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Past Events

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

GEO's Marco Polo Explores: Paris in the Springtime, the Balkans and "Día de Los Muertos" - Day of the Dead, Mexico

GEO's Marco Polo Explores: Paris in the Springtime, the Balkans and "Día de Los Muertos" - Day of the Dead, Mexico

Philadelphia, PA
The Geographical Society of Philadelphia presents the springtime in Paris, and the Balkan countries such as Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Montenegro...adding more color to include Día de Los Muertos from central and South regions of Mexico. Included in your ticket, please enjoy a li...
Thursday, February 6 2020 6:00 PM 9:00 PM

GEO Explores Ancient Sites of Malta, Laos, the Russian Far East &Wrangel Island

GEO Explores Ancient Sites of Malta, Laos, the Russian Far East &Wrangel Island

Philadelphia, PA
The Geographical Society’s second Marco Polo event the season will be held on November 14, 2019, at DoubleTree Hilton Center City.  Tickets include light dinner, drinks, and presentation. Discount parking for $12.  The Island of Malta's Ancient Sites - Jennifer Stein will present her travels wi...
Thursday, November 14 2019 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

GEO's Crossing Medical Borders

GEO's Crossing Medical Borders

Philadelphia, PA
Border Crossings is crossing Medical Boundaries!  Medical care - as part of larger Culture - is grounded in a society's ethics, values, and traditions. Dr. Bekir Karabucak DMD, MS will help us understand how that affects dental access, care, and training in countries such as Saudi Arabia and Chi...
Wednesday, October 2 2019 6:30 PM 8:00 PM

Marco Polo: Discovering Kerala and Tamil Nadu, France by Barge and Dances of Mexico

Marco Polo: Discovering Kerala and Tamil Nadu, France by Barge and Dances of Mexico

Philadelphia, PA
The Geographical Society’s first Marco Polo event of the 2019-2020 season will be held on September 10, 2019. The speakers, topics, and program descriptions are as follows: Susan Feagin - South India: Kerala and Tamil NaduSusan will talk about the architecturally distinctive Hindu temples, stunn...
Tuesday, September 10 2019 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Border Crossings: Embracing Refugees in Crisis, A Greek Example by Jai Mexis

Border Crossings: Embracing Refugees in Crisis, A Greek Example by Jai Mexis

Philadelphia, PA
The Conversation: In 1939 during Turkey’s annexation of the Sanjak of Alexandretta, approximately 12,000 Greeks fled as refugees to Damascus and Aleppo joining existing Greek communities. Some decades later, history reversed and in 2015, 1 million refugees cross the Aegean and land on the Greek ...
Thursday, August 15 2019 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Birds!

Birds!

Philadelphia, PA
Did you know that Philadelphia is the “Cradle of American Ornithology”? George Armistead – accomplished, professional birder and author – will introduce us to the cast of characters who pioneered this unique area of study, virtually all of whom hail from Philly. He’ll also take us on a tour of “s...
Wednesday, May 1 2019 6:30 PM 8:30 PM

Honoring Derrick Pitts – GEO’s Legacy Event

Honoring Derrick Pitts – GEO’s Legacy Event

Philadelphia, PA
Announcing our 2018-2019 Explorer of the Year, Honorary Dr. Derrick Pitts, Astronomer, “Philly Hero”, and Educator Extraordinaire! Join us as we celebrate our legacy in honoring Derrick Pitts as our 128th Explorer, with a reception, presentation, and (optional) dinner, at the Union League of Phi...
Wednesday, April 17 2019 6:00 PM 9:00 PM

Marco Polo Traveler Adventures

Marco Polo Traveler Adventures

Philadelphia, PA
We’ll explore recent visits to the Maremma, Puglia, and Sardinia – in pictures! Art Restoration in Puglia, presented by Holly Marro Sardinia – A Festival and Bronze Age History, presented by Tom Tauber The ancient land of Tuscany – the Maremma, presented by Jill Weber   Tickets include dinne...
Wednesday, March 27 2019 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
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