National Geographic Traveler Magazine Launches 2015 Photography Contest

WASHINGTON (April 7, 2015)—National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. The grand-prize winner will receive an eight-day National Geographic Photo Expedition to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for two. The contest, which is open now, ends Tuesday, June 30, at 12 p.m. EDT. Eligible contestants can visit to submit photographs in any or all of four categories: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Read more [...]

National Geographic Announces Winners of Student Expeditions Video Contest

WASHINGTON (Feb. 23, 2015)—National Geographic Student Expeditions has announced the winners of its Your World in Focus video contest, which asked high school students to create videos showing how they’ve made an impact through community service work. The grand-prize winner is Xenia Viragh, 18, from Los Angeles. Her winning video highlighted the work of the Mandalay-LA program she founded in partnership with Phaung Daw Oo Monastic School in Myanmar. She has won a trip to Nepal this summer Read more [...]

National Geographic Kids Announces Grand-Prize Winner of International Photography Contest for Kids

WASHINGTON (Feb. 4, 2015)—Thirteen-year-old Grace Chung from Saratoga, California, has captured the grand prize of the 2014 International Photography Contest for Kids for her close-up portrait of a gecko. She has won a five-day, four-night trip to Washington, D.C., and a tour of National Geographic headquarters. The competition was conducted in partnership with the U.S. edition of National Geographic Kids magazine and 11 local-language editions. Each edition held a national contest and submitted Read more [...]

National Geographic Announces Winners of 2014 Photo Contest

WASHINGTON (Dec. 17, 2014)—Selected from more than 9,000 entries, a photo of a woman spotlighted by the glow of her phone on a crowded train was chosen as the grand-prize winner of the 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest. The photo, titled “A Node Glows in the Dark,” was shot by Brian Yen of Hong Kong. He has won $ 10,000 (USD) and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2015. “I feel Read more [...]

Facebook contest winner Roy Chang on his inspiration

From September 15 to October 10 on our Facebook page we invited people to submit their interpretations of works within the museum as part of an open contest. The prize? A chance to be displayed next to their source of inspiration for one week. After careful reviewing our submissions, our curators selected Roy Chang’s ‘The Discovery and the Development.’ Last Wednesday Roy visited the museum, and told us about how Arman Manookian’s ‘The Discovery’ spoke to him. Read more [...]

Win our Facebook contest: We’ll display your artwork in a gallery

From now until October 10, the Honolulu Museum of Art is asking its Facebook page fans (that’s you) to submit works using the hashtag #HMAcontest of art inspired by a work currently on view at the museum. One lucky winner will have their work put on display next to the actual work–or as close as possible to it—for a full week! Can you recreate Morris Louis’s Turning with colored pencils? Dress up like Saint John the Evangelist for a photo? Build a Lego diorama of A Musical Read more [...]

National Geographic Kids Magazine Launches 2014 International Photography Contest

WASHINGTON (Aug. 1, 2014)—Young photographers are invited to take part in the 2014 National Geographic International Photography Contest for Kids, with the U.S. grand-prize winner receiving a National Geographic Costa Rica Family Adventure. Open to children ages 6 to 14, the contest is conducted in partnership with the U.S. edition of National Geographic Kids magazine and 11 local-language editions in Bulgaria, China, Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, the Netherlands, Slovenia, South Africa, Turkey Read more [...]