Gala

California Science Center Discovery Ball

Discovery Ball 2019 Save the date

Our distinguished Discovery Ball Honorary Chair, Wallis Annenberg and Co-Chairs Dan Beckerman of AEG and John DeSimone of Herbalife Nutrition invite you to join us for the California Science Center’s 21th Annual Discovery Ball on Friday, March 15, 2019 featuring the world premiere of Dogs! A Science Tail, a traveling exhibition developed by the California Science Center with support from the Annenberg Foundation.

The Discovery Ball is California Science Center Foundation’s signature annual fundraiser. The black-tie gala has been described as “a virtual who’s who of the Los Angeles business community” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, is a Special Events Magazine Gala Awards finalist for Best Fundraising Event and consistently rates in the top 5 in the benefits category of the best 100 events in Southern California by BizBash. The high-profile benefit attracts an average of 800 guests comprising community and business leaders and elected officials at local, state and federal levels.

The mission of the California Science Center is to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences. Proceeds from the Discovery Ball help sustain the model education programs and hands-on exhibits that make the Science Center a world-class educational resource and family destination, with free general admission that allows us to serve a diverse audience of 35 million guests and counting.

Sponsorships including tables seating 10 range from $15,000 to $100,000 and individual tickets are available in packages of two for $3,000. Download the Sponsorship Reservation form to see the sponsorship levels and benefits.

You can also support this year’s Discovery Ball by purchasing a raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2019 Lexus NX 300h Hybrid. Only 500 tickets will be solddon’t miss these fantastic odds to win! Download the Lexus Raffle entry form.*

Known as one of the premier philanthropic occasions in Los Angeles for debuting blockbuster exhibitions, this year’s high-profile black-tie gala featuring the opening of Dogs! A Science Tail is not to be missed! Explore through hands-on exhibits how the ability to understand and communicate with each other lies at the heart of the unique bond between humans and dogs, and what makes this one of the most successful interspecies partnerships of all time. For more information about the Dogs! A Science Tail exhibition, see the webpage here.

*By entering, participants agree to be bound by complete Lexus Raffle entry rules.