National Geographic Events


Santa Barbara Speaker Series

  • Date
    October 19, 2014 – March 1, 2015
  • Location Santa Barbara, CA
  • Price Subscription Tickets: $80 adults, $60 UCSB students and youth (18 & under). Single-event tickets are $25/$15. Prices subject to change. Series available now by phone only at 805-893-3535. Single tickets on sale August 9.
Photo: Campbell Hall
Campbell Hall at the University of California, Santa Barbara

Photograph courtesy UCSB

National Geographic Live returns to Santa Barbara with a new four-part speaker series at UCSB‘s Campbell Hall. If you’ve attended previous Nat Geo Live events, you know that they 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. If you haven’t, join the adventure this season at Campbell Hall!

Subscription and single-event tickets to the 2014–15 National Geographic Live season are now on sale by phone only at 805–893-3535. Please note that prices are subject to change, so order quickly! Check the links below to find out more about the 2014–15 season of National Geographic Live events in Santa Barbara.

  • Kobie Boykins
    Exploring the Red Planet
    SpeakersSunday, November 23, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.Santa Barbara, CA

    A mechanical engineer at NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Kobie Boykins has worked on the systems that keep the Mars Science Lab, Curiosity, moving around Mars. Join him for a look at what Curiosity and other Mars rovers have discovered—and are continuing to discover—on the Red Planet.

  • Picture of Paul Nicklen
    Spirit of the Wild
    SpeakersSunday, January 11, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.Santa Barbara, CA

    Working in some of the world’s most remote environments, Paul Nicklen faces incredible hardships and danger in pursuit of powerful, close-up images of iconic wildlife. Spend an evening with this award-winning photojournalist for a gripping encounter with the wild spirit that animates our world.

  • Picture of Carsten Peter
    Extreme Planet
    SpeakersSunday, March 1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.Santa Barbara, CA

    Photographer Carsten Peter has gone into erupting volcanoes and down ice shafts to get images of the natural world that look more like science fiction than fact. Journey with him to a planet you never knew existed—our own Earth.

Events by Location

Events for Today, November 22, 2014 in Santa Barbara, CA


Exploring the Red Planet, Santa Barbara, CA
November 23, 2014

Spirit of the Wild, Santa Barbara, CA
January 11, 2015

Extreme Planet, Santa Barbara, CA
March 1, 2015

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