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2018

  • August 2 Thursday

    Atlanta, GA - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EDT

    Ruby Lal Lecture

    Professor Ruby Lal discusses and signs her new book "Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan."

  • August 4 Saturday

    West Branch, IA - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT

    Hoover Hometown Days

    The town of West Branch celebrates Herbert Hoover's birth date. Free Admission

  • August 7 Tuesday

    Kansas City, MO - 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CDT

    Election Day

    The National Archives is a polling site on August 7 from 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Expected additional foot traffic and limited parking.

  • August 22 Wednesday

    Yorba Linda, CA - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT

    “Why They Wore It” Luncheon Series

    Luncheon series, featuring six knowledgeable titans of the fashion industry, including those who designed gowns for First Ladies, and those who wrote about, critically reviewed and drew attention to them.

  • August 28 Tuesday

    Yorba Linda, CA - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT

    “Why They Wore It” Luncheon Series

    Luncheon series, featuring six knowledgeable titans of the fashion industry, including those who designed gowns for First Ladies, and those who wrote about, critically reviewed and drew attention to them.

  • September 3 Monday

    West Branch, IA - 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CDT

    Laura Ingalls Wilder Remembered

    Award winning author Caroline Fraser will discuss her book, "Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder".

  • September 5 Wednesday

    Yorba Linda, CA - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PDT

    “Why They Wore It’ Luncheon Series

    Luncheon series, featuring six knowledgeable titans of the fashion industry, including those who designed gowns for First Ladies, and those who wrote about, critically reviewed and drew attention to them.

  • September 21 Friday

    College Station, TX - 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. CDT

    Movie: "Despicable Me 2"

    Join us for our final film in our 2018 Summer Film Series, “Despicable Me 2." Released in 2013, Despicable Me 2 is the second film in Disney’s Despicable Me series.

  • October 1 Monday

    Dallas, TX - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT

    Exhibit Closes: First Ladies: Style of Influence

    The George W. Bush Presidential Center announces a new spec. exhibit, giving visitors an inside peek at the role first ladies’ have played behind the scenes and on the world stage throughout our nation’s history.

  • October 3 Wednesday

    College Station, TX - 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CDT

    Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow

    A commemoration of NASA's 60th anniversary featuring clips from Rory Kennedy's "Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow". There will also be a panel with NASA staff, historians and astronauts.

  • October 4 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CDT

    Frank Lavin: Home Front to the Battlefront

    Home Front to Battlefront: An Ohio Teenager in World War II Author Frank Lavin discusses the US Army in Europe during WWII, told through his father's experience.

  • October 12 Friday

    Simi Valley, CA - 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PDT

    Reagan Leadership Summit 2018

    The Education Team at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the second annual leadership summit for high school and college students.

  • October 13 Saturday

    Simi Valley, CA - 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. PDT

    Reagan Leadership Summit 2018

    The Education Team at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the second annual leadership summit for high school and college students.

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    Washington, DC - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. EDT

    Archives Sleepover

    Archives Rotunda sleepover

    Have you ever wondered what happens in a museum after the building closes and the lights go out? Now’s your chance!

  • October 14 Sunday

    West Branch, IA - 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CDT

    Movie - Saving Brinton

    A documentary film about Michael Zah's efforts to save the nitrate films of promoter William Franklin Brinton, an Iowa salesman.

  • November 8 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST

    Jay Sexton: “A Nation Forged by Crisis”

    In partnership with the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Jay Sexton will discuss his new book, “A Nation Forged by Crisis” which examines the crises that have determined our nation’s course from the start.

  • November 15 Thursday

    Grand Rapids, MI - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST

    Elaine Weiss Lecture

    Elaine Weiss Lecture: "The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote"

  • November 17 Saturday

    West Branch, IA - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST

    Holiday Traditions

    Exhibit Opening: Annual holiday exhibit of decorated Christmas trees.

  • December 13 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST

    Benn Steil: Dawn of the Cold War

    Focusing on the critical years 1947 to 1949, Benn Steil’s latest book “Dawn of the Cold War” brings to life the seminal episodes marking the collapse of postwar US-Soviet relations.

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All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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