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National Geographic Live: When Women Ruled the World, with Dr. Kara Cooney

Thursday, May. 30, 2019 • 7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
$18.00 for Member Adult
$5.00 for Member Child
$25.00 for Adult
$20.00 for Senior
$20.00 for Military
$20.00 for Student
$10.00 for Child
Tours and Talks,

Thursday, May 30: 7 p.m., Peristyle

Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology, explores the reigns of powerful ancient queens to illuminate a time when women ruled the world. Often neglected in the history books, these strong female leaders were considered exceptions to the rule, but their power and influence is undeniable.

When Women Ruled the World is the second event in the inaugural, three-part Nat Geo Live speaker series taking place at the Toledo Museum of Art in 2019. A variety of discounts are available for Museum members, seniors, students, military, and children. Additional savings are available when you purchase tickets for the entire series.

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

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

Purchase tickets for the entire series and save!

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.