National Geographic Events

Washington, D.C.

National Geographic Live Washington, D.C.

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Nat Geo Live’s fall 2015 season kicks off on September 16 with “Pope Francis and the New Vatican.”
Cover of fall 2015 brochure

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.

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    Pope Francis and the New Vatican
    SpeakersWednesday, September 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Washington, D.C.

    National Geographic Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg moderates a conversation on the August 2015 cover story about how Pope Francis is remaking the Vatican.

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    Nat Geo Live D.C. Fall 2015 Events

    View a listing of our fall 2015 events at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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    Create Your Own Series Package

    Find out how to save on regular ticket prices by creating your own customized series of Nat Geo Live events in Washington, D.C.

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    Telluride Mountainfilm
    Thursday, November 12, 2015 – Saturday, November 14, 2015

    Catch the best films on adventure, extreme sports, and mountain culture as Telluride Mountainfilm brings a selection of this year’s festival picks to Washington, D.C.

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    Nat Geo Live Videos

    Join explorers and scientists, master photographers, and adventurers at National Geographic Live—an online video series featuring behind-the-scenes stories and magnificent images from one of the world’s largest non-profit science and education foundations.

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    Gift Certificates

    Give the gift of adventure with gift certificates to National Geographic Live and the National Geographic Museum.

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    Student Matinees in Washington, D.C.
    Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    In Spring 2014 we present two student matinees at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Events by Location

Events for Today, September 01, 2015 in Washington, D.C.


Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology, Washington, D.C.
May 14, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants, Washington, D.C.
March 26, 2015 – October 11, 2015


Pope Francis and the New Vatican, Washington, D.C.
September 16, 2015

Pristine Seas: The Ocean’s Last Wild Places, Washington, D.C.
September 16, 2015 – March 27, 2016

Jerusalem 3D, Washington, D.C.
September 26, 2015 – March 31, 2016

View all events on the calendar page →