During his morning briefing, April 2, 2003, President George W. Bush reviews the progress of the war with members of the War Council. (P28531-23A)
News & Events

News and Events

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum "serves as a resource for the study of the life and career of George W. Bush, while also promoting a better understanding of the Presidency, American history, and important issues of public policy. The Library and Museum accomplishes its mission by preserving and providing access to Presidential records, artifacts, and other donated collections. In addition, the Library and Museum hosts public programs, creates educational initiatives, and produces innovative museum exhibits." - Mission Statement

 

George W. Bush Library to Honor Veterans and Families

November 05, 2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will honor military members and their families again this Veterans Day by offering free admission to all active duty, retirees, veterans, Reservists, National Guard and Coast Guard members as well as their families. Learn More

Docent talks about White House secrets to begin at GWB Library

October 02, 2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum has been educating visitors since 2013, and soon visitors will be given an inside look at the White House in a new way through a series of educational docent talks. Learn More

Bush Library transportation fund now available for all Texas Title I schools

August 22, 2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the George W. Bush Foundation, are renewing and expanding the “George W. Bush Foundation Student Transportation Fund” to include all Title I schools in the state of Texas. Learn More

Ground Zero bullhorn back on display at GWB Library and Museum

July 11, 2014

The bullhorn used by President George W. Bush at Ground Zero following the attacks of Sept. 11, has been re-installed for display at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Learn More

Bush Library and Museum Celebrates the half-a-million attendance mark

June 27, 2014

Yesterday, the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum reached a major milestone when it welcomed its 500,000th visitor to the museum since its public opening on May 1, 2013. Learn More

Bush Library Celebrating First Year Open to Public with Special Events

April 28, 2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will be celebrating its first year anniversary of being open to the public with a variety of special events throughout the day. Video presentations will be made and documents and artifacts will be highlighted as well. Learn More

Bullhorn to Be Displayed at National September 11 Memorial & Museum

April 10, 2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is proud to announce they have hand-delivered the bullhorn used by President Bush at Ground Zero to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City. Learn More

Parking lot will be closed April 7th until 11 a.m.

April 05, 2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum's parking lot will be closed April 7th until 11 a.m. Learn More

Lowe Recognized by Federal Executive Board

March 26, 2014

Alan Lowe, the director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will be presented Thursday, with a Special Public Service Award by the Dallas-Fort Worth Federal Executive Board. Learn More

George W. Bush Presidential Center Announces 2014 Special Exhibitions

March 11, 2014

Visitors to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will have the opportunity to experience two special exhibits in 2014: The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy and All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas at the White House 2002. Learn More

Bush Library to co-host Presidential Crisis Conference

February 11, 2014

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, February 18th and 19th, the George W. Bush Presidential Library will be partnering with The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, the SMU John G. Tower Center for Political Studies, the SMU Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility, and SMU Center for Presidential History to ... Learn More

Bush Library to Begin Accepting FOIA Requests January 20

January 17, 2014

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will begin accepting Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for presidential records from the Bush presidency beginning at 12:01 a.m. CST on January 20. Learn More

Special Holiday Programming to Conclude with ‘Merry and Bright Nights’

December 18, 2013

Starting tonight the George W. Bush Center – to include the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum – will conclude its special holiday programming. Learn More

Media Invited to Preview of Holidays at the Bush Library and Museum

November 18, 2013

On November 25, members of the media are invited to participate in a “sneak peek” of Holidays at the Bush Center. Learn More

Bush Library and Museum closed Dec. 7 due to inclement weather

December 07, 2013

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will be closed due to inclement weather Saturday, Dec. 7. Learn More

Library and Museum closed Dec. 6 due to inclement weather

December 06, 2013

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will be closed due to inclement weather Friday, Dec. 6. Learn More

Bush Library announces Veterans Day plans

November 01, 2013

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum announced today that it plans to offer free admission to all veterans, retirees, active duty, National Guard, Reserve, and Coast Guard service members on Veterans Day. Learn More

Refunds for visitors who pre-purchased tickets on Oct. 29, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

October 29, 2013

Due to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum being closed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., any visitors who pre-purchased tickets for those specific times will be automatically refunded the cost of their tickets. Learn More

Presidential Histories and Memoirs Series - Dr. George H. Nash

September 26, 2013
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Come see Dr. George H. Nash speak during the Presidential Presidential Histories and Memoirs Series - a lecture jointly sponsored by Southern Methodist Univeristy's Center for Presidential History and the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Learn More

Bush Library to participate in Educator Block Party

September 25, 2013

Teachers...prepare for the new school year by getting to know cultural organizations from all over Dallas County! Learn More

Bush Library, Parish Episcopal School Announce Education Partnership

September 25, 2013

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the Parish Episcopal School announced the formation of an educational partnership. Learn More

Bush Library to host special memorial programs on 9/11

September 10, 2013

The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum will be hosting a variety of special memorial programs. There will be videos shown throughout the day in the Library’s classroom documenting 9/11. Learn More

Former Secretary of Education and White House Domestic Policy Advisor Margaret Spellings Appointed President of the George W. Bush Foundation

June 06, 2013

The George W. Bush Foundation announced the appointment of Margaret Spellings to serve as its president effective September 3, 2013. Learn More

NARA Announces Details for Opening

April 05, 2013

NARA announces details for the public opening on May 1 of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Learn More

George Washington's Acts of Congress Exhibit

March 27, 2013

George Washington’s personal copy of the Acts of Congress will be displayed at the 13 Presidential Libraries. Learn More

Become a Volunteer!

January 17, 2013

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is accepting volunteer applications. Learn More

Archived White House Website Maintenance

January 22, 2013

The Archived White House Website will be unavailable during maintenance. Learn More

In Remembrance of Barney

February 01, 2013

The staff at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is saddened by the loss of the Bush family's much-loved pet, Barney. Learn More

George W. Bush Presidential Center Sets Dedication Plans

January 15, 2013

Countdown begins: 100 days to April 25 event; open to the public on May 1 Learn More

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is now on Twitter and Facebook!

January 02, 2013

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum is now on Twitter and Facebook! Learn More

White House Holiday Barney Cams!

December 07, 2012

White House Holiday Barney Cams! Learn More

Dedication Ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center

September 01, 2012

Dedication Ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Learn More

In Remembrance of September 11th

September 01, 2012

In remembrance and honor of those killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Learn More

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Launches Its New Website!

June 28, 2012

George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Launches Its New Website! Learn More

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