National Geographic Events

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Seattle Speaker Series

  • Date
    January 11, 2015 – May 19, 2015
  • Location Seattle, WA
  • Price Series tickets start at $86 (members) and $95.50 (general public).
Photo: Benaroya Hall
Benaroya Hall

Photograph by Lara Swimmer

Picture of Mike Libecki hanging on rope

Mike Libecki (pictured) and Cory Richards open our 2015 season, January 11.

Photograph by Cory Richards

National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s popular and entertaining speaker series, Seattle Symphony, and Benaroya Hall will showcase the world through the eyes of great explorers, filmmakers, and photographers with a new season starting January 2015. 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.

Tickets for our new 2015 season are now on sale to previous subscribers. Check the links below for more information about National Geographic Live events in Seattle.

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  • Picture of Mike Libecki and Cory Richards
    Untamed Antarctica
    SpeakersSunday, January 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.Seattle, WA

    Veteran climbers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards tell the story of their journey to Antarctica, where they battled extreme cold, furious winds, and fickle weather to summit a remote 2,000-foot spire. Join them for a humorous but gripping firsthand account of this first ascent at the bottom of the world.

  • Picture of Mike Libecki and Cory Richards
    Untamed Antarctica
    SpeakersMonday, January 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    Veteran climbers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards tell the story of their journey to Antarctica, where they battled extreme cold, furious winds, and fickle weather to summit a remote 2,000-foot spire. Join them for a humorous but gripping firsthand account of this first ascent at the bottom of the world.

  • Picture of Mike Libecki and Cory Richards
    Untamed Antarctica
    SpeakersTuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    Veteran climbers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards tell the story of their journey to Antarctica, where they battled extreme cold, furious winds, and fickle weather to summit a remote 2,000-foot spire. Join them for a humorous but gripping firsthand account of this first ascent at the bottom of the world.

  • Picture of David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
    Coral, Fire, and Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds
    SpeakersSunday, February 22, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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 David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
    Coral, Fire, and Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds
    SpeakersMonday, February 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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 David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
    Coral, Fire, and Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds
    SpeakersTuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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 Steve Winter
    On the Trail of Big Cats: Tigers, Cougars, and Snow Leopards
    SpeakersSunday, March 22, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.Seattle, WA

    Award-winning photographer Steve Winter has tracked tigers in the jungles of Asia, searched for snow leopards in the Himalaya, and gone to Hollywood in pursuit of a cougar. Co-author of the National Geographic book Tigers Forever, Winter strives to share the beauty of big cats while working to save them.

  • Picture of Steve Winter
    On the Trail of Big Cats: Tigers, Cougars, and Snow Leopards
    SpeakersMonday, March 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    Award-winning photographer Steve Winter has tracked tigers in the jungles of Asia, searched for snow leopards in the Himalaya, and gone to Hollywood in pursuit of a cougar. Co-author of the National Geographic book Tigers Forever, Winter strives to share the beauty of big cats while working to save them.

  • Picture of Steve Winter
    On the Trail of Big Cats: Tigers, Cougars, and Snow Leopards
    SpeakersTuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    Award-winning photographer Steve Winter has tracked tigers in the jungles of Asia, searched for snow leopards in the Himalaya, and gone to Hollywood in pursuit of a cougar. Co-author of the National Geographic book Tigers Forever, Winter strives to share the beauty of big cats while working to save them.

  • Picture of Pete McBride
    Chasing Rivers
    SpeakersSunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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.

  • Picture of Pete McBride
    Chasing Rivers
    SpeakersMonday, April 13, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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.

  • Picture of Pete McBride
    Chasing Rivers
    SpeakersTuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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.

  • Picture of Paul Nicklen
    Spirit of the Wild
    SpeakersSunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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 Paul Nicklen
    Spirit of the Wild
    SpeakersMonday, May 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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 Paul Nicklen
    Spirit of the Wild
    SpeakersTuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Seattle, WA

    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.

Event Sponsors

  • Presenting Partners

    Logo: Seattle Symphony/Benaroya Hall
  • Media Sponsor

    Logo: KCTS
  • Media Sponsor

    Logo: KUOW
  • Hotel Sponsor

    Logo: Fairmont Olympic
  • Lead Education Sponsor

    Canon logo

Events by Location

Events for Today, August 30, 2014 in Seattle, WA

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Untamed Antarctica, Seattle, WA
January 11, 2015

Untamed Antarctica, Seattle, WA
January 12, 2015

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