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Get closer to the edge of your seat with National Geographic events in D.C.! Enjoy live talks with National Geographic explorers, happy hours, and more.

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Nat Geo Nights
Event
Nat Geo Nights

Every month National Geographic opens its doors for a night of fun and exploration. These special monthly happy hours feature live stories from National Geographic Explorers, fun interactive activities, lively music, food, and drink specials at our cash bar. Your ticket includes ...

Monthly on the Third Thursday
Museum Film Screenings
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Film
Museum Film Screenings

Throughout the year, we show adventure-packed, thought-provoking, and visually stunning National Geographic films on our campus. Grab some friends, sit back, and take in larger-than-life stories of some of our explorers’ most daring and groundbreaking adventures and important conservation work. ...

Saturdays and Sundays
Jerusalem 3-D
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3D Film
Jerusalem 3-D

Soar high above the ancient city of Jerusalem—a city of many religions and an important crossroads of civilization. Unprecedented access to the city’s holiest sites, as well as rare and breathtaking aerial footage of the Old City and the Holy ...

Saturday, November 18, 2017 – Sunday, August 12, 2018
Adventures in Exploration
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Family Event
Adventures in Exploration

In our new Adventures in Exploration Saturday family matinee series, kids can learn more about our amazing planet through live stories from National Geographic Explorers, interactive activities, and engaging films that highlight our work in science, technology, conservation, and exploration. Interested in ...

Monthly on the Third Saturday
Robert Ballard: The Untold Story of the Titanic
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Talk
Robert Ballard: The Untold Story of the Titanic

Visit the incredible new exhibition “Titanic: The Untold Story” and stay for a special evening with legendary oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer-at-Large Robert Ballard, the ship’s discoverer, to hear about the unfolding mystery at the center of one of the ...

Robert Ballard, speaker
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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Robert Ballard: The Untold Story of the Titanic
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Talk
Robert Ballard: The Untold Story of the Titanic

Spend an evening with legendary oceanographer Robert Ballard as he talks about his most famous discovery—the Titanic—and the future of ocean exploration.

Robert Ballard, speaker
Thursday, May 31, 2018
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Saving Seabirds
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Talk
Saving Seabirds

National Geographic magazine photographer and explorer Thomas Peschak journeyed to some of the planet’s most remote islands for a feature in the July 2018 issue. Get an inside look at the story to learn why the world’s majestic and ecologically ...

Thomas P. Peschak, speaker
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Explorers Symposium: Watch Online
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Special Event
Explorers Symposium: Watch Online

Each year, the most innovative explorers in the world come together at National Geographic headquarters to share their discoveries, breakthroughs, and inspiring stories from the field. This year’s event welcomes a fascinating community of scientists, conservationists, storytellers, and change-makers for ...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 – Friday, June 15, 2018
National Geographic Awards
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Special Event
National Geographic Awards

Join the biggest names in exploration for an evening of celebration and inspiration as National Geographic presents its most prestigious awards. This star-studded show featuring musical entertainment will honor the trailblazing leaders and conservationists, scientists and storytellers, who are leading ...

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Party for the Planet
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Happy Hour
Party for the Planet

Join some of the world’s most celebrated explorers, scientists, and changemakers for an evening takeover of the National Geographic campus featuring live music by the Suffers, cocktails and sustainable food. Plant your stake and join our journey to create a ...

The Suffers, band
Friday, June 15, 2018
Saving Ourselves From Ourselves
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Conversation
Saving Ourselves From Ourselves

In just the past few ticks of our planet’s five-billion-year clock, human creativity has brought about a wealth of innovations that have expanded horizons, erased borders, and improved lives. But some of this progress has come at the expense of ...

Kenny Broad, host
Stephanie Ruhle, host
Saturday, June 16, 2018
FURTHER Film Festival
Event
Festival
FURTHER Film Festival

National Geographic opens the curtain on the second annual FURTHER Film Festival, showcasing the amazing work—and inspired vision—of our explorers in the field. Join the filmmakers and explorers for an inside look at the stories behind the stories.

Sunday, June 17, 2018
Lost Cities
Event
Nat Geo Nights
Lost Cities

In Nat Geo Nights “Lost Cities,” learn how archaeologist Mark Horton and journalist Andrew Lawler set out to discover how the first English colony in the New World vanished, and how National Geographic Explorer Tom Garrison used cutting-edge technology to ...

Andrew Lawler, speaker
Thursday, June 21, 2018

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