Events at the Nixon Library

The Nixon Library hosts many special events and lectures throughout the year.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019 – Sunday, December 22, 2019

Ancient Chinese Calligraphy Show

Ancient Chinese Calligraphy Show

This special art exhibition in the magnificent East Room will feature prominent calligraphy artworks created by esteemed 1Chinese calligrapher Fo Tao, a master of sinology and descendant of Wang Xizhi, the most celebrated of Chinese calligraphers.

See a remarkable array of calligraphy works and the first of its kind three-dimensional Chinese character sculptures. 

This exhibition is hosted in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the formalization of the U.S.-China relations by the Chinese Culture & Art International Organization (CCAIO), Richard Nixon Foundation, Zijinwanxiang (Beijing) International Communication Centre, and Beijing Shifan Culture & ArtCompany.

See it before its gone – Only open for a limited time!

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Celebrating President Nixon’s Birthday: Premiere of the New East Room West

Celebrating President Nixon’s Birthday

Premiere of the New East Room West

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Free Library Admission — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

11:00 AM: Presidential Wreath-Laying Ceremony

  • Laying of a wreath to honor the Memory of President Nixon sent from President Donald J. Trump
  • Keynote remarks by Rear Admiral Robert C. Nowakowski 
  • Patriotic musical performances by Navy Band Southwest 
  • Formal Presentation of the Colors by the Troy High School Navy JROTC Honor Guard  

6:00 PM: Premiere Performance in the all-new White House East Room 

Thanks to the generosity of Charlie and Ling Zhang, the Nixon Library’s iconic East Room has been completely renovated to enable top performance-quality shows, presentations and musical numbers. The New East Room West now boasts first-class audiovisual capabilities, a performance-worthy lighting system, new staging capabilities and custom-made presidential podium, restored wooden floors, shined draperies and new portraits replicating those in the White House.

The premiere performance in the New East Room West will feature keynote remarks on the history of the White House by the most recent White House Curator William G. Allman, who served the families of Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump. Following the remarks, there will be a spectacular performance by Orange County Music and Dance. The concert is free to attend but advance RSVP is required.