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THE 3000-YEAR-OLD NIPPUR DELUGE TABLET ON VIEW
Discovered in the ruins of ancient Babylonian city Nippur by University of Pennsylvania archaeologists, the tablet tells the story of a plan by the gods to destroy the world by means of a great flood. It recounts the tale of an immortal man, Utnapishti, who builds a huge boat to rescue his family and every type of animal. MORE INFORMATION...
 
COME SEE US AT THE DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL
Join us on Labor Day Weekend for literature, art, food, and fun at the annual Decatur Book Festival! The MCCM bookshop will be in the historic downtown Decatur square with hundreds of new books for adults and children at special sale prices. MORE INFORMATION...
 
FREE ADMISSION: September 5th, 6th, and 7th
Our African, Egyptian, and Near Eastern Galleries will be closed on September 5th, 6th, and 7th due to HVAC upgrades. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope you will take advantage of free admission on these days to enjoy the rest of our permanent collections.  MORE INFORMATION...
 
EVENING FOR PRESCHOOL EDUCATORS
Discover the Artful Stories for Preschools program, developing the vital connection between art, literacy, and the cultures of the world.  Enjoy wine and light snacks, explore the galleries, and see examples of the books and activities that will capture the imagination of your young students. MORE INFORMATION...
 
CARLOS COLLECTIONS ONLINE
Over 1,000 high resolution images of works of art in the Carlos Museum's collections are available online. Browse the collection by clicking here  and, after searching, you can place images in a workspace for presentations.

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SCIENCE AND ART CONSERVATION: RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS
Science teacher, interns, and our Carlos Conservators develop science lab activities based on art conservation practices and paired with Georgia Performance Standards for chemistry and biology. Look for teacher guides, student activities, learning units, context images, and additional resources. MORE INFORMATION...
 
BLUE STAR MUSEUMS: ONE OF 2,000 OFFERING FREE ADMISSION
The Carlos Museum is one of 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Museums, and the Department of Defense. MORE INFORMATION...
 
BECOME A YOUNG ASSOCIATE
MCCM's Young Associates are a group of urban explorers, art lovers, and connoisseurs between ages 21-39. For $140, we’ll give you the complete museum experience: timeless art, great food, and events with free-flowing libations. This is fully tax-deductible and your membership covers benefits for two people! MORE INFORMATION...