The Museum offers exciting events and experiences to donors, Annual Fund members and friends of MSI throughout the year. These include MSInsider Days, a series of spectacular (and free!) events exclusively for Annual Fund Members, and other unique events for select audiences that put the “fun” in fundraising!
All events listed on this page are by invitation only. Make sure you don’t miss out. Become an Annual Fund member today.
MSInsider National Robotics Week Breakfast
April 5, 2014
MSI will host an informative and fun breakfast during National Robotics Week. Open to Columbian Society Annual Fund and Rosenwald Society Members.
MSInsider Summer Block Party
June 18, 2014
Play a few of the Summer Brain Games featured in MSI's summer science learning program and join in the fun at this outdoor celebration. Open to Annual Fund Members.
Rosenwald Society Luncheon
September 16, 2014
This luncheon exclusively for Rosenwald Society Members features an expert panel of scientists and other innovators discussing current topics and trends.
MSInsider Boo Bash
October 30, 2013
This Halloween-themed event for Annual Fund Members and their families featured trick-or-treating, a costume parade and contest, crafts, food, beverages and more.
Boo Bash Recap
MSInsider Holiday Celebration
December 7, 2013
MSI hosted a special Holiday Celebration for Annual Fund Members amongst the splendor of our Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Lights exhibition.
MSInsider Fairy Castle Conservation Project
January 18 and February 8, 2014
Led by a curator, this behind-the-scenes tour let Annual Fund Members and 2013 Give the Gift of Geek Fairy Castle Sponsors see the castle's tiny treasures up-close.
February 23, 2014
This family-friendly fundraiser benefiting the Annual Fund featured a Minecraft-themed scavenger hunt, building contest, children's music and dancing and more.
- For more information on these events, please contact Rita Davenport at (773) 753-7089 or rita.davenport(at)msichicago.org.
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about the museum
The Museum of Science and Industry opened its doors in 1933 and is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere.