Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum: ELEMENTS

Saturday, November 14, 2020
7PM – Midnight

 Benefiting the Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Event Chairs
Cassie and Mac McFarland

Please join us at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science this November and explore the natural ELEMENTS at the most imaginative event of the year – all while making a lasting philanthropic impact and supporting the Perot Museum’s mission to inspire minds through nature and science.

 

 

Underwriting Levels

Planet (VIP)

$100,000

  • Invitation for 30 to VIP Party (6PM) and Night at the Museum
  • Exclusive VIP lounge area and dedicated event attendant
  • VIP express valet for you and your guests
  • Priority recognition on all digital and printed Night at the Museum materials
  • VIP naming opportunities

Dinosaur (VIP)

$50,000

  • Invitation for 20 to VIP Party (6PM) and Night at the Museum
  • Exclusive VIP lounge area and event attendant
  • VIP express valet for you and your guests
  • Recognition on all digital and printed Night at the Museum materials
  • VIP naming opportunity

Turbine (VIP)

$25,000

  • Invitation for 16 to VIP Party (6PM) and Night at the Museum
  • Exclusive VIP lounge area
  • VIP express valet for you and your guests
  • Recognition on all digital and printed Night at the Museum materials

Geode (VIP)

$12,500

  • Invitation for 10 to VIP Party (6PM) and Night at the Museum
  • VIP express valet for you and your guests
  • Recognition on all digital and printed Night at the Museum materials

Robot

$6,000

  • Invitation for 8 to Night at the Museum (7PM)
  • Recognition on digital and printed Night at the Museum materials

Gem

$3,000 

  • Invitation for 6 to Night at the Museum (7PM)
  • Recognition on digital Night at the Museum materials

For more information and to support the event, contact:

Tele Durham
Donor Relations Manager
214.756.5809
tele.durham@perotmuseum.org

 

2019 Sponsors

Catering Sponsor

Wolfgang Puck

 

Media Sponsor

Paper City Magazine

Premier Automotive Sponsor

Sewell Automotive Companies

2019 Underwriters

Planet

Lyda Hill
Eugene McDermott Foundation
Margot Perot

Dinosaur

Balfour Beatty Construction
The Hoglund Foundation

Turbine

American Airlines
Atmos Energy
Cassie and Mac McFarland
GenOn Energy
Highland Capital Management
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Suzanne and Patrick McGee
Nancy Perot and Rod Jones
Katherine and Michael Phillips
Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr.
Katherine and Eric Reeves
Carolyn and Karl Rathjen
The Rees-Jones Fund
Deedie Rose

 

Geode

Petrocap, LLC/Lane and Kate Britain
Jill Bee and Loren Glasser
Costello Family Foundation/Emily and David Corrigan
John and Rusty Jaggers
Gene and Jerry Jones Family
Carolyn and David Miller
Dr. John and Cecilia Morgan/Katie Morgan and Aaron Michelsohn
Jean H. and John T. Walter, Jr. Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas
Royce Ramey and Aimee Williams-Ramey/Tolleson Wealth Management
Gail and Jim Spann
Marlene and John Sughrue
The Rosewood Foundation
Texas Instruments, Inc.
The Alinda Hill Wikert Foundation

Robot

Bain & Company, Inc.
Bank of Texas
Linda and Steve Blasnik
Michael and Lucy Brittian
Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth H. Cooper
Dallas Safari Club
Eiseman Families, Eiseman Jewels NorthPark Center
Roger & Marena Gault / Robert & Lauralee Gunby
Ann and Lee Hobson
The Hockaday School
Donald and Cathey Humphreys
The Lamplighter School
Luther King Capital Management
Kroger
Caitlin Rhodes and Akers Moore 
OsteoMed LLC
Robert and Katherine Penn
Michal and Loyd Powell
REDLEE/SCS, Inc.
Catherine and Will Rose
Veritex Bank

Gem 

Accenture
Peggy and Richard Allison
Jessye Ball
Diane and Hal Brierley
Cardinal Investment Company, Inc.
Children's Health
Churchill Capital Company
Betsy & Quinn Crousen, Mary & Robert Potter, Linda & C. Scott Greer, and Lee Bailey
Sherri and Alan Darver
The Episcopal School of Dallas
GFF
Robyn and Andrew Gould
Headstorm LLC
Hillwood Urban
Laree Hulshoff and Ben Fischer
Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Karen and Alan Katz
KPMG LLP
Locke Lord LLP
CJ and Natalie Lorio
Sharon and Tom Meurer
Lark and J. C. Montgomery, Jr.
Gail and Bill Plummer
Radiology Associates of North Texas
Roy And Judy Gurley Charitable Foundation
Kristen and Anthony Scavuzzo
Jason Schmidt and Rachel Rucker-Schmidt
Dr. Linda Silver
Jennifer and Andy Scripps
Nancy Perkins Shutt
Nicole and Justin Small
SMU Lyle School of Engineering
St. Mark's School of Texas
Southwestern Medical Foundation/UT Southwestern Medical Center
Sharon and Kip Tindell
Turner Construction Company
Robie and Fallon Vaughn
Linda and Ken Wimberly

Donations

Anonymous (2)
Heather and Ray Balestri
Suzy and Larry Gekiere
Reasha Hedke
Arnie and Jan Holtberg
Lisa and Peter Kraus
Allyson and Hays Lindsley
McManemin Family Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas
Penny Reid and Thomas Nolan
Jerome Del Porto and Carmen Paoli
Melissa and Matthew Springmeyer
Megan and Tommy Sterquell
Barbara Sypult in honor of Mary McDermott Cook
Libby and Jeff Walter
Paulina Diaz de Zabala and Luis Zabala

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. When and where is the event?

    Night at the Museum is Saturday, November 14, 2020 at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The VIP party is at 6PM, and the main event begins at 7PM.

  2. What if I contributed at an underwriting level, and I can no longer attend?

    All proceeds of Night at the Museum support the Perot Museum’s mission to inspire minds through nature and science. If you are unable to attend, your charitable contribution is fully tax-deductible. Please call 214-756-5809 with any questions.

  3. What is the attire? Will there be a coat check?

    Cocktail attire is recommended. A coat check will be available as soon as you enter the Museum.

  4. Where do I park?

    Complimentary valet service is available for all guests. VIP express valet is available for underwriters at the Geode level and above.

  5. Will there be food? Is there a seated dinner?

    Wolfgang Puck designs an innovative culinary experience for Night at the Museum guests. We will serve a variety of menu items on each level of the Museum in lieu of a seated dinner, so that you and your guests have the opportunity to fully experience the Perot Museum transformed like never before.

  6. What if I have a dietary restriction?

    Wolfgang Puck’s creative menu aims to meet a vast array of dietary standards. Each menu item will be clearly labeled with common dietary preferences. Please call us at 214-756-5809 if you or your guests have any food allergies in which we should be made aware.

  7. Is the traveling exhibition open during the event?

    The upcoming fall traveling exhibition will be open until 10PM.

  8. May I bring children?

    Night at the Museum will help children in North Texas and beyond have greater access to the Perot Museum, however, this event is strictly for attendees 21 years and older.

  9. Do I need tickets for my guests? Where do they check-in?

    There are no physical tickets to this event. You and your guests will simply provide your names at check-in located along the Museum’s entrance ramp after valet.

    To facilitate your guests’ check-in experience, please provide their names by emailing them to: NightAtTheMuseum@perotmuseum.org.

  10. What happens at the party?

    Underwriters at the Geode level and above are welcome to the exclusive VIP party at 6PM. VIP attendees are welcome to enjoy all levels of the Museum during this time as well. 

    The main event begins at 7PM. Guests will be welcome to experience the Perot Museum exhibit halls like never before with unique engagements and experiences.

    The main event concludes at 10PM, and the after party begins with dancing, late night bites, and more.

    Night at the Museum ends at midnight.

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.