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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.

  • Flying Monsters
    Flying Monsters 3D
    FilmsSaturday, September 13, 2014 – Wednesday, April 1, 2015Washington, D.C.

    Journey back 170 million years to reveal the fantastic story of prehistoric flying beasts – the Pterosaurs. When dinosaurs walked the Earth, these monsters ruled the sky.

  • Spinosaurus Exhibit
    National Geographic Museum and Events

    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.

  • Sea Monsters
    Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure
    FilmsSaturday, September 13, 2014 – Wednesday, April 1, 2015Washington, D.C.

    Discover the extraordinary marine reptiles from the dinosaur age. Eighty million years ago the American Midwest resided under a great inland sea where colossal creatures ruled the waves.

  • Mars
    Mars Up Close
    ExhibitsTuesday, August 5, 2014 – Sunday, November 30, 2014Washington, D.C.

    Featuring brilliant imagery and video, Mars Up Close puts visitors on the red planet. Learn about NASA scientists, discover what Mars is like through interactives, and get up close to a full scale model of the Curiosity rover.

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    An Evening With Top Chefs
    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.Washington, D.C.

    Get an insider’s look at the Washington, D.C. restaurant scene with Barton Seaver, Mike Curtin Ann Cashion, Rock Harper, and Jamie Leeds.

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    FOOD: Our Global Kitchen
    ExhibitsThursday, October 16, 2014 – Sunday, February 22, 2015Washington, D.C.

    In the exhibition Food: Our Global Kitchen, explore the complex and intricate food system that brings what we eat from farm to fork. In sections devoted to growing, transporting, cooking, eating, tasting, and celebrating, the exhibition illuminates the myriad ways that food is produced and moved throughout the world.

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    People of the Horse
    SpeakersWednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.Washington, D.C.

    Explore the unique bond that exists between the horse and Native American culture through the eyes of photographer Erika Larsen and horseman Leo Teton (Shoshone-Bannock).

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