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Promising an evening of show-stopping surprises, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s annual fundraising gala, Night at the Museum, returns Saturday, November 11, 2023. An extravagant night of exploration and engaging experiences, exquisite food, and enticing cocktails, the evening will help further launch the Museum into its second decade of education and inspiration. Longtime Perot Museum supporters Catalina Gonzalez and Santiago Jorba & Elizabeth and Kevin Phillips will serve as Night at the Museum event chairs.

All proceeds from the event enable the Museum to expand its reach by providing scholarships and financial assistance to schools and families, making the Museum more welcoming and inclusive.

Join us at this year’s Night at the Museum!

Limited space is available.

VIP reception — 6:30pm
Main event — 7:30-11:30pm


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Night at the Museum guests on the dance flooe

A Look Back at Night at the Museum 2022

Enjoy this video recap of last year’s 10th-Anniversary Night at the Museum:




Creator ($100,000+)

American Airlines
Balfour Beatty
Lyda Hill
Margot Perot
Wolfgang Puck Catering

Designer ($50,000 – $99,999)

Nancy and Randy Best
Mary Spadine and Scott Greene
Nancy Perot, Rod Jones, and Family
Suzanne and Patrick McGee
Sewell Automotive Companies

Explorer ($25,000 – $49,999)

Beam Suntory
Bellevue Foundation
Lindsay and George Billingsley
Anne Davidson
Élan Artists
Goldman Sachs
The Hoglund Foundation
Katherine and Bob Penn
Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr.
Elizabeth and Kevin Phillips
Katherine and Michael Phillips
Carolyn and Karl Rathjen
The Rees-Jones Foundation
Katherine and Eric Reeves
Texas Instruments, Inc.

Innovator ($15,000 – $24,999)

Cecilia and Garrett Boone
Cholla Petroleum Inc.
Emily and David Corrigan
Laura Melo and Carlos Cruz
Hunt Realty Investments
Jackson Durham
Catalina Gonzalez and Santiago Jorba
Karen and Alan Katz
The Eugene McDermott Foundation
Cecilia and John Morgan / Katie Morgan and
Aaron Michelsohn

Paper City
PepsiCo Foundation
Aimee Williams-Ramey and Royce Ramey
Nicole and Justin Small
Marlene and John Sughrue
Sharon and Kip Tindell
Fallon and Robert Vaughn
Versant Capital Management
Jean and Tom Walter

Programmer ($7,500 – $14,499)

Bain & Company
Yasmin and Vik Bhatia
Diane and Hal Brierley
California Resources Corporation
R. Byron Carlock, Jr.
Community Beer
Diodes Foundation
Eiseman Jewels, Northpark Center
Robyn and Andrew Gould
Mary and David Henderson
Hirsch Family Foundation
The Hockaday School
Mason King / Luther King Capital Management
Knox Built Construction
Cassie and Mac McFarland
Susan and Bill Montgomery
The Okada Family Foundation
Nancy Cain Marcus Robertson and Sanford R. Robertson
The Rosewood Corporation
Vedder Price
The Alinda Hill Wikert Foundation

Thinker ($3,500 – $7,499)

Peggy and Richard Allison
Bank of Texas
Leslie Bellas and David Weiler
Audrey and Joel Bines
Linda and Steven Blasnik
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Melissa and John C. Brannan
Children’s Health
Meghan Irwin Cohn and Zac Cohn
Trammell S. Crow
Sherri and Alan Darver
Patricia Dedman Family Foundation
Margie and John Haley
Hillwood Urban
Helen H. Hobbs
Jackson Walker L.L.P.
Rusty and John Jaggers
Maria Cristina and Jaime Jaramillo
Kerrigan Mahoney Group – RBC Wealth Management
Melinda Kincaid
Talene and Hagop Kozanian
Lisa and Peter Kraus


The Lamplighter School
Michael Lee, M.D.
Allyson and Hays Lindsley
Melissa Sherrill Martin and Ross Martin
Sharon and Tom Meurer
Frank Mihalopoulos
Modern Luxury
Lark and JC Montgomery
Origin Bank
Pegasus Bank
Radiology Associates of North Texas
Penny Reid and Tom Nolan
Lindsey and Barrett Robin
Liz and Christian Ryan
Kristen and Tony Scavuzzo
Meghna and Rajat Sharma
Kate and Steve Sigfusson
Linda Silver
Camille and Earl Simpkins
Southwestern Medical Foundation/UT Southwestern
Medical Center

St. Mark’s School of Texas
Katherine and Drew Stenesen
Texas Capital
Valdivia Ventures
VLK Architects, Inc.
Libby and Jeff Walter
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Abigail and Todd Williams
Susan Yarad

Additional Night at the Museum Supporters

Meredith and Woody Abbott
Colby and Phil Baer
JD Young and Abigail Barton
Jeanne Whitman Bobbitt and Rhodes Bobbitt
Mickie Bragalone
Katy and Parker Brooks
Whitney Cameron
Pahola Cantu and Alejandro Canavati
Ashley and Greg Chellgren
Haley Clark
Kristen Cobb
Stephanie Cook
Kathy and Harlan Crow
Wing Cheung Delatorre
Maria Aceves and Dominic Farinholt
Maria Quiroz and Andres Flores
Hersh Foundation
Amanda and Nick Huerta
Suran Yoo and BJ Lee
Caroline Harrison Loehr
Christy Coltrin and Brad Oldham
Ivan Perezrossello
Sarah and Derek Ring
Schultz Custom Homes
Sara See
Sachin Shroff
Michelle Simpkins
Ashley and John Venetos
Garry Weber
Linda and Ken Wimberly



Thank you for supporting the Perot Museum’s mission! Together, we can be the spark that ignites a lifelong love of science and inspires a talented and diverse STEM workforce. For more information about sponsorships and other ways to support Night at the Museum, please contact:

Melissa Reddick

Vice President of Development and Membership
O 214.756.5718

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