Giving Events

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 or renew your membership.

Columbian Society Breakfast

March 3, 2018

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.

Presented by Wintrust.

MSI In-depth: Learning Labs

APRIL 19, 2018

For our Catalyst Society members and above, join us for cocktails and a hands-on evening experiencing the interactive science learning labs that are taught by MSI’s educators.

MSInsider Exhibit Opening: The Science Behind Pixar

MAY 24, 2018

Be among the first to experience the filmmaking process through hands-on activities inspired by some of Pixar’s most treasured films. 

The Science Behind Pixar was developed by the Museum of Science, Boston in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. ©Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization. Photos ©Michael Malyszko.

MSInsider Summer Block Party

AUGUST 3, 2018

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

Summer Block Party is presented by Radio Flyer.

Rosenwald Luncheon

SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

This special lunch honors donors who have included MSI in their estate plans and will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Museum's beautiful building. Learn more about the Rosenwald Society and how you can make a future commitment to MSI.

38th Annual Columbian Ball

OCTOBER 6, 2018

Partner with us and celebrate the importance of youth science education at this extraordinary evening at the Museum.

MSInsider Boo Bash

October 26, 2018

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

Presented by Wintrust.

MSInsider Holiday Celebration

DECEMBER 1, 2018 **sold out**

Celebrate the season at this special breakfast set among Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light exhibits.

Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light is proudly sponsored by GATX.