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Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

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Call: (404) 865-7100 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov
Presidential Library system and museum with special exhibitions and a permanent collection that features photographs and historic memorabilia from the Carter administration.

Peggy Wallace Kennedy - “The Broken Road”

Wednesday December 4, 2019 07:00 pm EST
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 he...
Cost: Free

Tom Chaffin – “Revolutionary Brothers”

Monday November 25, 2019 07:00 pm EST
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.
Cost: Free

Mo Rocca – “Mobituaries”

Thursday November 21, 2019 07:00 pm EST
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...
Cost: $29.99-$34.99

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

Wednesday November 20, 2019 07:00 pm EST
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 distin...
Cost: $29.99-$34.99

“The Pollinators”

Monday November 18, 2019 06:30 pm EST
Naturally, most of us associate television and film with the folks we see on screen, but there is much more happening behind the glamour. Join us as we discuss the experiences of some of Georgia’s leading female professionals working in technical aspects of Film Production. Panelists will include Ti...
Cost: Free

Reel Magnolias: Georgia’s Female Filmmakers presents - “Behind the Glamour: Film Production”

Saturday November 16, 2019 03:00 pm EST
Naturally, most of us associate television and film with the folks we see on screen, but there is much more happening behind the glamour. Join us as we discuss the experiences of some of Georgia’s leading female professionals working in technical aspects of Film Production. Panelists will include Ti...
Cost: Free

Superpowers of Nanotechnology

Saturday November 9, 2019 01:00 pm EST
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 fa...
Cost: Free

Day of the UnDead

Saturday October 26, 2019 10:00 am EDT
The Jimmy 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, includin...
Cost: Free

"WBCN and the American Revolution" free film screening

Thursday September 19, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Categories: radio, film, documentary “WBCN and The American Revolution” is a landmark, feature-length documentary film that tells the previously untold story of the early days of the legendary, radical underground radio station, WBCN-FM, set against the dazzling and profound social, political, and c...
Cost: Free

Rebecca Vaughn- "20 Years in the Secret Service: My Life with Five Presidents"

Thursday August 15, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The daughter of Secret Service agent Rufus Youngblood discusses and signs his memoir, “20 Years in the Secret Service.” This candid memoir includes Youngblood’s first-hand account of the Kennedy assassination and its aftermath, as well as highlights from his twenty-year career in the Secret Service ...
Cost: Free

Fried Green Tomatoes

Tuesday August 13, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
While set in Alabama, this classic tale of empowered women and undying friendship was captured on film right here in The Peach State! Please join us for this free public screening as we continue to celebrate “Georgia on My Screen!” Film runtime 2h 17m
Cost: Free

Strange Saturday Funfest

Saturday August 10, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Do you love @StrangerThingsTV? Have we got an event for you! Join us August 10th as we celebrate all things Hawkins! Play the actual video games from the show, win amazing prizes during trivia, jam to 80s music and so much more!
Cost: Free

Defend Media Freedom Panel

Wednesday July 31, 2019 05:30 pm EDT
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library joins with the British Consulate-General in Atlanta and the Canadian Consulate-General in Atlanta for a reception and discussion of Press Freedom around the world. Panelists include: Cynde Strand, Executive Director of Coverage for International News at CNN; Pau...
Cost: free

Book Signing: Joshua Douglas-Vote For Us

Thursday July 25, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books and The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library welcome Professor Joshua A. Douglas, who will discuss and sign his new book, "Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting." As an expert on US election law, Douglas presents an encouraging assessment of curr...
Cost: Free

Josh Douglas- "Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting"

Thursday July 25, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
In contrast to the anxiety surrounding our voting system, with stories about voter suppression and manipulation, there are actually quite a few positive initiatives toward voting rights reform. Professor Joshua A. Douglas, an expert on our electoral system, examines these encouraging developments in...
Cost: Free

Reel Magnolias: Georgia's Female Filmmakers

Saturday July 13, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Looking the Part: Makeup and Costume Design While Actors and Directors lend their talents to bringing the substance of characters to life, the equation is not complete without Makeup Artists and Costume Designers. Join us for the second installment of this panel series as we hear from women who he...
Cost: Free

First Man

Tuesday July 2, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Join us at the Carter Library as we celebrate the Georgia film industry and our nation’s independence with a free, public screening of “First Man”. This riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. The movie will explore the sacrifices...
Cost: Free

Jim Auchmutey - Smokelore

Tuesday June 25, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Atlanta's Jim Auchmutey takes us on a guided tour into the colorful past of BBQ, the Great American Food, with vintage art and recipes. He'll be discussing his latest book "Smokelore" and signing copies at the Carter Library.
Cost: Free

Jenna Brayton, Molly Dillon, Elle Celeste | Yes She Can

Saturday June 15, 2019 01:00 pm EDT
Contributors Jenna Brayton, Molly Dillon, and Elle Celeste will discuss their new book YES SHE CAN: 10 STORIES OF HOPE & CHANGE FROM YOUNG FEMALE STAFFERS OF THE OBAMA WHITE HOUSE at the Carter Library. YES SHE CAN is an intimate look at Obama’s presidency through the eyes of some of the most succ...
Cost: FREE

Joseph Menn - Cult of the Dead Cow

Monday June 10, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
An investigative reporter for Reuters, Joseph Menn is the longest serving and most respected mainstream journalist on cyber security. He has won three Best in Business awards from the Society of American Business Editors & Writers and been a finalist for three Gerald Loeb Awards. Menn's "Fatal Syste...
Cost: Free

Clay Risen - Crowded Hour

Thursday June 6, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Clay Risen is the deputy op-ed editor at The New York Times and the award-nominated author of "The Crowded Hour"; "Single Malt: A Guide to the Whiskies of Scotland"; "The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act"; the best-selling "American Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye: A Guide to t...
Cost: Free

Tony Horwitz - Spying on the South

Monday May 20, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Tony Horwitz, author of "Spying on the South"

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcom...
Cost: Free

George Packer - Our Man

Wednesday May 15, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
National Book Award-winning author and staff writer for The Atlantic, George Packer, will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century. From the award-winning author of The Unwinding--the vividly told saga of the ambition, idealism, and hu...
Cost: Free

Georgia On My Screen

Monday May 13, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Georgia On My Screen is an exhibit about movies made in Georgia. As Governor, Jimmy Carter established the Georgia Film Commission in hopes of bringing movie and television productions to Georgia. It has succeeded beyond anyone's dreams. You'll see Oscars, props, costumes and much more from hit movi...
Cost: Free-$12

Sandro Galea I Well

Wednesday May 8, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Location: 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Sandro Galea, author of "Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health." 

About the Book

"A deeply affec...
Cost: Free

Sandro Galea - Well

Wednesday May 8, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Location: 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Sandro Galea, author of "Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health." 

About the Book

"A deeply af...
Cost: Free

James Campbell - Mississippi Witness

Wednesday April 24, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Location: 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome James Campbell, author of Mississippi Witness: The Photographs of Florence Mars.

About the Book

Mississippi Witness i...
Cost: Free

Finding My Voice: Valerie Jarrett and Stacey Abrams

Tuesday April 23, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Stacey Abrams, Georgia House Minority Leader and Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, gather in conversation at the beautiful Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. Sorry Movers and Shakers, but free registration for this event is AT CAPACITY. Why share? The continued suppor...
Cost: Free

Writers at the Wrecking Bar Presents Jessica Handler | The Magnetic Girl

Tuesday April 9, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books presents:

Location:  Wrecking Bar Brewpub 292 Moreland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307

Writers at the Wrecking Bar celebrates the fiction debut of Atlanta author Jessica Handler. For fans of Emma Donoghue and Alexander Chee, "The Magnetic Girl" is set at a time when the emerging presence o...
Cost: Free

Kerri Kennedy | Indivisible

Tuesday April 2, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books Presents:

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Kerri Kennedy, Associate General Secretary for the American Friends Service Committee and an ed...
Cost: Free

U.S. Senator Doug Jones | Bending Toward Justice

Friday March 22, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
A Capella Books Presents  A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome U.S. Senator Doug Jones of Alabama. In his new book "Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights," Jones details the story of the decades-long fig...
Cost: $30 + $5.66 Fee

Atlanta Science Festival Presents: Ed Yong | I Contain Multitudes

Wednesday March 20, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Presented by A Cappella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

The human microbome is a dynamic collection of bacteria, fungi, and viruses central to our survival, shaping every one of us from birth. Acclaimed writer Ed Yong wrote ...
Cost: Free

Mitchell Jackson | Survival Math

Monday March 11, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Presented by A Cappella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while ...
Cost: Free

Irshad Manji | Don't Label Me

Friday March 1, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Location: 

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

"Don't Label Me" is a unique conversation about diversity, bigotry, and our common humanity, by the NYT bestselling author, Oprah “Chutzpah” award-winner, and founder of the Moral Courage Project, Irsha...
Cost: Free

Irshad Manji | Don't Label Me - March 1, 2019

Friday March 1, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Partnered with A Capella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

"Don't Label Me" is a unique conversation about diversity, bigotry, and our common humanity, by the NYT bestselling author, Oprah “Chutzpah” award-winner, and founder of the Moral ...
Cost: Free

Chris Wilson and Bret Witter | The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose

Wednesday February 13, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Presented by A Capella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

Co-written with Decatur's Bret Witter, "The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose" is Chris Wilson's inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoi...
Cost: Free

William Taubman | Gorbachev: His Life and Times

Tuesday February 5, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Partnered with A Capella Books

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Taubman discusses and signs copies of his book "Gorbachev: His Life and Times," the first comprehensive biography of Mikhail Gorbachev, the la...
Cost: Free

Bridgett M. Davis | The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

Tuesday February 5, 2019 01:00 pm EST
 

Location:  Jimmy Carter Presidential Library 441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307

In "The World According to Fannie Davis," Bridgett M. Davis shares a singular memoir that tells the story of one unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and the life they lead running the numbers in the De...
Cost: Free

Bob Friedman - “A Few Thousands Dollars: Sparking Prosperity for Everyone”

Thursday January 24, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Reading and Booksigning in the Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater to commemorate author Bob Friedman and his novel "A Few Thousand Dollars: Sparking Prosperity for Everyone".
Cost: Free
441 Freedom Parkway N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 865-7100
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