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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.

  • Mattias Klum
    Exploring the World’s Last Wild Places
    SpeakersThursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.Gothenburg

    Take an awe-inspiring journey around the world and find out what it’s like to take photos for National Geographic with Sweden’s own Mattias Klum. One of the world’s most acclaimed wildlife photographers, Klum is also a powerful advocate for conservation.

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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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    Engineering for Adventure
    Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.Washington, D.C.

    National Geographic’s Remote Imaging Lab, led by Eric Berkenpas, constantly seeks innovative ways to capture amazing images and information from high in the sky to deep in the ocean. Join the team for a private, interactive tour of their lab!

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    Farmhouse Ale: The Taste of Saison
    Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.Washington, D.C.

    Brewmaster and author Garrett Oliver presents a selection of satisfying saisons, just in time for warmer weather!

  • Robert Ballard
    New Adventures in Deep Sea Exploration
    SpeakersSunday, April 27, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.Santa Barbara, CA

    National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard has led more than one hundred undersea expeditions, from hydrothermal vents in the Galápagos Rift, to the most legendary of all shipwrecks, the Titanic. Voyage with him to a realm less well known than the surface of the moon—our planet’s oceans.

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Events by Location

Events for Today, April 24, 2014

The Last Wild Places, Gothenburg
April 24, 2014

Engineering for Adventure, Washington, D.C.
April 24, 2014


Peruvian Gold
Ancient Treasures Unearthed
, Washington, D.C.
April 10, 2014 – September 2, 2014

Women of Vision, Charlotte, NC
March 29, 2014 – July 20, 2014

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

A Spacetime Odyssey
, Washington, D.C.
March 4, 2014 – July 6, 2014

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

50 Greatest Photographs, Philadelphia, PA
May 11, 2013 – June 8, 2014

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