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Member and Annual Fund Events

The Museum offers exciting events and experiences to members, donors and friends of MSI throughout the year. These include Member Days, events exclusively for Annual Fund members, and other unique events for select audiences that offer behind-the-scenes looks at MSI exhibits and programs.

Questions? Contact the Membership Team at membership@msichicago.org or the Annual Fund Team at giving@msichicago.org.

July

Member Appreciation Month

July 2022

July is Member Month at MSI! Join us for special discounts, tailor-made events and member-only access just for you – all month long.

Keep an eye on member communications for more information.

August

Exclusive Annual Fund Events

MSInsider Summer Block Party

August 5, 2022

Don’t miss your chance to hop, skip, stroll and sip in a sunny summer celebration. Make a date to visit us for an uncommonly good time!

More information and tickets will be available soon.

Open to Annual Fund members at the Explorers Society level and above.

Rosenwald, Columbian and Curiosity Societies' Breakfast

Saturday August 20, 2022
8 – 10 a.m.

Philanthropy supports everything we do, from helping teachers improve their science instruction to developing new cutting-edge exhibits that unravel the wonders of the modern world. Rosenwald Society, Curiosity Society and Columbian Society donors are invited to mark their calendars for a special morning celebrating their contributions to MSI and its mission. More info and registration to come soon.

Open to Rosenwald Society, Curiosity Society and Columbian Society donors.

September

42nd Annual Columbian Ball

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Our annual grand gala turning the Museum into a showcase for an evening inspiring wonder through the power of sound.

October

Boo Fest Member Day

Thursday, October 27
1 - 8 p.m.

Haunt our halls during the annual Boo Fest Member Day! You’ll have a scary good time exploring beloved exhibits, trick-or-treating and more.

More information and tickets will be available soon.

Annual Fund Boo Fest Evening

EXCLUSIVE ANNUAL FUND EVENT

Friday, October 28
5 – 9pm

An autumn night to remember! Join us for a good fright with beloved exhibits, trick-or-treating and much more.

More information and tickets will be available soon.

Open to Annual Fund members at the Explorers Society level and above.

Check back soon for updates on our end of year holiday plans for members!