Step into a world of entertaining presentations by today’s leading explorers, scientists, photographers, and performing artists. From lively concerts to thought-provoking presentations, captivating films, and engaging family events, National Geographic Live brings you the world and all that’s in it.
Our spring season of events has ended. But we have several great events this summer, along with screenings of Meerkats 3D. Click on the link below to find out more about these events, and check back soon for information about our fall season of National Geographic Live events, including the world premiere of BELL, a one-man play exploring the life and genius of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephoneand the National Geographic Society’s second president.
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Ahoy, me mateys! Tired of the same old pirate stories? National Geographic Museum brings Real Pirates to life with historical re-enactors, telescope making, and traditional pirate tunes. Create your own jolly roger, see a live pirate show and falconry demonstration, learn how to build a boat and dive into the world of underwater archaeology!
Two linguists travel the world to record languages on the verge of extinction. Presented as part of the “One World, Many Voices” program of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Taste a variety of pirate and seafaring themed Heavy Seas beers, including several authentic cask ales, one in a wooden firkin.
Join us in celebrating National Geographic’s 125th anniversary with the world premiere of a play written by veteran journalist, author, and playwright Jim Lehrer, and starring celebrated Washington actor Rick Foucheux, revealing the extraordinary life of Alexander Graham Bell.