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Einstein Society Gala
Einstein Society Gala
The Einstein Society Gala, our prestigious Black Tie and most important fundraising event of the year features a cocktail reception, dinner, entertainment and dancing, a silent auction, and an opportunity to honor an individual or entity who has made an outstanding contribution in the nuclear field, military leadership, medical technology, public policy, government, energy sciences, education, or space exploration with the National Award of Nuclear Science & History.
Proceeds from the Gala help support the Museum’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) educational programs for K-12 school students as well as, professional development workshops for science and math teachers.
The Museum will host its 17th Annual Einstein Society Gala on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town. Doors will open to an amazing Silent Auction at 6:00 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m., followed by an award presentation and dancing. That evening the Museum will present the 17th National Award of Nuclear Science & History to Southern Company; one of the largest producers of electricity in the United States and the largest wholesale provider in the Southeast.
Purchase your Einstein Society Gala tickets and table here.
Admiral Kirkland Donald was the 2013 National Award of Nuclear Science and History recipient, which was presented to him at the 16th annual Einstein Society Gala on March 16, 2013. To learn more about Admiral Donald and other past National Award of Nuclear Science and History recipients, see our latest news here.
"Sunday Morning at the Museum" is another unique part of the annual Einstein Society Gala weekend. Those attending the Saturday night gala are also invited to breakfast on Sunday morning, March 30, 2014; 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, where they can meet the award recipient and participate in a special Director's Tour of the Museum.
For further information regarding our 2014 Einstein Society Gala, please contact Charles W. Lowery II, Director of Development, at 505-245-2137, extension 110.
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