National Geographic Live Student Matinees


Welcome to National Geographic Live Student Matinees in Seattle! National Geographic explorers, photographers, filmmakers and scientists embody the importance of living curious, responsible and empowered lives. We’re proud to present these inspiring role models through student matinees at Benaroya Hall in Seattle.

National Geographic Live Student Matinees are back at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle, Washington with conservationist Damien Mander, photographer Shannon Wild, bioengineer Kakani Katija, photographer Carlton Ward Jr., photographer Joel Sartore and filmmaker Andy Mann. Keep an eye in your inbox for future student matinees!

Don't miss the opportunity to introduce your students to fascinating National Geographic Explorers, photographers, and scientists making a difference in the world today.

Tickets are $6 per student. One adult chaperone is required per 10 students and receives complimentary admission. Any additional adults can buy tickets for $12.

Programs are approximately one hour long, including a short Q&A session after the presentation. Themes and appropriate grade levels are noted for each show. Please be sure and check if the presentation is age-appropriate for your students.

National Geographic Student Matinee Registrations will be open October 1, 2019.


National Geographic Student Matinees

National Geographic Student Matinee - Pursuit of the Black Panther

Tuesday, 14 January, 2020 10:30AM

Students will get a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges and dangers of her most ambitious assignment to date: documenting a rare and elusive black panther in the dense forest in southern India.

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National Geographic Student Matinee - Designed by Nature

Tuesday, 11 February, 2020 10:30AM

Kakani will take students on a virtual journey into the midwaters of the ocean—one of the least explored ecosystems on our planet—and share how its inhabitants could lead to breakthroughs in new bio-inspired technologies!

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National Geographic Student Matinee - Hidden Wild: Secrets of the Everglades

Tuesday, 24 March, 2020 10:30AM

Students will follow in the footsteps of bears and panthers on an epic trek to discover the wild spaces in the heart of Florida!

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National Geographic Student Matinee - Building the Photo Ark

Tuesday, 5 May, 2020 10:30AM

From his early days as a rock climber to his current passion documenting the critically endangered oceanic whitetip shark, his stunning images tell the story of our rapidly changing planet, from top to bottom.

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