Museum After Dark 2012 Supports Science Education

A Night in Pompeii: Carpe Noctem! was the theme of the Museum After Dark gala held on November 2, 2012. The event grossed more than $900,000—a record for the event—which will support education programs for the next generation of scientists.

A sell-out crowd of more than 800 guests enjoyed a black-tie evening while experiencing the lifestyle of ancient Rome. Wining and dining like Romans, dancing, and a unique silent auction were experienced among some of the world's most amazing scientific treasures.

The party went on well into the night as more than 250 revelers attended the third annual Young Professionals After Dark Soiree. The YPs joined the celebration to explore exhibits after hours, mingle, dance to live entertainment by Funkiphino and DJ Skeet, enjoy fabulous fare, and see a silent auction to impress.


Presenting Sponsors
Henry & Lorie Gordon and Carol & George Solich

Major Sponsors
CH2M HILL, Monty Cleworth, Land Title Guarantee Company/John and Ginny Freyer, Michael & Katherine Johnson, Kaiser Permanente, GH Phipps Construction Companies, and Scott & Virginia Reiman

Major Auction Donors
Collector's Edge Minerals, John & Ginny Freyer, Oster Jewelers, Sage Hospitality, Mr. Jonathan Saiz, Sanctuary Golf Course, and Waterfall Resort Alaska

Media Sponsor
5280 magazine

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Museum After Dark 2014

Live camels! Sword swallowers! Snake charmers! It was an evening our guests won’t soon forget as they were transported in time and place to the Silk Road for the annual Museum After Dark gala on Friday, November 21, 2014.

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