Between now and Labor Day, admission for active duty military and their immediate family is free as part of the Blue Star Museum program, and admission for children 16 and under is free.
On July 14, the new exhibition “Industrial Scars: The Photography of J. Henry Fair” opens. The stunning photographs show some of the most egregious cases of destruction of the planet, from oil spills to industrial pollution, in hopes that the viewer will come away with an innate understanding of the earth’s complicity and a will to make a difference.
On July 18, author Marc Wortman will read and sign copies of his book, “The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta” at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
The Book Nook for preschoolers takes place Mondays with staff and volunteers reading from storybooks in the library and conducting outdoor Garden Safaris. Story time takes place in the museum lobby July 16 and 23 from 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Garden Safari begins at 10:30 a.m. Themes include nature, the presidency, leadership, growing up, and roles that adults play.
The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum is at 441 Freedom Parkway. For more information, visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov or call 404-865-7100.