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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.

  • Børge Ousland
    Adventures in Polar Exploration
    SpeakersSunday, April 27, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.Oslo

    Heir to a great Norwegian tradition of polar voyages, explorer Børge Ousland has replicated the feats of pioneers such as Nansen and Amundsen. Hear about his latest expeditions with photos and hair-raising video direct from the field.

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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 for Today, April 25, 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


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

Wildest Weather in the Solar System 3D, Washington, D.C.
March 5, 2014 – August 1, 2014

New Adventures in Deep Sea Exploration, Santa Barbara, CA
April 27, 2014

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