National Geographic Events

Washington, D.C.

National Geographic Live Washington, D.C.

Image of Curiosity Science Rover
Join us for a report on the latest discoveries on Mars, August 5.

Image courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

Picture of Pete McBride

Photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride opens our Fall season October 8.

Photograph by Pete McBride

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.

We’ve just announced our fall 2015 events! Check the links below for more information. Tickets go on sale Monday, August 18. Also, tickets are still available for our final summer 2014 event on August 5.

Get a bite before the event and save! Find out about discounts from our restaurant partners.

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season with gift certificates to our exhibitions and events.

The League of American Bicyclists has named National Geographic a silver Bicycle Friendly Business. For evening and weekend events, bicycle parking is available on level P-1 of the garage and at bike racks on M Street. For weekday daytime events parking is only available at the M Street bike racks.


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Peruvian Gold, Washington, D.C.
April 10, 2014 – September 14, 2014

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