Nov. 12: Night at the Museum benefiting The Perot Museum of Nature and Science


Save the date! The Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s annual fundraising soiree – Night at the Museum – is set for Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, from 7 p.m.-midnight. An invitation-only VIP pre-party will be held at 6 p.m., followed by the main party at 7 p.m. and an after-party from 9 p.m.-midnight. Dress is cocktail attire, and complimentary valet parking will be offered.

(Featured photo from 2015 gala: Co-Chairs Carmen and Thomas Surgent; Honorary co-chairs Carolyn and Karl Rathjen; Co-Chairs Francie Moody-Dahlberg and Kevin Dahlberg [from a file photo]. Photos from 2015 gala by Jason Janik.)

With fun on all five levels of the Museum, the gala will feature “play-and-party” activities, delectable cuisine from Wolfgang Puck Catering and more.

Event co-chairs are Francie Moody-Dahlberg and Kevin Dahlberg and Carmen and Thomas Surgent. Honorary co-chairs are Carolyn and Karl Rathjen.

Ticket packages begin at $2,500 (six guests). Individual tickets are not available. Proceeds from the annual Night at the Museum gala will support the Museum’s mission to inspire minds through nature and science, from on-site and outreach programs for pre-K through 12th graders, to financial assistance that allows students to visit the Museum, regardless of their school’s ability to pay. Underwriting contributions also fund research and collections efforts and help secure top-quality traveling exhibitions.

For more information, email or call 214.756.5815.

Note from Sharon Adams, See Party Pics and press release from 2015 gala here:


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