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Museum & Events

Transcend the Passage of Time in ‘Day to Night: In the Field with Stephen Wilkes,’ Opening at National Geographic Museum Feb. 13: New exhibition celebrates the ‘Year of the Bird’ and features captivating images of bird migrations

For 130 years, National Geographic has been using the power of photography to tell meaningful stories, inspire people to take action and transport audiences to unseen places. A new exhibition opening at the National Geographic Museum on Feb. 13, “Day to Night: ...

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National Geographic Museum Takes Visitors on a Virtual Journey to Jerusalem at ‘Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience,’ Opening Nov. 15: Immersive exhibition ‘transports’ visitors to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the world’s most sacred, ancient monuments

On Nov. 15, 2017, the National Geographic Museum will open a groundbreaking, immersive 3-D exhibition, “Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience.” The exhibition combines National Geographic’s rich storytelling and archaeological expertise with innovative technology to bring this ...

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Retrospective of National Geographic Photographer’s Groundbreaking Work, ‘Wild: Michael Nichols,’ Opens at National Geographic Museum Oct. 12: Features extraordinary images of wildlife and wild places through the eyes of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols

Photography has been an indispensable tool in National Geographic’s nearly 130-year history of advancing global understanding and inspiring solutions for the greater good. A new exhibition, “Wild: Michael Nichols,” opening at the National Geographic Museum on Oct. 12, exemplifies the ...

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Swim with Sharks, Explore the Tomb of Christ, Paddleboard with Polar Bears at National Geographic: National Geographic’s fall 2017 season of D.C. live events kicks off Sept. 7

National Geographic’s fall 2017 D.C. live event lineup promises something for just about everyone with student matinees, happy hours, immersive exhibitions, and more. Experience exploration firsthand with a lineup of speakers including National Geographic Explorers like Ronan Donovan, National ...

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New Exhibition at National Geographic Showcases Sharks from Around the World and Raises Awareness of the Threats They Face: “SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry” Opens at the National Geographic Museum May 24

As part of a new cross-platform initiative dedicated to raising awareness about the status of sharks around the world, the National Geographic Museum will open “SHARKS: On Assignment with Brian Skerry” on May 24, 2017. Featuring the incredible work of award-winning photographer ...

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‘National Geographic Photo Ark’ Exhibition to Open at Zoos Across the United States This Spring: Outdoor Exhibition Showcases National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore’s Work to Document Every Species in Human Care and Inspire People to Take Action

WASHINGTON (March 20, 2017)—Today, the National Geographic Society announced a new traveling outdoor exhibition, the “National Geographic Photo Ark,” which will open at zoos across the United States this spring. Featuring the work of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, the exhibition ...

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‘Earth Explorers’ Exhibition Opens Feb. 10 at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.: Interactive exhibition highlights National Geographic explorers and the technologies they use to study the world’s most remote environments

WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2016)— Audiences of all ages will have the chance to experience what it feels like to be a National Geographic explorer with the new exhibition, National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers, opening Feb. 10 at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, ...

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‘@NatGeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos’ Exhibition Opens Nov. 11 at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.: Interactive exhibition to serve as centerpiece of world-class photography festival, FotoWeekDC

WASHINGTON (Oct. 7, 2016)— As one of the world’s top brands on Instagram, National Geographic, or @NatGeo, has more than 60 million followers and more than three billion likes on its 11,000+ posted images. This fall, visitors will get to experience the magic ...

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National Geographic Live Announces Fall 2016 Season Schedule: Lineup features a focus on photography and more than 15 events, including explorer talks, photo walks and student programs

Today, National Geographic Live announces its fall 2016 season lineup featuring some of the best explorers, photographers and adventurers in their fields. The broad range of programming, which will be presented at National Geographic’s downtown headquarters, continues Nat Geo Live’...

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New Exhibition at National Geographic Focuses on Yellowstone’s Hidden Boundaries: ‘Invisible Boundaries: Exploring Yellowstone’s Great Animal Migrations’ Opens at National Geographic Museum April 15

As part of National Geographic’s year-long celebration of the National Park Service’s centennial, the National Geographic Museum will open the exhibition “Invisible Boundaries: Exploring Yellowstone’s Great Animal Migrations” on April 15. The exhibition features stunning photographs, immersive video, ...