2023 Museum Gala

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Attendees at the American Museum of Natural History's annual gala. Guests are dining at tables under the iconic blue whale model. © AMNH

The Gala invites us all to celebrate and support the Museum’s continuing efforts to expand the boundaries of human knowledge and foster science literacy in learners of all ages. On this special evening we welcome guests to enjoy the Museum’s legendary halls in all their splendor—with good friends, an exquisite dinner, and highly anticipated musical entertainment.

Proceeds from the evening help support the Museum’s educational and scientific programming.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

7 pm Cocktails

7:45 pm Dinner, Auction, and Special Musical Performance by 
Mumford & Sons

Hosted by 
Seth Meyers

Gala Auction
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Tickets and tables to the Gala are sold out.

Leadership Table of 12: $100,000
Includes 20 passes to view the 2023 Thanksgiving Day Parade from the Museum’s front steps

Benefactor Table of 10: $75,000
Includes 10 passes to view the 2023 Thanksgiving Day Parade from the Museum’s front steps

Patron Table of 10: $50,000

Sponsor Table of 10: $20,000*

Individual Tickets
Leadership: $10,000
Benefactor: $7,500
Patron: $5,000
Sponsor: $2,000*
Junior Council: $750*
Available for active Members of the Museum’s Junior Council program

*Balcony seating

Please note: This event will be held in accordance with the Museum’s health and safety guidelines in effect at the time of the event. 

All contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. The non-deductible portion of each table of 12 is $2,400, of each table of 10 is $2,000, and of each individual ticket is $200; those values will be reflected on all tax acknowledgments issued for Museum Gala tickets.

If you wish to purchase tickets through a gift vehicle that does not allow for the receipt of non-deductible benefits, please contact your tax adviser or your donor-advised fund’s (DAF) supporting organization for more information, including the possibility of waiving return benefits or using an alternate funding source.

All sales are final. Tickets will not be mailed in advance.

If you have any questions, please call 212-496-3495 or email [email protected]