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Giving Events

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.

Columbian Society Breakfast

February 18, 2017

This breakfast is a special thank you to some of our most generous and dedicated contributors. Learn more about the benefits of membership in the Columbian Society.

MSInsider Extreme Ice exhibit opening

March 23, 2017

Be among the first to see the remarkable natural ice formations that loom over the Earth’s poles, and learn how they're changing in today’s world.

YOU! The Experience In-Depth Event

May 3, 2017

Members of the Catalyst Society and Columbian Society are invited to go beneath the skin to learn more about the remarkable human body, with comments from our staff about the origins of our amazing exhibits. This benefit and more are part of membership in our higher levels of charitable support

MSInsider Summer Block Party

August 4, 2017

Hit the MSI lawn for a picnic and fun activities courtesy of our summer science learning program, Summer Brain Games.

Rosenwald Luncheon

September 14, 2017

This special lunch honors donors who have included MSI in their estate plans. Learn more about the Rosenwald Society and how you can make a future commitment to the Museum.

The Columbian Ball

October 7, 2017

Partner with us, and come celebrate at the city’s largest fundraising event supporting youth science education.

MSInsider Boo Bash

October 27, 2017

Come in costume and enjoy thrills and chills at our Halloween-themed family event.

MSInsider Holiday Celebration

December 2, 2017

Celebrate 75 years of spectacular lights and decoration in this special breakfast to mark the return of the annual Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light exhibition.