Obama Presidential Center Updates

Update on the Obama Presidential Center

June 11, 2019 5:21 PM

Today, the lawsuit against the City of Chicago related to the Obama Presidential Center was dismissed. Below is a statement from Obama Foundation CEO David… More

Documenting the Obama Presidency through Oral History

May 16, 2019 10:18 AM

For decades, historians, journalists, filmmakers, and scholars have produced oral history archives to document our shared past. Major archives have invested in collecting the… More

Jackson Park: The Right Choice

March 22, 2019 6:57 PM

The Obama Foundation is publicly releasing five documents that the Foundation is providing to the parties in the lawsuit related to the Obama Presidential Center… More

Advancing Our Partnership with NARA To Enable Broad Access to the Obama Archives

February 19, 2019 4:45 PM

Since last year, we’ve been working closely with a group of highly knowledgeable and enthusiastic colleagues at the… More

Obama Presidential Center Gains Final Approval from Chicago City Council

October 31, 2018 2:02 PM

City Council Unanimously Approves Use Agreement Chicago IL — Today the Chicago City Council voted 48-0 to approve agreements between the City of… More

Stewarding President Obama’s Legacy in the Digital Age

October 23, 2018 7:12 PM

An American presidency has a remarkably complex historical legacy. Every presidency is both public and personal and holds different meaning for different individuals… More

A New Partnership for the Digital Age with the National Archives and Records Administration

October 23, 2018 6:26 PM

The Barack Obama Foundation is pleased to announce an initial letter of intent that lays out key terms of our collaboration with… More

A Look at RFPs and RFQs for the Obama Presidential Center

October 19, 2018 4:30 PM

In September 2014, the Foundation solicited responses to a request for proposals to host the Obama Presidential Center from the University… More

A New Agreement for the Obama Presidential Center

September 20, 2018 7:03 PM

Today, the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development introduced an ordinance to City Council concerning the Obama Presidential Center. That ordinance… More

Watch: President Obama shares the vision of the Presidential Center

August 28, 2018 5:36 PM

Watch President Obama share his vision for the Obama Presidential Center during a surprise visit with supporters and stakeholders—a vision for a public space that… More

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