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National Geographic Live Speakers Series: Season Ticket for all 3 Events

Saturday, Jul. 27, 2019 • 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
$45.00 for Member Adult
$12.50 for Member Child
$62.50 for Adult
$50.00 for Senior
$50.00 for Military
$50.00 for Student
$25.00 for Child
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National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series, and Toledo Museum of Art are proud to announce an inaugural three-part speaker series in the Peristyle Theater in 2019.   The National Geographic Live Speaker Series brings premium storytelling and visually stunning imagery to the stage with first-hand accounts of science, adventure, and exploration told by our world-class explorers who inspire change in the world.

The three events for the inaugural series are:

Saturday, April 27: 7 p.m.


Tim Laman, a renowned photographer and forest canopy researcher, and ornithologist Ed Scholes, authors of the major National Geographic book Birds of Paradise Revealed will take visitors deep into New Guinea to observe these astonishing avian creatures.

Thursday, May 30: 7 p.m.


Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology, explores the reigns of powerful ancient queens to illuminate a time when women ruled the world.

Saturday, July 27: 7 p.m.


Four indigenous communities, from the Kayapó of Brazil to the Inuit of Greenland, live in harmony with their water sources in Cristina Mittermeier’s journey to investigate sustainable living.

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 a variety of cities around the world, including, Seattle, Tampa, Los Angeles, and Calgary. In each of these cities, speakers share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration onstage alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage. For more information, visit

Museum members (13+): $18 per event, $45 for the series


Museum members (12 and younger): $5 per event, $12.50 for series


Nonmember adult: $25 per event, $62.50 for series


Nonmember senior (62+): $20 per talk, $50 for series


Nonmember student (13+ and college): $20 per talk, $50 for series


Nonmember military (with ID): $20 per talk, $50 for series


Nonmember child (12 and younger): $10 per talk, $25 for series


The National Geographic Live series appearance at the Toledo Museum of Art is sponsored in part by Taylor Cadillac and The Boeschenstein Family Foundation with additional support from community partners Metroparks Toledo and Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

Event parking will be enacted during this event.

During event parking at TMA, guests will be asked to pay for parking in cash prior to entering the lots. Museum Members will be asked to show their membership card to receive free parking. Members unable to show their card will be asked to pay in cash and will be eligible for a refund by bringing their receipt to the Visitor Engagement desk within 7 days.