Saturday, November 11, 2017


Inspiring. Inventive. Impactful.

Supporting the Perot Museum has never been more thrilling. Join us for an extravagant evening of exploration and surprises with engaging experiences, exquisite food, and enticing cocktails. Experience amaze-your-brain fun while providing crucial financial support that will sustain and strengthen the Museum’s mission.

Honorary Chairs
Sharon and Kip Tindell

Event Chairs
Sylvia E. Cespedes and Hernan J.F. Saenz, III
Meredith and Mark Plunkett

Underwriting Packages

Click the buttons below to make your underwriting commitment today! Details on the level benefits are available here.

$2,500 • Seats 6

$5,000 • Seats 10

$12,500 • Seats 10

$25,000 • Seats 16

$50,000 • Seats 20

$100,000 • Seats 30

For more information and to support the event, please contact:

Christina Cavalier
Vice President of Development

Dhriti P. Stocks
Director of Corporate Giving

Mallory Johnson Swartz
Director of Individual Giving

All proceeds support the Perot Museum of Nature and Science,
a 501(c)3 nonprofit, and its mission to inspire minds through nature and science.
Your donation is non-refundable. In the rare event that the gala is canceled, the Museum will consider your gift 100% tax-deductible.

2016 Chairs

Honorary Chairs
Carolyn and Karl Rathjen

Event Chairs
Francie Moody-Dahlberg and Kevin Dahlberg
Carmen and Thomas Surgent

2016 Underwriters

Planet Level

  • Highland Capital Management
  • Lyda Hill
  • Margot & Ross Perot

Dinosaur Level

  • American Airlines
  • The Hoglund Foundation
  • Carolyn & Karl Rathjen

Turbine Level

  • Balfour Beatty Construction
  • Nancy Perot and Rod Jones
  • Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr.
  • Katherine & Eric Reeves

Geode Level

  • Bain & Company, Inc
  • Central Market
  • Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
  • The David B. Miller Family Foundation
  • John and Rusty Jaggers
  • Karen and Alan Katz/ Neiman Marcus
  • Catherine and William Rose
  • The Rosewood Corporation
  • Kip and Sharon Tindell

Robot Level

  • Baker Botts L.L.P.
  • Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth H. Cooper
  • DSC
  • Roger and Marena Gault/ Robert and Lauralee Gunby
  • Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • Kroger
  • Libby and Murray McCabe
  • OsteoMed LLC

Microscope Level

  • Marcia and Bob Ackerman
  • Peggy and Richard Allison
  • Sheila and David Beuerlein
  • Sylvia and Jeff Chavez
  • Children's Health
  • Cobb Martinez Woodward PLLC
  • Emily and David Corrigan
  • Cheryl and James Drayer
  • The Eiseman Families
  • GFF
  • Husch Blackwell, L.L.P.
  • Jackson Walker, LLP
  • Elliot and Ashley Jeter
  • Eugenia and Frank-Paul King
  • Kline Family Foundation
  • Allyson and Hays Lindsley
  • Sharon and Tom Meurer
  • Lark and J. C. Montgomery, Jr.
  • John & Cecilia Morgan and M. Katie Morgan & Aaron Michelsohn
  • Perry Street Communications, LLC
  • Melissa & Bart Plaskoff - Summit Transportation, Inc.
  • Candace Rubin
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Southwestern Medical Foundation/UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Mr. and Mrs. Steve Summers
  • Tonti Properties
  • Turner Construction

Other Contributors

  • Atmos Energy
  • Cathey and Don Humphreys
  • Jean H. and John T. Walter, Jr. Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas
  • Luther King Capital Management
  • Peregrine Group, LLC
  • Edward W. Rose III Family Fund of The Dallas Foundation
  • Libby and Jeff Walter