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National Geographic produces a wide range of public programs, including exhibits, speaker series, films, and special events at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in select locations around the U.S. and abroad. Explore this site to find an event near you.

  • Picture of Carsten Peter
    Extreme Planet
    SpeakersSunday, March 1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.Santa Barbara, CA

    Photographer Carsten Peter has gone into erupting volcanoes and down ice shafts to get images of the natural world that look more like science fiction than fact. Journey with him to a planet you never knew existed—our own Earth.

  • Spinosaurus Exhibit
    National Geographic Museum and Events

    As the home of National Geographic headquarters, Washington D.C. offers you the world and all that’s in it, from family-friendly exhibits, to dynamic speakers, engaging concerts and award-winning films and our retail store.

  • Picture of Donald Johanson with skull
    Becoming Human: The Story of Us
    SpeakersTuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Madison, WI

    Paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson, the discoverer of the famous “Lucy” fossil and director of the Institute for Human Origins, reports on the ongoing scientific search for our ancient ancestors.

Events by Location

Events for Today, March 01, 2015

Extreme Planet, Santa Barbara, CA
March 1, 2015


National Geographic Photo Camp: A Decade of Storytelling, Washington, D.C.
December 18, 2014 – May 31, 2015

Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous, Washington, D.C.
September 12, 2014 – April 12, 2015

Treasures of the Earth, Indianapolis, IN
June 11, 2011 – June 11, 2021


Connect With Anybody, Anywhere, Anchorage, AK
March 3, 2015

Becoming Human: The Story of Us, Madison, WI
March 3, 2015

Extreme Planet, New York, NY
March 4, 2015

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