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Church of the Holy Sepulchre - National Geographic Museum 2017-12-15 17:23

Church of the Holy Sepulchre: In 2016, National Geographic had the exclusive opportunity to document the historic renovation of the tomb of Christ, located in the center of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. National Geographic Explorer Corey Jaskolski was part of the team on the g...

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Our Museum Store is featuring Baltic amber jewelry today and tomorrow from 10am to 6pm. Amber is fossilized tree resin and often contains inclusions of flora and fauna dating as far back as millions of years ago. Since prehistoric times, some people have believed that wearing amber can bring good ...

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It's #BigCatWeek! Celebrate at National Geographic Museum's "Wild: Michael Nichols" exhibition and learn how you can help save big cats #WildExhibit. on.natgeo.com/2nQQkgr

WILD: Michael Nichols - National Geographic Museum 2017-12-12 14:38

See extraordinary images of wildlife and wild places through the eyes of legendary photographer and former National Geographic magazine Editor at Large for Photography Michael "Nick" Nichols in this special exhibition. Visitors will travel to the most remote reaches of the globe th...

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In the spring of 1890, our two-year-old Society sponsored its 1st expedition--to explore and survey Mount Saint Elias, the highest peak on the boundary between Alaska and Canada. Beset by torrential rain storms and terrifying rock slides, the team failed to reach the summit. However, they di...

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Looking for gifts or something for yourself? Stop by our museum store today until 6pm and choose from survivor made goods from around the globe. To The Market showcases handmade goods made exclusively by proud and passionate artisans who have overcome the perils of abuse, conflict, and disease.

Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience

Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience: Our Tomb of Christ Exhibition combines National Geographic’s rich storytelling and archaeological expertise with innovative technology to bring this world heritage site to life. http://bit.ly/2ipUOsk #NatGeoDC #TOCExhibit

National Geographic Museum - National Geographic Museum 2017-12-04 15:12

National Geographic Museum: Be transported to the Holy Land via an immersive 3-D experience. Learn the fascinating story of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, an iconic Christian pilgrimage site in Jerusalem.
"Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience" open...
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In honor of the passing of prolific designer Ivan Chermayeff, #MoMACollection posters created by his graphic design firm for Pan Am World Airways are now on view on the second floor. As a principle of the graphic design firm Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, first established under a different name in 1957, Ivan Chermayeff played an outsize role in the development of the visual vocabulary of post-World War II America. Since its founding 60 years ago, Chermayeff and his team have created trademarks, advertisements, signs, and brand identities for some of the most well-known companies and organizations, including the logo for the Museum of Modern Art. Ivan was a MoMA trustee for over 20 years.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre - National Geographic Museum 2017-12-15 17:23

Church of the Holy Sepulchre: In 2016, National Geographic had the exclusive opportunity to document the historic renovation of the tomb of Christ, located in the center of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. National Geographic Explorer Corey Jaskolski was part of the team on the ground that created a 3-D record of the site using LIDAR scans, high-resolution photos and video. Corey's groundbreaking visualization data has been animated into an immersive experience at our exhibition "Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience." nationalgeographic.org/dc/exhibitions/tomb-of-christ/

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In the 1830s, Paris became a major center of accordion production, which flourished until the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. To compete with makers in Austria and Germany, Paris manufacturers successfully marketed their instruments by applying rich and costly decoration. This instrument follows a model by Demian of 1831, and is one of two surviving instrument of this type to have a second button row for the accidentals, it is therefore known as a "Paris accordions perfectionnes" or a "perfected" accordion. Featured Artwork of the Day: Alexandre Pere & Fils | Accordion | 1850–1855 | French http://met.org/2j5HKpk