Night at the Museum
November 9, 2019
Supporting the Perot Museum has never been more thrilling. Save the date 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.
RESERVE YOUR PACKAGE
2019 Honorary Chair
Mary McDermott Cook
2019 Event Chairs
Marlene & John Sughrue
Schedule of Events
VIP Pre-Party | 6-7pm
Start the party with a high-energy experience exclusive for our VIPs. Get a sneak peek of the party with a taste of unique food offerings, cocktails, activities, and entertainment.
Main Event | 7-9pm
Every level of the Museum is packed with captivating live entertainment, libations, a progressive dinner, interactive science demonstrations, and exclusive opportunities to get hands-on with state-of-the-art technology.
After Party | 9pm-midnight
Get ready to dance the night away when the lights go down and the music goes up! Keep the celebrations going with late-night treats, a full bar, live music by Georgia Bridgwater Orchestra, and dancing.
Highland Capital Management
Nancy Perot and Rod Jones
William Lane and Kathryn Britain
John and Rusty Jaggers
Michael and Lucy Brittian
Donald and Cathey Humphreys
Betsy and Richard Eiseman
Karen and Alan Katz
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the event sold out? Can I still buy a package?
Packages are available at all levels! For more information, please call 214.756.5808.
When and where is the event?
The event is Saturday, November 9, 2019. The invitation-only Pre-Party (for packages $12,500 and above) is from 6-7pm. The Main Party begins at 7pm and the After Party (included at all levels) is from 9pm-midnight.
I bought a package, but cannot attend/do not plan to use all of my spots. What now?
Thank you for your contribution! You may donate your package back to the Perot Museum to make your gift 100% tax-deductible. Please call 214.756.5808 for more information.
What is the attire?
Event attire is cocktail. Historically, women wear a short dress and most men wear a dark suit.
Where do I park?
Event valet is complimentary and is accessible from Field Street (see below map).
If you prefer to self-park, you may do so in the Museum’s lot underneath Woodall Rodgers. Valet hang tags for you and your guests will be emailed around November, if you’d like to use them, but are not required to park.
Do you have a coat check?
Of course we do – no need to cover that outfit all evening! The coat check is just inside the main entrance. Also, you may check your heels in exchange for a comfortable pair of complimentary flats in the main lobby beginning at 8:30pm.
Will there be food?
Calling all foodies! There is no formal seated dinner, but there is plenty of delectable food from Wolfgang Puck Catering, bars, and casual seating available on each of the Museum’s five levels.
Is the traveling exhibition open during the event?
Absolutely! The exhibit will be open until 9pm and is available to all event guests.
May I bring children?
This event is strictly 21 and up.
I have additional questions. Who can I call?
You may call the Development Office at 214.756.5808.
Do I need tickets for my guests?
No, we want this event to be as hassle free as possible! Your name and the names of your guests will be on a list at check in. Haven’t told us who you’re bringing yet? Email us at NightAtTheMuseum@perotmuseum.org.
What happens at the party?
The better question is: what ISN’T happening? We’ve got a fantastic evening planned where we’ve pulled out all the stops. There is an invitation-only Pre-Party (for packages $12,500 and above) from 6-7pm on the Lower Level. The Main Party is from 7-9pm and takes place throughout the Museum. Guests are welcome to explore the Museum’s exhibit halls, filled with new and exciting interactive experiences that correspond to this year’s theme. Guests are also invited to see the Perot Museum’s temporary exhibition. Additionally, there will be culinary treats and fabulous cocktails and bars on every floor. The After Party is from 9pm-midnight where you can rock the night away in the Main Lobby and includes a live party band, late night snacks, dancing, and more!
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.