National Geographic Live

Dynamic Events. Fascinating People. Captivating Stories.

National Geographic Live is the live events division of National Geographic. With a broad roster of talent including renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers, National Geographic Live’s critically acclaimed programs have connected with audiences worldwide for over a century. Currently, National Geographic Live events are held in 32 cities around the world, including Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, Singapore, and Sydney. In each of these cities, speakers share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration on stage alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage. For more information, visit natgeolive.com

Portland’5 Centers for the Arts and National Geographic Live joined forces to bring the inaugural three-part speaker series to the Newmark Theatre in 2016, and are now pleased to announce the return of the Nat Geo Live Portland speaker series for five presentations in 2018/19.

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National Geographic Live 2018/19 Season

October 9, 2018  Social By Nature with photographer Ronan Donovan

November 12, 2018  Life on the Vertical with climber Mark Synnott

January 28, 2019  Into the Arctic Kingdom with photographer Florian Schulz

February 25, 2019  Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous with paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim

April 2, 2019  Beauty and the Bizarre with science photographer Anand Varma
(This presentation replaces National Geographic Live – At the Water's Edge with Cristina Mittermeier. Original tickets honored.)

*All presentations are at 7:30pm in the Newmark Theatre.

As audiences around the world have discovered, National Geographic Live events are lavishly illustrated, firsthand presentations by dynamic individuals who travel the world to get the powerful stories and images you’ve seen on the National Geographic Channel and in National Geographic magazine. Check out the events below to find out more about our exciting fourth season, and join the adventure!

Series Subscriptions & Tickets

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Single presentation tickets ($27.25–$52.25 plus fees) are available now. Tickets are also available at the Portland'5 Box Office, TicketsWest outlets or by phone: 800.273.1530.

Series subscriptions ($136.25–$241.25 plus a one-time $24.00 order fee) are no longer available for 2018/19. Look for 2019/20 series subscription updates in spring 2019.

About National Geographic Live:

National Geographic Live is the live events division of the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations whose mission is to inspire, illuminate, and teach. With a broad roster of talent including renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers, National Geographic Live’s critically acclaimed programs have connected with audiences worldwide for over a century. Currently, National Geographic Live events are held in 32 cities around the world, including New York, Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney. In each of these cities, speakers share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration on stage alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage. In 2014, National Geographic Live events were attended by over 150,000 people. For more information, visit natgeolive.org.