense of their historical destiny but who hold fundamentally different beliefs about how to project American power.
Byron Motley - "Embracing Cuba"
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:00pm
Reading/Book Signing. Carter Presidential Library & Museum. Free & Open to the Public. "Anyone who has the pleasure of perusing the arresting pages in this right-on-time photograph album will see the source of our enthusiasm. View and enjoy these sensitive photos, and bon voyage." Booklist.
Jesmyn Ward - "The Fire This Time"
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7:00pm
Reading/Book Signing. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free & Open to the Public. National Book Award - winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, "The Fire Next Time", as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays ad poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time.
John Viscount - "Writer of the short film Admissions"
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 7:00pm
Screening/Discussion. Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater. Free and Open to the Public. "Admissions" is a short film starring Academy Award nominee James Cromwell that tells a transformational tale about what it takes to find lasting peace. Featuring an Israeli couple and a Palestinian, this modern parable is set in the admissions room for the afterlife. Its purpose is to start a conversation that heals. The screening will be followed by a discussion with writer John Viscount.