An Expedition of Wonder Gala

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 6:00pm
Natural History Museum of Utah I The Rio Tinto Center

Reception on the Gallery Terraces - Silent and Live Auction - Gala Dinner in the Canyon - Dancing on the Sky Terrace

Mark your calendars!  Kick off the summer social season at the Natural History Museum of Utah’s annual gala, An Expedition of Wonder, on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

Hosted by the Friends of the Museum Committee, all proceeds benefit the Natural History Museum of Utah and the exhibitions, scientific research and one-of-a-kind programs that strive to illuminate the natural world and the place of humans within it.

We hope you will join us for a dazzling evening of adventure and discovery!

Our sincere thanks for your interest in supporting the Natural History Museum of Utah's annual gala!  Due to an overwhelming response, An Expedition of Wonder is now sold out.  

However, you may still support the gala and the Museum through our fabulous O.C. Tanner Treasure Opportunity Drawing. Need not be present to win!

Want to participate in our fabulous O.C. Tanner Treasure Opportunity Drawing?

Click here for O.C. Tanner Treasure details.

Questions?  Or for more information about making a donation to the gala or sponsorships, please contact Amy Damico at or 801.585.7119.

2015 Gala Sponsor Benefits

Community Sponsor $2,500

  • One table of eight guests
  • Valet parking privileges for you and your guests
  • Recognition on the event program and onsite signage
  • Post Gala invitation to exclusive Exhibit Openings, Holiday Party and other select events

Brass Sponsor $5,000

  • All benefits of Community Sponsor
  • Invitation to exclusive post-gala wrap party with special NHMU guest and collections tour
  • Recognition by Master of Ceremonies at the Gala
  • Recognition in pre-promotional materials

Bronze Sponsor $10,000

  • All benefits of Brass Sponsor
  • Two tables of eight guests each with VIP seating

Copper Sponsor $25,000

  • All benefits of Bronze Sponsor
  • Three tables of eight guests each with VIP seating