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.

Please note: Details on how to RSVP to Annual Fund events are included on each invitation. 

Questions? Contact the Annual Fund Team at (773) 947-6146.

Columbian Society Breakfast

February 23, 2019

This breakfast is a special thank you to some of our most generous and dedicated contributors and features a sneak peek of our new Giant Dome Theater feature film and a special talk with the film’s creators.

Learn more about the benefits of membership in the Columbian Society.

MSInsider Exhibit Opening: Wired to Wear

MARCH 21, 2019

Event is sold out. Be among the first to explore the many ways fashion and technology combine to create new opportunities for people to be and do more than they dreamed possible.

Wired to Wear photo is credited to Jason Perry.

MSI In-depth: Collections

MAY 16, 2019

For members of our Catalyst Society and above, join us for a delightful evening of cocktails and a private behind-the-scenes look at MSI’s vast Collections department.

MSInsider Summer Block Party

AUGUST 9, 2019

Take part in an outdoor picnic plus fun activities courtesy of our summer science learning program Summer Brain Games.

Rosenwald Society Luncheon

SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

This special lunch honors donors who have included MSI in their estate plans and will celebrate the many milestones and anniversaries of space exploration.

Learn more about the Rosenwald Society and how you can make a future commitment to MSI.

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

MSInsider Boo Bash

OCTOBER 25, 2019

Come in costume and enjoy this fang-tastic Halloween-themed family event.

MSInsider Holiday Celebration

DECEMBER 7, 2019

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