Save the Date: Big Bang Gala 2020
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Save the Date!

Thursday, April 23, 2020
6 pm–midnight

Mark your calendars for the biggest party of the year!

Big Bang, named by BizBash as the top Bay Area museum fundraiser, is an exciting celebration, spotlighting scientific discoveries that lead to important global solutions. We'll have delectable food and drink and electrifying entertainment, all in support of the Academy's increasingly urgent mission to explore, explain, and sustain life.

Event Co-Chairs: Ron Zeff and Kendal Friedman

For more information, email events@calacademy.org.

Cocktail attire.

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Evening Program

Aerial neon sculpture illuminates diners at Big Bang Gala
  • 6 pm | Cocktail Reception
  • 7 pm | Inspiring Conversations
  • 8 pm | Seated Dinner
  • After Dinner | Party After Dark
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Tables and Tickets

Honorary Chair ($100,000; table for 10)

  • Premium seating at dinner with a Big Bang speaker and at your preferred Provocative Conversation
  • Invitation to a local expedition with Academy scientists
  • Prominent listing on Big Bang print invitation

Vice Chair ($50,000; table for 10)

  • Preferred seating at dinner with a pioneering scientist and at your preferred Provocative Conversation
  • Invitation to a local expedition with Academy scientists
  • Featured listing on Big Bang print invitation

Host Committee Table ($25,000; table for ten)

  • Reserved seating at dinner and a Provocative Conversation
  • Invitation to a local expedition with Academy scientists
  • Listing on Big Bang print invitation

Individual Ticket ($5,000 each)

  • Preferred seating at dinner with a pioneering scientist and at your preferred Provocative Conversation
  • Listing on Big Bang print invitation

Individual Ticket ($2,500 each)

  • Reserved seating at dinner and a Provocative Conversation
  • Listing on Big Bang print invitation

All levels above include general admission to Party After Dark and valet parking for all gala dinner guests.

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A couple enjoying the VIP area at Party After Dark

VIP Lounge Upgrade at Party After Dark ($2,500 for a table of 10)

  • Reserved table and dedicated bottle service for 10 in the exclusive VIP Lounge at Party After Dark

VIP tickets not included with Big Bang Gala table or ticket purchase.

 

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Reservations will be held at the door. Value of goods and services for IRS purposes is $300 per seat utilized.

In the unlikely event that the Gala does not occur, your generous support will be considered an unrestricted contribution to the California Academy of Sciences. 

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For more information, please contact:
Nicha Leaser, Associate Director, Donor Events
(415) 379-5423

Share your gala moments with your social universe: #CASBigBang