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The Carter Center

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Call: (404) 420-5100 or visit www.cartercenter.org
President Jimmy Carter's foundation, guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering, seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

Friday November 4, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $10.,
CL Critic Okla Jones Recommends: Organized by Debra Lynn Gold and Leigh Griffin, this annual show... [click here for more]
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Friday November 5, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $10. at the door,
The Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show is a signature curated exhibition of over thirty world class jewelry artists hailing from sixteen states. Enjoy an opportunity to meet the artists, gain an understanding of the work that goes into making creative hand-crafted pieces, and purchase distinctive wor... [click here for more]

Thursday February 27, 2020 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
In December 2010, a young Tunisian set himself on fire to protest injustice, touching off a revolutionary fever that swept the region. The Arab Spring, as it became known, seemed to augur the arrival of a democratic era. But while its reverberations are still being felt in Algeria and Sudan, only Tu... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 26, 2020 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library welcome New York Times bestselling author of “The Devil in the White City,” Erik Larson, to the Carter Center in honor of his latest book, “The Splendid and the Vile” –– a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during ... [click here for more]

Tuesday January 21, 2020 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Journalist, author, and co-host of NPR’s “Morning Edition” program, Steve Inskeep, tells the story of America’s first great political couple in his book Imperfect Union. John C. Fremont and his wife, Jessie Benton Fremont, were a power duo who were instrumental in the westward expansion of the Unite... [click here for more]

Friday November 1, 2019 10:00 AM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $10,
A three-day curated event showcasing the country’s most accomplished jewelry artists presenting their own work in a variety of mediums and styles. Returning to the Carter Presidential Center November 1 to 3 from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission $10. Meet the artists and hear their stories. Buy their stunn... [click here for more]

Sunday October 6, 2019 05:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $25.00,
Join us for an Andalusian evening of Love and Music, on Sunday, October 6th at the Carter Center with the Al-Firdaus Ensemble in concert. Specially flown in for your entertainment, is the world-renowned, Al-Firdaus Ensemble from Granada, Spain whose musical styles include Western Classical, Celtic... [click here for more]

Saturday August 10, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
From Atlanta's Susan Rebecca White, author of "A Place at the Table" and "A Soft Place to Land," comes a gripping, multigenerational story inspired by true events. "We Are All Good People Here" follows two best friends through their political awakenings in the turbulent 1960s—and the repercussions... [click here for more]

Thursday May 23, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Location: 

The Carter Center 453 John Lewis Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 A Cappella Books and The Carter Center welcome Scott Pelley, author of "Truth Worth Telling." 

A Cappella Books and The Carter Center present Scott Pelley and his book "Truth Worth Telling".

About the Book

In Tru... [click here for more]

Thursday April 18, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum present New York Times Magazine contributing writer Nathaniel Rich and his new book Losing Earth: A Recent History. Rich, author of three other novels including King Zeno, tells the story of two unlikely heroes who fight to preser... [click here for more]

Monday March 11, 2019 07:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $28 - $33,
Location: 

The Carter Center 453 John Lewis Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

A Cappella Books and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum welcome Howard Schultz, founder and former executive chairman of Starbucks. Schultz will appear in conversation with Van Jones, New York Times bests... [click here for more]

Thursday November 8, 2018 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Categories: Mental Health Author Sean Covey will discuss the unique challenges facing adolescents and young adults in today’s society and how young people and families can build resilience to meet those challenges. Sean Covey is a New York Times best-selling author and has authored a dozen books, in... [click here for more]
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Monday January 22, 2018 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: Free-$27.21,
Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors & journalist Asha Bandele come to The Carter Center to discuss and sign copies of When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. This event is free and open to the public. However, you may reserve your seat by pre-ordering a signed... [click here for more]

Thursday January 18, 2018 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: Free-$33.10,

Join us for a homecoming for Kevin Young as he returns to Atlanta to read from, discuss and sign copies of his celebrated new book of non-fiction Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News.

This event is free and open to the public. Registering for this eve... [click here for more]

Sunday November 5, 2017 10:00 AM EST
The Carter Center Cost: $10. at the door,
Categories: Art Exhibition The Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show, held at the Carter Presidential Center, is a three day exhibtion and celebration of artist designed and made jewelry.  Thirty world renown artists from across the country come to town for this curated show.  Each distinctive piece c... [click here for more]

Saturday November 4, 2017 10:00 AM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $10. at the door,
Categories: Art Exhibition The Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show, held at the Carter Presidential Center, is a three day exhibtion and celebration of artist designed and made jewelry.  Thirty world renown artists from across the country come to town for this curated show.  Each distinctive piece c... [click here for more]

Friday November 3, 2017 10:00 AM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $10,
The Atlanta Contemporary Jewelry Show, held at the Carter Presidential Center, is a three day exhibtion and celebration of artist designed and made jewelry. Thirty world-renowned artists from across the country come to town for this curated show. Each piece comes directly from the artists’ studios a... [click here for more]

Wednesday September 20, 2017 07:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Jimmy Webb’s lyrics have been sung by some of the greatest artists of the past 60 years. He comes to Atlanta to discuss his memoir which addresses his early life in small town Oklahoma and transition to Los Angeles in the ‘60s. [click here for more]

Tuesday September 19, 2017 07:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Celeste Headlee, recognizable from NPR, tells people how to make the words “we need to talk” a little less intimidating and become better conversationalists in an age of excessive screen time. [click here for more]

Tuesday September 20, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free w/ book purchase,
A recent Oprah's Book Club pick, Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad tells the story of Cora, a young slave girl living on a Georgia cotton plantation. When she's convinced to escape, Cora encounters the stark reality of the Underground Railroad – but Whitehead's version is a below-Earth s... [click here for more]

Saturday May 21, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $ 50.00 per person. All proceeds benefit Girl Talk,Inc.,
The 4th Annual Mommy and Me Princess Tea is a fun family event for all ages and includes a catered tea, princess show, goody bag, meet-n-greet with all 15 princess performers, and free parking. All proceeds benefit Girl Talk, Inc. [click here for more]

Monday May 16, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: The event is free of charge.,
JOIN US AT THE CARTER CENTER and hear featuredspeakers Patrick Kennedy, Virginia Senator CreighDeeds and mental health advocate Julie Hersh [click here for more]

Friday April 1, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Choose from over 1,700 native wildflowers, grasses, and tree-friendly vines to purchase and take home with you. All proceeds benefit Trees Atlanta’s planting and education programs. [click here for more]

Tuesday March 15, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Urban designer Ryan Gravel discusses his book Where We Want to Live, and offers advice on deciding where to live and raise families. [click here for more]

Friday December 4, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The ride from Atlanta to Stone Mountain runs approximately 30 miles and honors those lost to HIV/AIDS and those who continue to live with it. Riders are encouraged to go at their own pace and ride only as far as they'd like. [click here for more]

Saturday November 7, 2015 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: $10-$25,
Showcase Group, a nonprofit organization improving the lives of at-risk youth, announces this years annual Showcase Award recipients and fundraising efforts for its Transitional Group Home in Franklin, Ga. The event will recognize seven recipients across five award categories, which are Prevention, ... [click here for more]

Monday October 19, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $26-$36,
A Cappella Books is presenting Coates for a signing and reading of his new book, Between the World and Me. Tickets for the event are available only with the purchase of the new book, so pre-orders for the book are available. [click here for more]

Wednesday September 16, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Rushdie’s new novel is a wonder tale about the way we live now, a rich and multifaceted work that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story to bring alive a world – our world – that has been plunged into an age of unreason. [click here for more]

Thursday September 10, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $8-$20,
The Atlanta Chamber Players open their 40th Anniversary Season at the Carter Center in an historic performance featuring acclaimed violinist Robert McDuffie and works by Mozart, Brahms, and Chausson. [click here for more]

Wednesday July 15, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta and the Carter Center are hosting a Latin American Series. This program focuses on the Latin American leftist governments, and Joaquin Villalobos will give his personal experience as a revolutionary in El Salvador. [click here for more]

Monday July 13, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta and the Carter Center are hosting a Latin American Series. The first program focuses on the private sector in Cuba, which will be discussed by Dr. Richard Feinberg. [click here for more]

Wednesday June 17, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Former reporter and writer for The Chicago Tribune has written her first book about her friendship with Harper Lee, the author of To Kill A Mockingbird, known to her friends as Nelle. Mills will have a discussion and signing. [click here for more]

Friday December 19, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Freedom Farmers Market at The Carter Center offers a wide range of local products including fresh produce, bakery goods, cheese and dairy, farm fresh eggs, handmade preserves and honey, prepared meals, fresh coffee and much more! [click here for more]

Friday December 19, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Freedom Farmers Market is conveniently located near the Beltline, Freedom Park Trail, and at the intersection of five different neighborhoods. Expect fresh produce, baked goods, cheese and dairy, farm fresh eggs, handmade preserves and honey, prepared meals, fresh coffee, and more from vendors such ... [click here for more]

Thursday October 23, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Judyth Vary Baker is the former lover of Lee Harvey Oswald and is a first person witness to the JFK assassination. She will discuss her book Me & Lee: How I came to know, love, and lose Lee Harvey Oswald. [click here for more]

Sunday September 21, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright visits the Carter Center to discuss the 1978 peace talks between Jimmy Carter, Anwar Sadat, and Menachem Begin, that he writes about in his new book Thirteen Days in September. Reading excerpts from his book, Wright will talk through the roles of the thr... [click here for more]

Tuesday September 16, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Tavis Smiley presents Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year, a narration of the last year of King's life. Smiley will talk and sign his book. [click here for more]

Friday August 15, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Egyptians Abroad for Democracy Worldwide, Gandhi’s Be Magazine, and CODEPINK will host activists, victims, and academic for a forum discussion about democracy in Egypt and around the Middle East in remembrance of the Rabaa Massacre. [click here for more]

Monday June 9, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
In May 2012, the UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague, and the Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie, launched the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, with the goal to end the culture of impunity surrounding the use of sexual violence both as a tool and a side effe... [click here for more]

Sunday February 9, 2014 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Dr. Ed Lyman will discuss the newly released book he co-authored, Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, followed by a discussion of the implications of the disaster on U.S. nuclear power production [click here for more]

Saturday February 1, 2014 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: free,
The kick-off event for Atlanta and adjacent municipalities to join the International Campaign for Compassionate Cities. At the Atlanta gathering, government and business leaders as well as civic, religious, neighborhood and other grassroots groups and institutions will be invited to engage in dialog... [click here for more]

Tuesday October 22, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $28-$38,
Two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins signs and reads from his first compilation of new and selected poems in 12 years, Aimless Love. Ticket includes signed copy of Aimless Love. [click here for more]

Tuesday June 18, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free ticket with book purchase ($29) or $10 without,
The New Yorker reporter best known for his defining portrait of the Iraq War, The Assassins’ Gate, reads from The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, a take on the social and economic moment of America right now. [click here for more]

Sunday June 16, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Editor of Cotton Tenants discusses the book. [click here for more]

Sunday June 9, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: $10 ,
On Monday, June 10 at 7 p.m. Colum McCann appears at the Carter Center to read from, discuss and sign copies of his first novel since winning the 2009 National Book Award for Let the Great World Spin. McCann's new novel is TransAtlantic.Tickets are free with the purchase of the book ($29) or $10 wit... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 16, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
The Carter Center Cost: Free,
Bob Dotson, host of NBC Today Show segment American Story [click here for more]

Thursday January 31, 2013 07:00 PM EST
The Carter Center Cost: $30 ,
In the roughly 12 years since both winning and, ultimately, losing the 2000 election, Al Gore has worn a number of hats — bearded professor, environmental activist, media mogul — with varying degrees of success. With his new book, The Future, he finally returns to the job that got him noticed: w... [click here for more]
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