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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.


EXHIBIT - NOW OPEN!!!: "Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease"
January 11, 2017 - December 16, 2017

Only one human disease, smallpox, has ever been eradicated. But soon a second infection will join the list: Guinea worm disease, a painful and debilitating condition caused by the Guinea worm--known to many as the "fiery serpent". There is no medicine to cure Guinea worm disease and no vaccine to prevent it.

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Mark Pendergrast - "City on the Verge"
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00pm

Lecture/Book Signing.
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater.
Free & Open to the Public.

Atlanta is on the verge of tremendous rebirth -- or inexorable decline....a kind of Petri dish for cities struggling to reinvent themselves. "City on the Verge" is an inspiring narrative of ordinary Americans taking charge of their local communities. It provides a model for how cities across the country can reinvent themselves in the twenty-first century.

Paige Bowers - The General's Niece: The little known de Gaulle who fought to free occupied France"
Monday, June 5, 2017 at 7:00pm

Lecture/Book signing.
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater.
Free and Open to the Public.

Based on interviews with family members, former associates, prominent historians, and never-before-seen papers written by Genevieve de Gaulle, The General's Niece is the first English-language biography of Charles de Gaulle's niece, confidante, and daughter figure, Genevieve, to whom the legendary French general and president dedicated his war memoirs.

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. *LAST ADMISSIONS SALES TIME IS 4:15pm*. 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 404-865-7100.

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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