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  • May, 2019-December, 2019


  • EXHIBIT- “Georgia on My Screen: Jimmy Carter and the Rise of the Film Industry”

    Exhibit May 3, 2019-December 31, 2019
    georgiaonmyscreen

    NEW EXHIBIT

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Age 16 and under FREE

    17 and over - Museum ticket purchase required

    The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum presents an exciting new exhibition, Georgia on My Screen: Jimmy Carter and the Rise of the Film Industry. Beginning with then-Governor Jimmy Carter’s creation of the first state film office, the exhibition traces the development and impact of a multibillion-dollar industry in the state. The exhibition will be on display through the end of the year.

    Created with the generous support of the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, major production studios, local film offices and museums, the exhibition includes artifacts from over 60 productions, filmed over the last 46 years in Georgia, including critically-acclaimed films, blockbuster movies, and major television series.

  • December, 2019


  • Closing Event: Georgia on My Screen - “Jimmy Carter & the Rise of the Film Industry”

    Special Events December 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Panel Discussion (7:00pm - 8:00pm)

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public (6:00pm - 9:00pm Exhibition open for viewing)

    Looking Back, Looking Forward: The History and Future of the Georgia Film Industry

    Panelists:

    Lee Thomas, Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music, & Digital Entertainment Office

    Greg Torre, Deputy Commissioner of Marketing for Georgia Department of Economic Development and former Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music, & Digital Entertainment Office

    Norm Bielowicz, Location Manager and former Director of the Georgia Film and Videotape Office

    Stratton Leopold, Director, Producer, Actor, and Famous Ice Cream Maker

  • Toni Morrison: “The Pieces I Am”

    Film Screenings December 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm
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    Film Screening

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The Baton Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, will host a screening of the recently released documentary, Toni Morrison: “The Pieces I Am”. Many of Professor Morrison’s books will be available for purchase

  • Stuart Eizenstat - “President Carter: The White House Years”

    Author Programs December 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments—drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes.

  • January, 2020-December, 2020


  • National History Day 2020: “Breaking Down Barriers”

    Education - Teacher Resources January 1, 2020-December 31, 2020
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    We support the year-long National History Day competition as an exciting way for students to study and learn about historical issues, ideas, people and events at our locations around the country and online!

    The National Archives is the nation’s record keeper. We hold billions of primary sources. Many can be incorporated into NHD research and projects. Visit the National Archives web page for National History Day to get started! Contact us if you need help.

  • February, 2020


  • Carl Suddler - “Presumed Criminal”

    Author Programs February 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    “Presumed Criminal” is a startling examination of the deliberate criminalization of black youths from the 1930s to today. In this revealing book, Carl Suddler brings to light a much longer history of the policies and strategies that tethered the lives of black youths to the justice system indefinitely.

  • Black History Month

    Education February 10, 2020-February 24, 2020

    February 2018 Student Programs for Black History and Presidents Month

    MARSHALLING JUSTICE: THE STORY OF THURGOOD MARSHALL
    February 1 and 9, 10:30 AM
    Grade Level: 5th - 8th
    John Doyle portrays Thurgood Marshall in this one-man program with audience participation. Celebrate the life and contributions of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American Supreme Court justice, who is well known for winning the Supreme Court case, Brown v Topeka Board of Education that tested equal but separate schools. Please reserve your class using the online Tour Reservation Form.
    February 6, 10:30 AM
    Grade Level: 9th - 12th
    Peabody award-winning singer, poet, and musician, Abyss is best known as a spoken word artist that brings historical and relevant issues to life through his performances. Please reserve your class using the online Tour Reservation Form.

    ABYSS AND ENSEMBLE

    February 12, 10:00 AM
    Grade Level: 5th - 8th
    Acclaimed actress Joanna Maddox presents a one-woman show on the life and wisdom of Rachel Clark, a small, quiet, childless black woman on the Carters’ farm who had a lasting influence on the would-be president. Please reserve your class using the online Tour Reservation Form.

    RACHEL CLARK: RAISING A PRESIDENT

    February 16 and 21, 10:30 AM
    Grade Level: 3rd - 5th
    Well-known actress/storyteller Mama Koku portrays Mary McLeod Bethune, who made a difference in shaping our country’s history. Born to slave parents and first in her family to receive an education, she went on to provide educational opportunities to African American students. Please reserve your class using the online Tour Reservation Form.

    MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE: BUILDING ON A DREAM

  • Craig Fehrman - “Author in Chief”

    Author Programs February 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In Craig Fehrman’s groundbreaking work of history, “Author in Chief”, the story of America’s presidents and their books opens a rich new window into presidential biography. Beginning with Thomas Jefferson’s “Notes on the State of Virginia”, the first presidential book to influence a campaign, and John Adams’s Autobiography, the first score-settling presidential memoir, “Author in Chief” draws on newly uncovered information—including never-before-published letters from Andrew Jackson, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan—to offer insights into the aspirations and inner lives of our nation’s presidents.

  • Rick Hasen - “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy”

    Author Programs February 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    As the 2020 presidential campaign begins to take shape, there is widespread distrust of the fairness and accuracy of American elections. Taking into account how each of these threats has manifested in recent years, Rick Hasen offers concrete steps that need to be taken to restore trust in American elections before the democratic process is completely undermined.

  • “Human Nature Documentary Film”

    Film Screenings February 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm
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    Film Screening

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The Carter Library and Science for Georgia present a free screening of the documentary Human Nature”. It is the story of the biggest tech revolution of the 21st Century. And it isn’t digital, it’s biological. A breakthrough called CRISPR has given us unprecedented control over the basic building blocks of life. It opens the door to curing diseases, reshaping the biosphere, and designing our own children. Human Nature is a provocative exploration of CRISPR’s far-reaching implications, through the eyes of the scientists who discovered it, the families it’s affecting, and the bio-engineers who are testing its limits.

  • Madeline Miller - “Circe”

    Author Programs February 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    This #1 New York Times best seller has been called “a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man’s world.” The New York Times says Madeline Millers Circe is “a bold and subversive retelling of the goddess’s story,.....both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right.” Tickets will be available from ACappella Books.

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  • May, 2019-December, 2019


  • EXHIBIT- “Georgia on My Screen: Jimmy Carter and the Rise of the Film Industry”

    Exhibit May 3, 2019-December 31, 2019
    georgiaonmyscreen

    NEW EXHIBIT

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Age 16 and under FREE

    17 and over - Museum ticket purchase required

    The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum presents an exciting new exhibition, Georgia on My Screen: Jimmy Carter and the Rise of the Film Industry. Beginning with then-Governor Jimmy Carter’s creation of the first state film office, the exhibition traces the development and impact of a multibillion-dollar industry in the state. The exhibition will be on display through the end of the year.

    Created with the generous support of the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, major production studios, local film offices and museums, the exhibition includes artifacts from over 60 productions, filmed over the last 46 years in Georgia, including critically-acclaimed films, blockbuster movies, and major television series.

  • December, 2019


  • Closing Event: Georgia on My Screen - “Jimmy Carter & the Rise of the Film Industry”

    Special Events December 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    GOMS_green

    Panel Discussion (7:00pm - 8:00pm)

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public (6:00pm - 9:00pm Exhibition open for viewing)

    Looking Back, Looking Forward: The History and Future of the Georgia Film Industry

    Panelists:

    Lee Thomas, Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music, & Digital Entertainment Office

    Greg Torre, Deputy Commissioner of Marketing for Georgia Department of Economic Development and former Deputy Commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music, & Digital Entertainment Office

    Norm Bielowicz, Location Manager and former Director of the Georgia Film and Videotape Office

    Stratton Leopold, Director, Producer, Actor, and Famous Ice Cream Maker

  • Toni Morrison: “The Pieces I Am”

    Film Screenings December 15, 2019 at 4:00 pm
    morrison

    Film Screening

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The Baton Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum, will host a screening of the recently released documentary, Toni Morrison: “The Pieces I Am”. Many of Professor Morrison’s books will be available for purchase

  • Stuart Eizenstat - “President Carter: The White House Years”

    Author Programs December 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    whitehouseyears

    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments—drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes.

  • January, 2020-December, 2020


  • National History Day 2020: “Breaking Down Barriers”

    Education - Teacher Resources January 1, 2020-December 31, 2020
    nhdlogo

    We support the year-long National History Day competition as an exciting way for students to study and learn about historical issues, ideas, people and events at our locations around the country and online!

    The National Archives is the nation’s record keeper. We hold billions of primary sources. Many can be incorporated into NHD research and projects. Visit the National Archives web page for National History Day to get started! Contact us if you need help.

  • February, 2020


  • Carl Suddler - “Presumed Criminal”

    Author Programs February 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm
    csuddler

    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    “Presumed Criminal” is a startling examination of the deliberate criminalization of black youths from the 1930s to today. In this revealing book, Carl Suddler brings to light a much longer history of the policies and strategies that tethered the lives of black youths to the justice system indefinitely.

  • Black History Month

    Education February 10, 2020-February 24, 2020

    February 2018 Student Programs for Black History and Presidents Month

    MARSHALLING JUSTICE: THE STORY OF THURGOOD MARSHALL
    February 1 and 9, 10:30 AM
    Grade Level: 5th - 8th
    John Doyle portrays Thurgood Marshall in this one-man program with audience participation. Celebrate the life and contributions of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American Supreme Court justice, who is well known for winning the Supreme Court case, Brown v Topeka Board of Education that tested equal but separate schools. Please reserve your class using the online Tour Reservation Form.
    February 6, 10:30 AM
    Grade Level: 9th - 12th
    Peabody award-winning singer, poet, and musician, Abyss is best known as a spoken word artist that brings historical and relevant issues to life through his performances. Please reserve your class using the online Tour Reservation Form.

    ABYSS AND ENSEMBLE

    February 12, 10:00 AM
    Grade Level: 5th - 8th
    Acclaimed actress Joanna Maddox presents a one-woman show on the life and wisdom of Rachel Clark, a small, quiet, childless black woman on the Carters’ farm who had a lasting influence on the would-be president. Please reserve your class using the online Tour Reservation Form.

    RACHEL CLARK: RAISING A PRESIDENT

    February 16 and 21, 10:30 AM
    Grade Level: 3rd - 5th
    Well-known actress/storyteller Mama Koku portrays Mary McLeod Bethune, who made a difference in shaping our country’s history. Born to slave parents and first in her family to receive an education, she went on to provide educational opportunities to African American students. Please reserve your class using the online Tour Reservation Form.

    MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE: BUILDING ON A DREAM

  • Craig Fehrman - “Author in Chief”

    Author Programs February 17, 2020 at 7:00 pm
    fehrman

    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In Craig Fehrman’s groundbreaking work of history, “Author in Chief”, the story of America’s presidents and their books opens a rich new window into presidential biography. Beginning with Thomas Jefferson’s “Notes on the State of Virginia”, the first presidential book to influence a campaign, and John Adams’s Autobiography, the first score-settling presidential memoir, “Author in Chief” draws on newly uncovered information—including never-before-published letters from Andrew Jackson, John F. Kennedy, and Ronald Reagan—to offer insights into the aspirations and inner lives of our nation’s presidents.

  • Rick Hasen - “Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to American Democracy”

    Author Programs February 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm
    hasen

    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    As the 2020 presidential campaign begins to take shape, there is widespread distrust of the fairness and accuracy of American elections. Taking into account how each of these threats has manifested in recent years, Rick Hasen offers concrete steps that need to be taken to restore trust in American elections before the democratic process is completely undermined.

  • “Human Nature Documentary Film”

    Film Screenings February 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm
    human_nature_

    Film Screening

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The Carter Library and Science for Georgia present a free screening of the documentary Human Nature”. It is the story of the biggest tech revolution of the 21st Century. And it isn’t digital, it’s biological. A breakthrough called CRISPR has given us unprecedented control over the basic building blocks of life. It opens the door to curing diseases, reshaping the biosphere, and designing our own children. Human Nature is a provocative exploration of CRISPR’s far-reaching implications, through the eyes of the scientists who discovered it, the families it’s affecting, and the bio-engineers who are testing its limits.

  • Madeline Miller - “Circe”

    Author Programs February 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm
    miller_1

    Lecture/Book signing

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    This #1 New York Times best seller has been called “a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man’s world.” The New York Times says Madeline Millers Circe is “a bold and subversive retelling of the goddess’s story,.....both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right.” Tickets will be available from ACappella Books.

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