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Geographical Society of Philadelphia

Memory and Identity: Following the Footsteps of Freedom Fighters in Spain

Haverford, PA
On Wednesday, May 12th, join María Luisa Guardiola, a Professor at Swarthmore College and an expert in Spanish language and literature, take us on a journey across the Spanish Mediterranean corridor, ending in Catalonia.
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Past Events

Göbekli Tepe: Beyond the Monuments

Göbekli Tepe: Beyond the Monuments

Haverford, PA
Following the last Ice Age, human culture entered a new era of adaptation and change termed the Neolithic. Early in this period, almost 12,000 years ago, people in ancient Anatolia built enigmatic structures that could be the world’s first megalithic ritual site - Göbekli Tepe. The ancient comple...
Wednesday, April 7 2021 6:00 PM 7:30 PM

GEO's Members/Friends Exclusive: Virtual Travel to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana with Nino Mohan

GEO's Members/Friends Exclusive: Virtual Travel to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana with Nino Mohan

Haverford, PA
Join the Geographical Society of Philadelphia's Members and Friends Exclusive with Nino Mohan, Photographer, and World Traveler.  The pandemic has put a halt to most of our daily lives. We invite you to travel while safely nestled in your home. As Nino expertly narrates each slide, we will take ...
Friday, March 12 2021 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

A Virtual Tour of the Sacred Valley of Peru

A Virtual Tour of the Sacred Valley of Peru

Haverford, PA
The Geographical Society of Philadelphia's 130th season continues with its Marco Polo series on December 8th, a Virtual Tour of the Sacred Valley of Peru presented by Jennifer Stein. Known as the Urubamba Valley, this unique area is home to several historically significant Peruvian sites: Cusco...
Tuesday, December 8 2020 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Casper Molenaar: Then and Now - An International Photographer in the Footsteps of Kurt Hielscher

Casper Molenaar: Then and Now - An International Photographer in the Footsteps of Kurt Hielscher

Haverford, PA
The Geographical Society of Philadelphia's 130th season continues with an Eastern Europe expert, a photographer from the Netherlands, Casper Molenaar. During his studies, Casper bought a second-hand photo book of his beloved region featuring 192 photos by celebrated German photographer, Kurt Hie...
Saturday, November 14 2020 2:00 PM 3:30 PM

The Immigration Station of Philadelphia's Ellis Island: Pier 53 on Delaware River

The Immigration Station of Philadelphia's Ellis Island: Pier 53 on Delaware River

Haverford, PA
The Geographical Society of Philadelphia invites you to participate in presenting the story of Pier 53 also known as Washington Avenue Green by the Delaware River. The pier stands since 1873 when the Washington Avenue Immigration Station began its operations. Arriving immigrants first disembark...
Tuesday, October 27 2020 6:00 PM 7:30 PM

"Ancient Worlds, Modern Wines" with Dr. Jill Weber, the Wining Archeologist

"Ancient Worlds, Modern Wines" with Dr. Jill Weber, the Wining Archeologist

Philadelphia, PA
The Geographical Society of Philadelphia presents on October 11, Sunday at 2 PM, Ancient Worlds, Modern Wines! You are invited to join for an in-person OR virtual wine tasting, held in partnership with Jet Wine Bar and with our board president Dr. Jill Weber. You have two options: pre-order an...
Sunday, October 11 2020 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

GEO PRESENTS A SPECIAL BORDER CROSSINGS DISCUSSION WITH MEZZO SOPRANO MISOON GHIM: MUSIC CONNECTS CULTURES

GEO PRESENTS A SPECIAL BORDER CROSSINGS DISCUSSION WITH MEZZO SOPRANO MISOON GHIM: MUSIC CONNECTS CULTURES

Haverford, PA
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF PHILADELPHIA PRESENTS MEZZO-SOPRANO MISOON GHIM GEO's 130th Season continues with a virtual Border Crossings event presenting Misoon. Born in South Korea, an opera singer, professor of voice, a breathing technique expert, and the mother of two, she is also a non-profit e...
Wednesday, September 23 2020 5:00 PM 6:00 PM

Tour of the 'Great Cities of the Persian Gulf' with Tom Tauber

Tour of the 'Great Cities of the Persian Gulf' with Tom Tauber

Haverford, PA
Travel with award-winning photographer Tom Tauber, and explore the Gulf Region through his camera. Tom will take us to some of the world’s most modern cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Doha in Qatar and Muskat in Oman.   Following your registration, please keep an eye on ...
Thursday, July 9 2020 5:00 PM 6:00 PM

GEO's Sip&Talk with New Liberty Distillery

GEO's Sip&Talk with New Liberty Distillery

Philadelphia, PA
A collaboration of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia and New Liberty Distillery, a SIP&TALK evening, learn the science behind the whiskey presented by the master distiller Rob Cassell and mixologist David Birkowski. Whiskey enthusiasts will learn the differences in taste and between differ...
Tuesday, March 10 2020 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Does A Place Die? A Panel of Experts on Preservation and Restoration by GEO

Does A Place Die? A Panel of Experts on Preservation and Restoration by GEO

Philadelphia, PA
What Happens When Places You Cherish No Longer Exist?   A panel of experts from all over the world, followed by a reception and live jazz!  Co-sponsored by the Geographical Society of Philadelphia and the Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation, join us for a program that will take place i...
Thursday, February 27 2020 6:00 PM 8:30 PM
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