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Special Events at the Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

The Museum of the Jimmy Carter Library provides a unique experience for the visitor. Through displays of room settings, objects, documents, photographs, audio, and video, visitors can acquire a close-up view of the modern American Presidency.

Changing exhibits are drawn from the library and museum collections or are based on themes relating to the presidency and American political history. Many of these are traveling exhibitions from the Smithsonian Institution, other Presidential Libraries, and other museums around the world.

CURRENT SCHEDULE




Christina Stevens
"Love: The Saint and the Seeker"
Reading/Book Signing
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

Love: The Saint and the Seeker

“God will write through you.” Those were almost the last private words Mother Teresa spoke to acclaimed filmmaker Christina Stevens ~ urging her to share her story with the world. Told through the lens of Christina’s colorful youth, her mind-expanding adventure may prod you to recognize your own life’s calling.


Hugh Howard
"Houses of Civil War America"
Reading/Book Signing
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

Georgia County Courthouses: The Architecture of Living Monuments

This is a revealing historical and photographic tour of the homes of influential Civil War figures, including Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Clara Barton, Stonewall Jackson, and others. Timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and a fitting sequel to Houses of the Presidents, HOUSES OF CIVIL WAR AMERICA takes readers into the daily lives of the most important historical figures in the nation-defining conflict. From modest abolitionist homes to the plantations of the antebellum south. Howard and Straus bring the most intimate moments of the war to life. With insightful narrative and gorgeous photography, HOUSES OF CIVIL WAR AMERICA demonstrates-through these landmark homes-the nation we were and the nation we became.


Robbin Shipp & Nick Chiles
"Justice While Black"
Reading/Book Signing
Tuesday, December 2, at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

Justice While Black

Justice While Black is a must-read for every young black male in America—and for everyone else who cares about their survival and well-being. This is a first-of-its-kind essential guide for African-American families about how to understand the criminal justice system, and about why that system continues to see black men as targets—and as dollar signs.


Sandy Althomsons
"Inside a Refugee Crisis: My Time in South Sudan"
Reading/Book Signing
Wednesday, December 3, at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

Justice While Black

Join epidemiologist Sandy Althomsons as she shares her book "Inside a Refugee Crisis: My Time in South Sudan". She tells stories of frustrations and joys from her timein South Sudan with Doctors Without Borders.


Mary Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts
"Holiday Concert"
Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 11:30am
Carter Presidential Library and Museum Lobby
Free and Open to the Public

Mary Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts

Get the holiday season off to an exciting start with a free holiday concert from the students of the new Mary Ellen Stilwell School of Fine Arts. The Choir returns to the Carter Presidential Library & Museum for their annual Holiday Concert. This group of students puts on a show that will blow you away. It has become a highlight for kicking of the holiday season. The choir will be filling the air with traditional holiday songs and have you clapping and dancing. This is a holiday concert you don't want to miss. The concert will be in the lobby of the Carter Presidential Museum.


Mt. Zion High School Chorus
"Holiday Concert"
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 11:30am
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Lobby
Free and Open to the Public

Mary Ellen Stilwell School of the Arts

Get the holiday season off to an exciting start with a free holiday concert from the students of the Mt. Zion High School. The chorus will be filling the air with traditional holiday songs. This concert is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. This is a holiday concert you won't want to miss.


ACappella Books
"25th Anniversary Celebration"
Wednesday, December 10, at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

Justice While Black

Help us as we celebrate ACappella Books twenty-fifth anniversary. There will be authors and other surprises.


Holiday Concert
"Georgia National Guard's 116th Army Band Holiday Concert"
Saturday, December 13, at 1:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Lobby
Free and Open to the Public

Holiday Concert

Georgia National Guard's 116th Army Band performs a free holiday concert at 1:00pm in the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Lobby. Join us for this special holiday event. No reservations are needed.


Julian Zelizer
"THE FIERCE URGENCY of NOW: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society"
Reading/Book Signing
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

THE FIERCE URGENCY of NOW

A professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, gives a majestic big-picture account of the Great Society and the forces that shaped it, from Lyndon Johnson and members of Congress to the civil rights movement and the media.


The Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 4:45 p.m. on. Sunday. Admission is $8.00 - Adults; $6.00 - Seniors (60+), Military, and students with IDs; Free - Children (16 and under).  Parking - Free.  The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. For more information, please call 404-865-7101.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
441 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia   30307-1498
Telephone: (404) 865-7100
Fax: (404) 865-7102
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