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.

For general questions and other inquiries about National Geographic Student Events, please contact us at 206.215.4896 or

National Geographic Student Matinees

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 - From Summit to Sea

Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 10:30AM

Dive in and celebrate the ocean with award-winning filmmaker and photographer Andy Mann as he details his transformation from climber to diver and tells the story of our rapidly changing planet, from top to bottom.

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