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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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    Chasing Rivers
    SpeakersTuesday, July 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.Redwood City, CA

    Acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride (Chasing Water) offers unforgettable journeys down two of the world’s great rivers. The Colorado flows through majestic landscapes but no longer reaches the sea. And the Ganges, India’s sacred waterway, is revered as a god but polluted by the people who worship it.

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    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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    Inside ‘The Greeks’: Worship, Burial, and Honors
    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.Washington, D.C.

    Take a tour of the Acropolis and other Greek sites with expert Catherine Keesling, all without getting a new passport or buying a plane ticket.

Events by Location

Events for Today, June 30, 2016


The Greeks, Washington, D.C.
June 1, 2016 – October 10, 2016

Invisible Boundaries: Exploring Yellowstone’s Great Animal Migrations, Washington, D.C.
April 15, 2016 – September 30, 2016

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


Chasing Rivers, Redwood City, CA
July 12, 2016

Chasing Rivers, Monterey, CA
July 13, 2016

Inside ‘The Greeks’: Worship, Burial, and Honors, Washington, D.C.
July 13, 2016

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