Photo by: Santiago Barreiro, National Geographic Society
Photo by: Santiago Barreiro, National Geographic Society
Traveling Exhibition
Photography Exhibition
Inside The Curve
Stories from the Pandemic

The penetrating work of global journalist grantees covering the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates local first hand experiences.

Est. 60-125 images with labels

Digital companion


Speaker Opportunities

At the outset of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, National Geographic quickly responded by creating a new fund in support of journalists and storytellers worldwide. The penetrating work of these grantees richly illustrates a myriad of aspects of a world in crisis, elevating deeply personal local stories and giving them a global reach. See the pandemic through the eyes of these National Geographic storytellers.

Curated by Claudi Carreras, an independent photography scholar who has organized numerous solo and collective exhibitions in more than 50 countries.


Photographs and video from the exhibition

Frequently Asked Questions

We create exhibitions covering a wide range of topics to appeal to multiple audiences. Here are answers to some commonly asked questions.

Installation requirements vary considerably depending on the size and complexity of the exhibition. For smaller photography exhibitions, installation may take only a few days with minimal staff. For larger exhibitions with exhibition furniture, audio, visual elements, and artifacts, it may take two weeks. The traveling exhibitions manager will work closely with you and your staff to develop a detailed installation and de-installation plan tailored to your needs and exhibition characteristics.

Shipping arrangements are made by National Geographic in consultation with the venue and may be included in the exhibition loan fee. If shipping is not included in the loan fee, the exhibitor will pay for the cost of inbound shipping. A list of crates with their sizes and contents are provided to the venue to assist in installation planning. For larger exhibitions where multiple tractor trailers are used, a detailed truck pack plan is provided to the venue in advance to assist in installation preparations and staging plans. The traveling exhibitions manager will identify any manpower and special equipment needs for unloading and loading at the exhibitor’s location.

A typical hosting period is 3-4 months. The loan fee ranges with the size and complexity of the exhibition selected. Please connect with us via the hosting request form on any exhibition page or email us at exhibitions[at] to discuss specific loan fees and timing as there may be some flexibility.

National Geographic has placed exhibitions in more than 50 countries worldwide, which has been viewed by millions of visitors. Content for the exhibitions are provided via digital delivery; thereby eliminating costly customs and shipping fees. Please connect with us via the hosting request form on any exhibition page or email us at exhibitions[at] and the manager for international traveling exhibitions will be in touch with more information regarding available shows.

Once a contract is executed, National Geographic provides access to exhibition marketing assets and can provide guidance on usage and strategy. All materials produced by the host venue must be approved by National Geographic before being released for public consumption. Additionally, the credit line must be present in all marketing materials in a prominent location. The credit line shall read:

[EXHIBITION NAME] is developed and traveled by the National Geographic Society.

Exhibition & Immersive Catalog

Downloadable PDF brochure highlighting exhibitions and speakers available to be hosted at venues globally.
2024 Catalog
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