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The National Geographic Museum served as FotoWeekCentral with events and exhibitions

November 12—20, 2016

National Geographic Museum hosted FotoWeekCentral during the 2016 FotoWeekDC festival. FotoWeekDC is a citywide celebration featuring 150+ exhibitions, programs, and events highlighting world-class photography, and providing exposure for photographers working locally and worldwide. As FotoWeekCentral, the National Geographic Museum was the hub of this nine day festival. Visitors explored the new "@NatGeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos" exhibition and the FotoWeekCentral exhibitions, which focuses on contemporary political, environmental, and personal themes. 


The museum was open from 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. during FotoWeek for exhibitions featuring stunning images from NatGeo photographers.

Picture of FotoWeekCentral 2016

FotoWeekCentral Exhibitions  

FotoWeekCentral Exhibitions

The FotoDC FotoWeekCentral exhibitions feature high-caliber photography with an emphasis on contemporary themes. Exhibitions with social and political significance were curated to expose visitors to a variety of work, ranging from documentary to fine art and beyond.

Picture of a naturalist ringed by a group of rotating barracuda

@NatGeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos  

@NatGeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos

National Geographic Museum’s new exhibition ”@NatGeo: Popular Instagram Photos” captures and curates the most liked, commented on, and favorited photos from National Geographic’s iconic Instagram account.

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Photos: Ami Vitale/WPOW, Lindsey Leger/WPOW, Jeffrey Morris/WPOW, Melissa Golden/WPOW (Fotoweekcentral exhibitions); David Doubilet/National Geographic (@NatGeo Exhibition)

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