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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.

  • October, 2019


  • Susan Neiman - “Learning from the Germans”

    Author Programs October 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    neiman

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over reparations, and the controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and the contested memories they evoke, Susan Neiman’sLearning from the Germans” delivers an urgently needed perspective on how a country can come to terms with its historical wrongdoings.

  • Jonathan Reckford - “Our Better Angels”

    Author Programs October 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    reckford

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In this uplifting book, Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford shares true stories of people involved with Habitat as volunteers and future homeowners who embody seven timeless virtues—kindness, community, empowerment, joy, respect, generosity, and service—and shows how we can all practice these to improve the quality of our own lives as well as those around us.

  • Bill Duke, actor and author - “Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career on Screen and behind the Camera”

    Author Programs October 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm
    duke

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    While many film fans may not be familiar with Bill Duke’s name, they most certainly recognize his face. Dating back to the 1970s, Duke has appeared in a number of popular films, including Car Wash, American Gigolo, Commando, Predator, X-Men: The Last Stand and the current Black Lightning series.

    Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career on Screen and behind the Camera is the memoir of a Hollywood original, not only as an actor but as a talented director, producer, entrepreneur, and humanitarian.

  • Georgia Film Academy Industry Talk

    Special Events October 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm
    satriano

    Discussion (Originally scheduled for October 5)

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public (4:00pm - 5:00pm)

    Georgia Film Academy Industry Talk with Nick Satriano (Assistant Director, Ant-Man, Fast & Furious, etc.)

    Satriano will discuss making movies in Georgia.

  • Aaron Glantz - “Homewreckers”

    Author Programs October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    glantz

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In the spirit of Evicted, Bait and Switch”, and “The Big Short”, Aaron Glantz presents a shocking, heart-wrenching investigation into America’s housing crisis and the modern-day robber barons who are making a fortune off the backs of the disenfranchised working and middle class. Glantz will be in conversation with WABE’s Rose Scott.

  • Bret Baier - “Three Days at the Brink”

    Author Programs October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    baier

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Ticketing Details Coming Soon

    From the #1 bestselling author of “Three Days in Moscow” and Fox News anchor Bret Baier presents a gripping history of the secret meeting that set the stage for victory in World War II—the now-forgotten 1943 Tehran Conference, where Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin plotted the war’s endgame, including the D-Day invasion.

  • Day of the UnDead

    Special Events October 26, 2019 at 10:00 am
    Day_of_the_UnDead

    Special Activities Day (including Panel Discussion)

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Lobby and Theater

    Free and Open to the Public (10:00am - 4:00pm)

    All UnDead events are FREE. Normal prices apply for museum admission

    The Carter Presidential Museum is celebrating all the spine-chilling shows filmed in Georgia since Gov. Jimmy Carter created the Georgia Film Commission. We’ll have carnival games in the lobby, movie trivia with prizes, a photo booth and face painting. There will be panel discussions, including one by “The Walking Dead” executive producer Joe Incaprera and a special effects make-up demonstration.

  • “Ambassade: A Film of Daniel Wyssa”

    Film Screenings October 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm
    ambassade

    Film Screening/Discussion

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The Carter Library and the Swiss Consulate of Atlanta present a free screening of “Ambassade”. The film “Ambassade” gives a behind the screens look at 1979-1981 hostage crisis in Iran. The Swiss represented U.S. interests in Iran during the crisis and you’ll see and hear from the people who helped it get resolved. Producer/director Daniel Wyss will discuss his film after the screening.

  • Casandra King Conroy - “Tell Me A Story: My Life with Pat Conroy”

    Author Programs October 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    casandra_king

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Bestselling author Cassandra King Conroy considers her life and the man she shared it with, paying tribute to her husband, Pat Conroy, the legendary figure of modern Southern literature. In conversation with Teressa Weaver.

  • November, 2019


  • Brendan McNulty and Timothy McNulty – “The Meanest Man in Congress”

    Author Programs November 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    mcnulty

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Jack Brooks represented Texas’s Ninth District for forty-two years in the U.S. Congress. “The Meanest Man in Congress” chronicles in fascinating detail not only this remarkable lawmaker’s career―spanning the tenures of ten U.S. presidents―but also the epic sweep of American history in the latter half of the twentieth century, from the Kennedy assassination to the Iran-Contra affair. The McNultys will be in conversation with Hendrik Hertzberg, staff writer at The New Yorker and former chief speechwriter in the Carter White House.

  • Superpowers of Nanotechnology

    Film Screenings November 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm
    Ant-Man_Wasp_Image

    Discussion/Film Screening

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Can Nanotechnology be engineered to give humans superpowers, cure diseases, or achieve immortality? Will it ever live up to the hype of science-fiction film and literature?

    Join Georgia Tech faculty and staff at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum as we celebrate STEM Day with this free, public program to discuss these exciting possibilities and more! Stick around after the panel discussion for a free, public screening of Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp at 2:00 pm!

  • “The Pollinators”

    Film Screenings November 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm
    pollinators

    Film Screening/Discussion

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    “The Pollinators” is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts and vegetables we all eat. They talk to farmers, scientists, chefs and academics along the way to give a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees, what it means to our food security and how we can improve it. Director Peter Nelson and producer Sally Roy will join us.

  • Samantha Power- “The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir”

    Author Programs November 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    spower

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Free and Open to the Public

    Details of the event Coming Soon

    Pulitzer-Prize winner Samantha Power is widely known as the moral voice of her generation. A relentless advocate for promoting human rights, she has been heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America’s “foremost thinkers on foreign policy.” “The Education of an Idealist” traces Power’s distinctly American journey, from Irish immigrant to human rights activist to United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

  • Mo Rocca – “Mobituaries”

    Author Programs November 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    rocca

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Ticketing Details Coming Soon

    Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of world leaders, captains of industry, innovators and artists. But not every notable life has gotten the send-off it deserves. With “Mobituaries”, the journalist, humorist, and history buff is righting that wrong, profiling the people who have long fascinated him—from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer…to sitcom characters gone all too soon…to a shamefully forgotten Founding Father.

  • Tom Chaffin – “Revolutionary Brothers”

    Author Programs November 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    chaffin

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In a narrative both panoramic and intimate, Tom Chaffin captures the four-decade friendship of Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette. Steeped in primary sources, “Revolutionary Brothers” casts fresh light on this remarkable, often complicated, friendship of two extraordinary men.

  • December, 2019


  • Patricia Wallace Kennedy - “The Broken Road”

    Author Programs December 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    kennedypw

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    From the daughter of one of America’s most virulent segregationists, a memoir that reckons with her father George Wallace’s legacy of hate—and illuminates her journey towards redemption. In this powerful new memoir, Peggy Wallace looks back on the politics of her youth and attempts to reconcile her adored father with the man who coined the phrase “Segregation now. Segregation tomorrow. Segregation forever”. In conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author Hank Klibanoff.

  • Michael Eric Dyson - “Jay-Z”

    Author Programs December 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    dyson

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Free and Open to the Public

    “Jay-Z is one of the most remarkable figures of our time. I identify with him as a person who started poor but who rose high to conquer our realms on our own terms. This brilliant work probes every dimension of this iconic American original.” —Tyler Perry

  • 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.

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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.

  • October, 2019


  • Susan Neiman - “Learning from the Germans”

    Author Programs October 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    neiman

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over reparations, and the controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and the contested memories they evoke, Susan Neiman’sLearning from the Germans” delivers an urgently needed perspective on how a country can come to terms with its historical wrongdoings.

  • Jonathan Reckford - “Our Better Angels”

    Author Programs October 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    reckford

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In this uplifting book, Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford shares true stories of people involved with Habitat as volunteers and future homeowners who embody seven timeless virtues—kindness, community, empowerment, joy, respect, generosity, and service—and shows how we can all practice these to improve the quality of our own lives as well as those around us.

  • Bill Duke, actor and author - “Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career on Screen and behind the Camera”

    Author Programs October 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm
    duke

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    While many film fans may not be familiar with Bill Duke’s name, they most certainly recognize his face. Dating back to the 1970s, Duke has appeared in a number of popular films, including Car Wash, American Gigolo, Commando, Predator, X-Men: The Last Stand and the current Black Lightning series.

    Bill Duke: My 40-Year Career on Screen and behind the Camera is the memoir of a Hollywood original, not only as an actor but as a talented director, producer, entrepreneur, and humanitarian.

  • Georgia Film Academy Industry Talk

    Special Events October 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm
    satriano

    Discussion (Originally scheduled for October 5)

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public (4:00pm - 5:00pm)

    Georgia Film Academy Industry Talk with Nick Satriano (Assistant Director, Ant-Man, Fast & Furious, etc.)

    Satriano will discuss making movies in Georgia.

  • Aaron Glantz - “Homewreckers”

    Author Programs October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    glantz

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    In the spirit of Evicted, Bait and Switch”, and “The Big Short”, Aaron Glantz presents a shocking, heart-wrenching investigation into America’s housing crisis and the modern-day robber barons who are making a fortune off the backs of the disenfranchised working and middle class. Glantz will be in conversation with WABE’s Rose Scott.

  • Bret Baier - “Three Days at the Brink”

    Author Programs October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    baier

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Ticketing Details Coming Soon

    From the #1 bestselling author of “Three Days in Moscow” and Fox News anchor Bret Baier presents a gripping history of the secret meeting that set the stage for victory in World War II—the now-forgotten 1943 Tehran Conference, where Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin plotted the war’s endgame, including the D-Day invasion.

  • Day of the UnDead

    Special Events October 26, 2019 at 10:00 am
    Day_of_the_UnDead

    Special Activities Day (including Panel Discussion)

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Lobby and Theater

    Free and Open to the Public (10:00am - 4:00pm)

    All UnDead events are FREE. Normal prices apply for museum admission

    The Carter Presidential Museum is celebrating all the spine-chilling shows filmed in Georgia since Gov. Jimmy Carter created the Georgia Film Commission. We’ll have carnival games in the lobby, movie trivia with prizes, a photo booth and face painting. There will be panel discussions, including one by “The Walking Dead” executive producer Joe Incaprera and a special effects make-up demonstration.

  • “Ambassade: A Film of Daniel Wyssa”

    Film Screenings October 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm
    ambassade

    Film Screening/Discussion

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The Carter Library and the Swiss Consulate of Atlanta present a free screening of “Ambassade”. The film “Ambassade” gives a behind the screens look at 1979-1981 hostage crisis in Iran. The Swiss represented U.S. interests in Iran during the crisis and you’ll see and hear from the people who helped it get resolved. Producer/director Daniel Wyss will discuss his film after the screening.

  • Casandra King Conroy - “Tell Me A Story: My Life with Pat Conroy”

    Author Programs October 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    casandra_king

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    Free and Open to the Public

    Bestselling author Cassandra King Conroy considers her life and the man she shared it with, paying tribute to her husband, Pat Conroy, the legendary figure of modern Southern literature. In conversation with Teressa Weaver.

  • November, 2019


  • Brendan McNulty and Timothy McNulty – “The Meanest Man in Congress”

    Author Programs November 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    mcnulty

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Jack Brooks represented Texas’s Ninth District for forty-two years in the U.S. Congress. “The Meanest Man in Congress” chronicles in fascinating detail not only this remarkable lawmaker’s career―spanning the tenures of ten U.S. presidents―but also the epic sweep of American history in the latter half of the twentieth century, from the Kennedy assassination to the Iran-Contra affair. The McNultys will be in conversation with Hendrik Hertzberg, staff writer at The New Yorker and former chief speechwriter in the Carter White House.

  • Superpowers of Nanotechnology

    Film Screenings November 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm
    Ant-Man_Wasp_Image

    Discussion/Film Screening

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Can Nanotechnology be engineered to give humans superpowers, cure diseases, or achieve immortality? Will it ever live up to the hype of science-fiction film and literature?

    Join Georgia Tech faculty and staff at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum as we celebrate STEM Day with this free, public program to discuss these exciting possibilities and more! Stick around after the panel discussion for a free, public screening of Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp at 2:00 pm!

  • “The Pollinators”

    Film Screenings November 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm
    pollinators

    Film Screening/Discussion

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    “The Pollinators” is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts and vegetables we all eat. They talk to farmers, scientists, chefs and academics along the way to give a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees, what it means to our food security and how we can improve it. Director Peter Nelson and producer Sally Roy will join us.

  • Samantha Power- “The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir”

    Author Programs November 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    spower

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Free and Open to the Public

    Details of the event Coming Soon

    Pulitzer-Prize winner Samantha Power is widely known as the moral voice of her generation. A relentless advocate for promoting human rights, she has been heralded by President Barack Obama as one of America’s “foremost thinkers on foreign policy.” “The Education of an Idealist” traces Power’s distinctly American journey, from Irish immigrant to human rights activist to United States Ambassador to the United Nations.

  • Mo Rocca – “Mobituaries”

    Author Programs November 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    rocca

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Ticketing Details Coming Soon

    Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of world leaders, captains of industry, innovators and artists. But not every notable life has gotten the send-off it deserves. With “Mobituaries”, the journalist, humorist, and history buff is righting that wrong, profiling the people who have long fascinated him—from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer…to sitcom characters gone all too soon…to a shamefully forgotten Founding Father.

  • Tom Chaffin – “Revolutionary Brothers”

    Author Programs November 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    chaffin

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In a narrative both panoramic and intimate, Tom Chaffin captures the four-decade friendship of Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette. Steeped in primary sources, “Revolutionary Brothers” casts fresh light on this remarkable, often complicated, friendship of two extraordinary men.

  • December, 2019


  • Patricia Wallace Kennedy - “The Broken Road”

    Author Programs December 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    kennedypw

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    From the daughter of one of America’s most virulent segregationists, a memoir that reckons with her father George Wallace’s legacy of hate—and illuminates her journey towards redemption. In this powerful new memoir, Peggy Wallace looks back on the politics of her youth and attempts to reconcile her adored father with the man who coined the phrase “Segregation now. Segregation tomorrow. Segregation forever”. In conversation with Pulitzer Prize winning author Hank Klibanoff.

  • Michael Eric Dyson - “Jay-Z”

    Author Programs December 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    dyson

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center’s Cecil B. Day Chapel

    Free and Open to the Public

    “Jay-Z is one of the most remarkable figures of our time. I identify with him as a person who started poor but who rose high to conquer our realms on our own terms. This brilliant work probes every dimension of this iconic American original.” —Tyler Perry

  • 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.

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