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  • August, 2018-November, 2018


  • Glenn Hoover - “Innocent Souls: Vietnam 1968”

    Exhibit August 4, 2018-November 11, 2018

    EXHIBIT: “Innocent Souls: Vietnam 1968” is an exhibition of images captured by “soldier with a camera” 1st Lieutenant Glenn Hoover. Comprised of 45 images, the exhibition shows different aspects of those affected by the Vietnam War at its peak - from the young American soldiers to the Vietnamese and Montagnards people of Vietnam.

  • September, 2018


  • Justin Driver - “The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court and the Battle for the American Mind”

    Author Programs September 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Award-winning constitutional law scholar Justin Driver (who clerked for Judge Merrick B. Garland, Justice Stephen Breyer, and Justice Sandra Day O’Connor) gives us an engaging and alarming book that aims to vindicate the rights of public school stu­dents, which have so often been undermined by the Supreme Court in recent decades.

  • Ryan Hampton - ” American Fix: Inside the American

    Author Programs September 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    hampton

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In AMERICAN FIX”, ​author Ryan Hampton discusses his own struggle with addiction, outlines the challenges that the recovery movement currently faces, and offers a concrete plan of action towards making America’s addiction crisis a thing of the past. Co-sponsored by the Davis Direction Foundation.

  • Juan Williams - “What The Hell Do You Have To Lose”

    Author Programs September 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Bestselling author, political analyst, and civil rights expert Juan Williams delivers a forceful critique of the Trump administration’s unprecedented rollback of the civil rights movement.

  • Clint Harp - “Handcrafted: A Woodworker’s Story”

    Author Programs September 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    harp

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Clint Harp, maverick carpenter on HGTV’s Fixer Upper and the star of Wood Work on the DIY Network, presents his inspirational memoir that celebrates meaningful work, turning your craft into a career, recognizing the importance of the journey itself and his family ties to President JimmyCarter.

  • October, 2018


  • We’re Celebrating - President Jimmy Carter’s 94th Birthday

    Special Events October 1, 2018 at 12:00 pm
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    Birthday Celebration

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    94 cent Admission to Museum

    Free Birthday Concert

    WE’RE CELEBRATING!!!!!!President Jimmy Carter’s 94th Birthday - 94 cent Admission to Museum - Giant Birthday Card to be signed by Visitors- The Atlanta Symphony Brass Quintet will perform.

    Birthday Celebration!!

  • An Evening for Educators

    Education - Professional Development October 11, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    ​​This annual back-to-school event welcomes Educators from across the Atlanta metropolitan area for an evening of fellowship and camaraderie. Typically held each September, but this year it will be October 11, 2018. The evening includes dinner, guest speakers and opportunities to learn about educational resources available to the public at the Carter Library.

    An Evening for Educators

  • Michael Beschloss - “Presidents of War”

    Author Programs October 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    beschloss

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    This is a Ticketed Event

    Ten years in the research and writing, “Presidents of War” is a fresh, magisterial, intimate look at a procession of American leaders as they took the nation into conflict and mobilized their country for victory. It brings us into the room as they make the most difficult decisions that face any President, at times sending hundreds of thousands of American men and women to their deaths. Tickets are available at A Cappella Books

  • Jamie Susskind - “Future Politics”

    Author Programs October 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    susskind

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Harvard fellow Jamie Susskind challenges us to understand the extent to which new technologies will shape the way society works and uses the insights of political philosophy to show how technologies are already influencing issues of power, liberty, democracy, and social justice.

  • Mike Duncan - “The Storm Before The Storm”

    Author Programs October 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    duncan

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The creator of the award-winning podcast series “The History of Rome and Revolutions brings to life the bloody battles, political machinations, and human drama that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic.

  • November, 2018


  • Elliott Gorn - “Let the People See”

    Author Programs November 5, 2018 at 7:00 am
    gorn

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Elliott Gorn investigates the Emmett Till story using new evidence and a broadened historical context. He looks at the crime, the trial, and the aftermath, chronicling how the story has been told and retold over time, as well as examining shifting American attitudes towards race since 1955.

  • David Hu - “How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls”

    Author Programs November 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    hu

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In “How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls, David Hu takes readers on an accessible, wondrous journey into the world of animal motion. From basement labs at MIT to the rain forests of Panama, Hu shows how animals have adapted and evolved to traverse their environments, taking advantage of physical laws with results that are startling and ingenious. In turn, the latest discoveries about animal mechanics are inspiring scientists to invent robots and devices that move with similar elegance and efficiency.

  • Ellen Meacham - “Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi”

    Author Programs November 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    meacham2

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In ” Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi”, Ellen B. Meacham tells the story of Kennedy’s visit to the Delta and the impact it had on him personally and politically. His visit and its aftermath crystallized many of the domestic issues that later moved Kennedy toward his candidacy for the presidency.

  • December, 2018


  • Ansley Quiros - “God With Us: Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia”

    December 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    quiros

    Reading/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    For many, the struggle over civil rights was not just about lunch counters, waiting rooms, or even access to the vote; it was also about Christian theology. President Jimmy Carter says “I grew up around Americus, and Quiros has captured something I remember well: a community in flux and the tension between neighbors over issues of race and religion. The people and scenes are vivid and the story well told. Additionally, it captures something dear to me—the power found in Christian theology.”

  • January, 2019-December, 2019


  • National History Day 2019

    Education - Professional Development January 1, 2019-December 30, 2019
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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.

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  • August, 2018-November, 2018


  • Glenn Hoover - “Innocent Souls: Vietnam 1968”

    Exhibit August 4, 2018-November 11, 2018

    EXHIBIT: “Innocent Souls: Vietnam 1968” is an exhibition of images captured by “soldier with a camera” 1st Lieutenant Glenn Hoover. Comprised of 45 images, the exhibition shows different aspects of those affected by the Vietnam War at its peak - from the young American soldiers to the Vietnamese and Montagnards people of Vietnam.

  • September, 2018


  • Justin Driver - “The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court and the Battle for the American Mind”

    Author Programs September 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    driver

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Award-winning constitutional law scholar Justin Driver (who clerked for Judge Merrick B. Garland, Justice Stephen Breyer, and Justice Sandra Day O’Connor) gives us an engaging and alarming book that aims to vindicate the rights of public school stu­dents, which have so often been undermined by the Supreme Court in recent decades.

  • Ryan Hampton - ” American Fix: Inside the American

    Author Programs September 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    hampton

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In AMERICAN FIX”, ​author Ryan Hampton discusses his own struggle with addiction, outlines the challenges that the recovery movement currently faces, and offers a concrete plan of action towards making America’s addiction crisis a thing of the past. Co-sponsored by the Davis Direction Foundation.

  • Juan Williams - “What The Hell Do You Have To Lose”

    Author Programs September 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    williams

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Bestselling author, political analyst, and civil rights expert Juan Williams delivers a forceful critique of the Trump administration’s unprecedented rollback of the civil rights movement.

  • Clint Harp - “Handcrafted: A Woodworker’s Story”

    Author Programs September 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    harp

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Clint Harp, maverick carpenter on HGTV’s Fixer Upper and the star of Wood Work on the DIY Network, presents his inspirational memoir that celebrates meaningful work, turning your craft into a career, recognizing the importance of the journey itself and his family ties to President JimmyCarter.

  • October, 2018


  • We’re Celebrating - President Jimmy Carter’s 94th Birthday

    Special Events October 1, 2018 at 12:00 pm
    birthday

    Birthday Celebration

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum

    94 cent Admission to Museum

    Free Birthday Concert

    WE’RE CELEBRATING!!!!!!President Jimmy Carter’s 94th Birthday - 94 cent Admission to Museum - Giant Birthday Card to be signed by Visitors- The Atlanta Symphony Brass Quintet will perform.

    Birthday Celebration!!

  • An Evening for Educators

    Education - Professional Development October 11, 2018 at 5:30 pm

    ​​This annual back-to-school event welcomes Educators from across the Atlanta metropolitan area for an evening of fellowship and camaraderie. Typically held each September, but this year it will be October 11, 2018. The evening includes dinner, guest speakers and opportunities to learn about educational resources available to the public at the Carter Library.

    An Evening for Educators

  • Michael Beschloss - “Presidents of War”

    Author Programs October 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    beschloss

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Center Cecil B. Day Chapel

    This is a Ticketed Event

    Ten years in the research and writing, “Presidents of War” is a fresh, magisterial, intimate look at a procession of American leaders as they took the nation into conflict and mobilized their country for victory. It brings us into the room as they make the most difficult decisions that face any President, at times sending hundreds of thousands of American men and women to their deaths. Tickets are available at A Cappella Books

  • Jamie Susskind - “Future Politics”

    Author Programs October 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    susskind

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Harvard fellow Jamie Susskind challenges us to understand the extent to which new technologies will shape the way society works and uses the insights of political philosophy to show how technologies are already influencing issues of power, liberty, democracy, and social justice.

  • Mike Duncan - “The Storm Before The Storm”

    Author Programs October 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    duncan

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    The creator of the award-winning podcast series “The History of Rome and Revolutions brings to life the bloody battles, political machinations, and human drama that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic.

  • November, 2018


  • Elliott Gorn - “Let the People See”

    Author Programs November 5, 2018 at 7:00 am
    gorn

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    Elliott Gorn investigates the Emmett Till story using new evidence and a broadened historical context. He looks at the crime, the trial, and the aftermath, chronicling how the story has been told and retold over time, as well as examining shifting American attitudes towards race since 1955.

  • David Hu - “How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls”

    Author Programs November 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    hu

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In “How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls, David Hu takes readers on an accessible, wondrous journey into the world of animal motion. From basement labs at MIT to the rain forests of Panama, Hu shows how animals have adapted and evolved to traverse their environments, taking advantage of physical laws with results that are startling and ingenious. In turn, the latest discoveries about animal mechanics are inspiring scientists to invent robots and devices that move with similar elegance and efficiency.

  • Ellen Meacham - “Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi”

    Author Programs November 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    meacham2

    Lecture/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    In ” Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi”, Ellen B. Meacham tells the story of Kennedy’s visit to the Delta and the impact it had on him personally and politically. His visit and its aftermath crystallized many of the domestic issues that later moved Kennedy toward his candidacy for the presidency.

  • December, 2018


  • Ansley Quiros - “God With Us: Theology and the Freedom Struggle in Americus, Georgia”

    December 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm
    quiros

    Reading/Booksigning

    Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater

    Free and Open to the Public

    For many, the struggle over civil rights was not just about lunch counters, waiting rooms, or even access to the vote; it was also about Christian theology. President Jimmy Carter says “I grew up around Americus, and Quiros has captured something I remember well: a community in flux and the tension between neighbors over issues of race and religion. The people and scenes are vivid and the story well told. Additionally, it captures something dear to me—the power found in Christian theology.”

  • January, 2019-December, 2019


  • National History Day 2019

    Education - Professional Development January 1, 2019-December 30, 2019
    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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