The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation hosts a variety of fundraising events throughout the year. A sampling of events is below. Proceeds from these events support the Museum in its mission to Inspire Virginians to enrich their lives through science.
The Trustees and the Foundation Board of Directors of the Science Museum of Virginia host an elegant black tie fundraising gala in the Museum’s new landmark exhibit and community event space, the Dewey Gottwald Center. This evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing supports the Museum’s educational pursuits and our mission to enrich the lives of Virginians through science. For tickets or additional information, click here or call 804.864.1548.
The Museum’s Up&Atom Breakfast takes place in May each year and brings together 300 successful women professionals from Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields and advocates to celebrate success and inspire others to enrich their lives through science. Featuring a complimentary continental breakfast and keynote remarks (past speakers include the First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe and former Virginia Secretary of Education, Anne Holton) this event also features a call to action to support the Science Museum of Virginia’s effort to engage youth – especially girls – in informal science education opportunities. Get involved today! Contact Kinsey Peeler, 804.864.1542.
Science on Tap
Hosted by the Emerging Leaders Council, Science on Tap features a host of Virginia’s finest craft beers and ciders and also offers a fascinating look at the science behind brewing. The event takes place beneath the Museum’s historic train sheds and features live music, food trucks, local vendors, hands-on science brewing demos and a host of the finest craft beers and ciders from across the Commonwealth. Get involved today! Call 804.864.1548.
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