Discovery Gala 2019: Play It Forward

Saturday, October 5, 2019, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Wear your jeans, bring your curiosity!

Every child deserves opportunities to be creative, invent, discover, learn, and play—and Discovery Museum is committed to making them a reality for all kids. Each year, we serve a quarter of our audience for free or at low cost through programs tailored to the unique needs of children with disabilities and limited financial means. That’s 50,000 people in 2018 who, thanks to the generous support of our donors, experienced our hands-on, playful approach to learning without the barrier of cost.

With your help this year, we will continue to serve more children and families for free than ever. Let’s Play it Forward and make sure that every kid has access to the critical, early experiences in science, nature, and play that make a real difference!

Guests at Discovery Gala: Play it Forward will put their ingenuity, curiosity, and creativity to the test with our interactive exhibits and showcase of Discovery Museum pop-up programs like TinyTropolis, Take-Aparts, and the 300-pound Block of Ice—all while enjoying an open bar and gourmet menu that honors the diversity of our community and the playful tastes of childhood.

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Buy Tickets / Become a Sponsor! 

Thank you to all Discovery Gala 2019 Sponsors

For questions regarding corporate sponsorship or table hosts, contact Marie Beam, Chief Development Officer, at or (978) 264-4200 ext. 124. 


Check out photos from Discovery Gala 2018 here!

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