Museum After Dark

This fall, our annual black-tie gala Museum After Dark will be held on opening night of the exotic exhibition Traveling the Silk Road. You and your guests will be transported to this remarkable trade route, during a golden age of oasis cities, night markets, camel caravans, and spice merchants. Please join us on Friday, November 21, to help us kick off a new exhibition while raising funds for Museum education. 

 

Your commitment to Museum After Dark helps ensure that every child in our community has access to world-class science opportunities. One-hundred percent of the funds raised will provide educational programs that seek to inspire young minds to think, learn, and grow through science. Your donation will support activities such as

  • scholarships
  • onsite classes, labs, and tours
  • teacher professional development

 

We look forward to celebrating with you and your guests on November 21!

 

6:30 p.m.
Cocktails, Dancing, Silent Auction

8 p.m.
Dinner

 

Click here to download table and sponsorship information. Individual tickets will be available in early fall. 

 

Gala Chairs:  Susan and Lee McIntire
Auction Chair:  Anne McCarthy
Décor Chair:  Merrill Shields

 

For more information, please contact Tracy McKenna at 303.370.8326 or tracy.glass-mckenna@dmns.org.

 

Click here to see photos from Museum After Dark 2013.

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For Ed and Pat Martin, the Museum isn't just a place they go to volunteer; it's a lifestyle. (August 2012)

Museum After Dark 2011 Supports Science Education

The 2011 Museum After Dark gala grossed more than $700,000, which will support education programs for the next generation of scientists. (February/March 2012)

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