National Geographic Events


Chicago Speaker Series

  • Date
    October 20, 2014 – March 30, 2015
  • Location Chicago, IL
  • Price Series subscriptions start at $101 (Nat Geo members and Goodman Theatre subscribers) and $115 (general public).

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National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s popular and entertaining speaker series, will showcase the world through the eyes of great explorers, filmmakers, and photographers with a new season starting October 2014 at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. If you’re a previous attendee, you already know that Nat Geo Live events are lavishly illustrated, firsthand presentations by people who travel the world to get the powerful stories and images you’ve seen on the National Geographic Channel and in National Geographic magazine. Join us!

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  • Picture of David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
    Coral, Fire, and Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds
    SpeakersMonday, February 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.Chicago, IL

    Explore undersea worlds with photographic legend David Doubilet and his wife and underwater partner, photojournalist Jennifer Hayes. From the coral reefs of Papua New Guinea to the icebergs of Antarctica and the harp seals of Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence, they’ll go beyond the published stories to share their behind-the-camera adventures.

  • Picture of Jodi Cobb
    Stranger in a Strange Land
    SpeakersMonday, March 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.Chicago, IL

    A veteran National Geographic photographer whose career has spanned four decades, Jodi Cobb takes audiences on a moving and humorous journey as she chronicles her public—and private—path from young photojournalist to world-renowned photographer.

Events by Location

Events for Today, January 31, 2015 in Chicago, IL


Coral, Fire, and Ice, Chicago, IL
February 9, 2015

Stranger in a Strange Land, Chicago, IL
March 30, 2015

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