Celebration of Exploration; Culinary Expedition and National Geographic Awards


Join the biggest names in exploration as we pay tribute to the visionaries who push boundaries and change our world for the better. Festivities will begin with a global culinary adventure featuring an array of cuisines prepared by some of D.C.’s most celebrated chefs like Victor Albisu of Del CampoAmy Brandwein of Centrolina and Todd Gray of Equinox, complemented by cultural performances highlighting National Geographic’s work around the world.

Due to our collaboration with National Geographic Society, Columbia Alumni benefit from discounted tickets at $100 (original price: $250!). Please email [email protected] for the promoCode.

We’ll continue the evening in Lisner Auditorium with a star-studded show hosted by writer and comedian Mo Rocca, with filmmaker and explorer James Cameron, TV host Jason Silva and a special performance by X Ambassadors lead signer Sam Harris. During the show we will proudly honor astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, photojournalist Brian Skerry, and clean-energy visionaries Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg of Solar Impulse, who have led the crusade to preserve the planet for future generations.


Picture of Mo Rocca

Mo Rocca  

Writer and Comedian

Picture of James Cameron

James Cameron  

Filmmaker and Explorer

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Singer and Songwriter

Picture of Jason Silva, host of Brain Games

Jason Silva  

Host of Brain Games

Picture of Amy Brandwein, chef

Amy Brandwein  

Top D.C. Chef

Picture of Sam Harris, X Ambassadors

Sam Harris  

X Ambassadors

June 17, 2017 at 5:30pm - 10pm

George Washington University Courtyard & Lisner Auditorium

730 21st St NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States

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$100.00 USD

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