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National Geographic produces a wide range of public programs, including exhibits, speaker series, films, and special events at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in select locations around the U.S. and abroad. Explore this site to find an event near you.

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    A New Age of Exploration
    Thursday, June 13, 2013 – Sunday, August 17, 2014Washington, D.C.

    Celebrate 125 years of vivid storytelling through stunning photography, film, and interactive experiences.

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    Summer in Space
    Monday, June 30, 2014 – Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Explore our solar system and beyond this summer with leading space scientists and other experts.

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    Wildest Weather in the Solar System 3D
    FilmsWednesday, March 5, 2014 – Friday, August 1, 2014Washington, D.C.

    Go on a spectacular 3D journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb, to a 400-year-old hurricane, to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you’ll be glad you live on Earth!

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    Washington D.C. Events & Exhibits

    As the home of National Geographic headquarters, Washington D.C. offers you the world and all that’s in it, from family-friendly exhibits, to dynamic speakers, engaging concerts and award-winning films and our retail store.

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    Coral, Fire, and Ice: Explore Secret Underwater Worlds with David Doubilet
    SpeakersSunday, July 27, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.Sydney, NSW

    Join David Doubilet for a tour of contrasting underwater environments: from a tropical coral paradise in Papua New Guinea to the ice-filled waters of Antarctica, then north to Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Events by Location

Events for Today, July 22, 2014


Peruvian Gold, Washington, D.C.
April 10, 2014 – September 14, 2014

Earth Explorers, Chicago, IL
March 20, 2014 – September 1, 2014

A New Age of Exploration, Washington, D.C.
June 13, 2013 – August 17, 2014

Treasures of the Earth, Indianapolis, IN
June 11, 2011 – June 11, 2021


A New Age of Exploration, Washington, D.C.
June 13, 2013 – August 17, 2014

Wildest Weather in the Solar System 3D, Washington, D.C.
March 5, 2014 – August 1, 2014

Coral, Fire, and Ice, Sydney, NSW
July 27, 2014

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