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National Geographic Museum

The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society’s mission is to inspire people to care about the planet. It reaches more than 400 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and other magazines; National Geographic Channel; television documentaries; music; radio; films; books; DVDs; maps; exhibitions; live events; school publishing programs; interactive media; and merchandise. National Geographic has funded more than 9,600 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geographic literacy. For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com.
Contact: National Geographic Museum   ngtickets@ngs.org  202 857 7588
1145 17th St. NW , Washington DC

Events

A New Age of Exploration
By Partner Events

Since its founding in 1888, National Geographic has inspired explorers from around the world. Celebrate 125 years of vivid storytelling through stunning photography, film, and interactive experiences. Follow Geographic’s continuing exploration of world environments and cultures, from the top of Mount Everest to the remote Amazonian rainforests. Visitors will go behind the scenes with photographers on assignment, scientists in the field, and cartographers mapping the far corners of the Earth. From the first Society sponsored expeditions to the poles and Machu Picchu to James Cameron’s recent dive to the deepest spot on Earth, the Mariana Trench, the exhibition will feature exploration and ground breaking research. On Thursday, October 10, 2013 A New Age of Exploration exhibition will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the museum will close early at 4:00 p.m.

June 13 2013  10:00 AM - June 08 2014  06:00 PM

Admission : http://tickets.nationalgeographic.com/single/EventListing.aspx?k=4     $11.00  Admission

National Geographic Museum , 1145 17th Street NW
Washington, DC, Northwest
202 857 7588

http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/national-geographic-museum/2013/06/13/125/
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Lions & Tigers & Bears: Through the Lens with National Geographic
By Partner Events

Though they are extremely powerful, these predators need not be feared as Dorothy and her friends famously worried along the Yellow Brick Road. Rather these majestic creatures deserve our respect, care, and protection. Based on multi-year coverage by National Geographic photographers Michael Nichols, Steve Winter, and Paul Nicklen, these images attest to the wildness and beauty of lions and tigers and bears.

July 25 2013  10:00 AM - February 02 2014  06:00 PM    

National Geographic Museum , 1145 17th Street NW
Washington, DC, Northwest
202 857 7588

http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/exhibits/2013/07/25/lions-tigers-bears/
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One Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity
By Partner Events

This exhibition features the amazing diversity of creatures found by photographer David Liittschwager when he placed a 12-inch cube in different environments and coaxed the inhabitants in front of his lens.

August 16 2013  10:00 AM - March 31 2014  09:00 AM

Admission : http://events.nationalgeographic.com/events/exhibits/2013/08/16/life-cubic-foot/    

Nattional Geographic Museums Outdoor Exhibition , 1145 17th Street NW
Washington, DC, Northwest
202 857 7588

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Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment
By Partner Events

Women of Vision features the work of eleven photographers. From the elegant landscapes of the Mongolian steppes and American West to war torn battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan; from the last great wildernesses of Africa to the lives of people from the Arctic to the Jersey Shore, their stories explore modern realities and what it means to be human in the 21st Century.

With more than 100 images and multimedia, this exhibition profiles the lives and work of these important photojournalists. Visitors experience the personalities and get behind the lens for the individual stories that make these projects so memorable.

The national tour of the exhibition is presented by PNCFinancial Services Group, Inc. WTOP is the local media sponsor of the exhibition.

October 10 2013  10:00 AM - March 09 2014  06:00 PM

Admission : http://tickets.nationalgeographic.com/single/EventListing.aspx?k=4     $11.00  Admission

National Geographic Museum , 1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC, Northwest


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