Events at the Nixon Library

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

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Charlotte Pence and Karen Pence, Second Lady of the United States

Karen Pence, Second Lady of the United States, and daughter, Charlotte Pence

A lively discussion between mother and daughter!

Join us for the West Coast launch of Karen and Charlotte Pence’s much-anticipated children’s book, Marlon Bundo’s A Day in the Life of the Vice President at the Nixon Library!

The delightful story — told through the eyes of the Pence family’s famous pet bunny Marlon Bundo — was written by Charlotte Pence and beautifully illustrated with watercolors by the Second Lady herself.

Proceeds from the book will be donated to Tracy’s Kids, an art-therapy program at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis and A21, a nonprofit aimed at ending sex trafficking.

Click here to get two free tickets for the event by joining the Nixon Foundation as a new member ($125 or above).


Advanced General Admission Ticket: $53

Foundation Member Ticket: $43


  • General admission seating in East Room, a copy of the cook and access to Signing with Karen and Charlotte Pence.

*President’s Society VIP Dual Package: $175


  • Two Preferred Seats at the East Room program and one copy of the book
  • Access for two to the exclusive reception with Charlotte and Karen Pence at 6PM, a personalized book signing, photo opportunity, hosted bar and hors d’oeuvres

*President’s Society VIP Individual: $100


  • One Preferred Seat at the East Room program and one copy of the book
  • Access for one to an exclusive reception with Charlotte and Karen Pence at 6PM, a personalized book signing, photo opportunity, hosted bar and hors d’oeuvres

*Open to President’s Society members only. Not a member? Click here to join the President’s Society and receive one complimentary ticket to the VIP reception.

Child’s Ticket (12 and under): $20

Includes Access to the Charlotte and Karen Pence East Room Program.



Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Lecture and Luncheon with Ben Stein

Ben Stein
Lecture and Luncheon with Ben Stein

Author of The Capitalist Code: It Can Save Your Life and Make You Very Rich

Tuesday, April 3 at 11:30 am

In his entertaining and informative style that has captivated generations, beloved New York Times bestselling author, actor, and financial expert Ben Stein sets the record straight about capitalism in the United States.

$35 ticket – Member

$45 ticket – General Admission

Includes lunch and a signed copy of The Capitalist Code.

Join as a Peacemaker Member ($500) and receive 4 complimentary tickets to the lunch, contact Anne Brown at for more details.


Monday, April 9, 2018

Collegiate Forum: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

Forum - AI
Collegiate Forum: The Rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Fall of the White Collar


Topic: The rise of AI will lead to the reduction of white collar and professional positions. How will this affect today’s millennial careers, college degrees, and the reaction of public policy?

Discussion: AI is more than self-driving cars. It is an amalgamation of computer programs that can replace the most educated professionals from radiologists, to patent lawyers, to finance administrators. AI makes obsolete the professional and corporate functions that are rules-based. This will change college degrees in finance, law, and medicine, for example, which were thought “reliable” to produce well paying and secure careers.
How will the rise of AI affect today’s college graduates, curriculum, and public policy?

The Nixon Foundation in collaboration with US Vigilance will bring together top students from California’s preeminent colleges and universities for the fourth Collegiate Forum which will prompt a timely competition of ideas concerning a few pressing issues which face the Millennial generation.


Monday, April 30, 2018

Nixon Legacy Forum – Bridging the Branches: How Nixon Worked with a Democratic Congress

Bridging the Branches: How Nixon Worked with a Democratic Congress

William G. McGowan Theater

Washington, DC

Monday, April 30, 2018 – 10:00am to 11:00am

President Nixon achieved enviable legislative successes with a Congress dominated by Democrats. Today, a distinguished panel of Nixon Administration alumni including Tom Korologos, Wallace Johnson, and John Lehman, discuss how Nixon and his congressional relations staff governed in a combative atmosphere similar to today. Presented in partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration.


Monday, April 30, 2018

Meet Dennis Prager

Meet Dennis Prager at the Nixon Library

Lecture and Book Signing

Author of The Rational Bible: Exodus

Why do so many people think the Bible, the most influential book in world history, is outdated? Why do our friends and neighbors – and sometimes we ourselves – dismiss the Bible as irrelevant, irrational, immoral, or all of these things? This explanation of the Book of Exodus, the second book of the Bible, will demonstrate that the Bible is not only powerfully relevant to today’s issues, but completely consistent with rational thought.

The Rational Bible is the fruit of Dennis Prager’s forty years of teaching the Bible to people of every faith, and no faith. On virtually every page, you will discover how the text relates to the contemporary world and to your life.

His goal: to change your mind – and then change your life.


If you are unable to attend, click here to order a signed copy and we’ll ship the day after his appearance.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Nixon Library

Mothers Day
Mother’s Day Brunch at the Nixon Library

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Two Seatings Available: 9:30 AM & 12:00 PM

Adults: $75

Kids (Age 2-10): $35

Under 2: $15

Give your mom an unforgettable Mother’s Day experience by joining us for a lavish brunch in our stunning replica of the historic White House East Room. Welcomed by a presidential red carpet and a complimentary glass of sparkling champagne, you and your guests are invited to enjoy brunch under our three magnificent crystal chandeliers.

Following brunch, spend the day touring our magnificent rose gardens and Museum galleries!

Reserved seating will be available for groups of 4 to 12 guests. Groups with less than 4 will be seated at family-style tables with other parties. “Sunday best” attire is suggested.

President’s Society Members will receive bottomless champagne.

Reservations are limited and must be made by May 10, 2018 at Noon.

To confirm your reservation and for further information, please contact Jackie at 714-364-1180 or

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Meet Jonah Goldberg

Jonah Goldberg
Meet Jonah Goldberg

Lecture and Book Signing

Wednesday, May 16th at 1:00 p.m.

Free Event Admission

Author of Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy

With his trademark blend of political history, social science, economics, and pop culture, two-time NYT bestselling author, syndicated columnist, National Review senior editor, and American Enterprise Institute fellow Jonah Goldberg makes the timely case that America and other democracies are in peril as they lose the will to defend the values and institutions that sustain freedom and prosperity. Instead we are surrendering to populism, nationalism and other forms of tribalism.

Only once in the last 250,000 years have humans stumbled upon a way to lift ourselves out of the endless cycle of poverty, hunger, and war that defines most of history—in 18th century England when we accidentally discovered the miracle of liberal democratic capitalism.

As Americans we are doubly blessed that those radical ideas were written into the Constitution, laying the groundwork for our uniquely prosperous society.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Succulent Workshop at the Nixon Library

Succulent Workshop at the Nixon Library

Join us for a fun and relaxing afternoon in the garden and create a beautiful succulent arrangement for your spring décor or tablescape.

Mint Studio will happily guide you through the steps, and provide helpful tips on succulent care and planting.

Each guest will receive a medium arrangement with all necessary planting materials and a variety of succulents to choose from. Enjoy treats and refreshments while planting your one-of-kind creation!

$65 per guest / $60 member


Special Offer: Join as a new Nixon Foundation Member of $125 or greater and receive one complimentary ticket to the succulent workshop.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Armed Forces Day Concert – “Celebrate the USO”

Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day Concert – “Celebrate the USO”

Performance by the Villa Park High School Armed Forces Day Ensemble

Sunday, May 20, 3:30 p.m.

Free Concert Admission

Celebrating the USO’s support for our troops from WWII to today.

This performance in the magnificent White House East Room will include a formal Presentation of Colors and classic favorites like:

Thanks for the Memories
God Bless the USA
Ballad of the Green Berets
Over There

Plus – – many more!


Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Meet Bret Baier

Bret Baier event
Meet Bret Baier


Fox News Chief Political Anchor

Tuesday, May 22nd, 7:30 p.m.

Lecture and Book Signing

Bret returns to the Nixon Library to present Three Days in Moscow, the riveting story behind President Reagan’s historic Moscow Summit. He’ll also talk about President Nixon’s work to effectively thaw the Cold War.

Book purchase is required to attend this event: $28.99
(Member Price: $22.99)

Special Reception for Nixon Foundation Members:
Join us from 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM for a wine and cheese reception in the Pat Nixon Amphitheater. Cost for the Members Reception is $12 per person. RSVP with Anne Brown at 714-364-1161. Click here to become a Member.