The airy new plaza outside the Museum’s new wing has been dedicated as the Boettcher Plaza in recognition of the Boettcher Foundation’s decades-long history of supporting the Museum. (July 2014)
The Museum has received a series of grants totaling $3.75
million from the Avenir Foundation in support of the Museum's new
Collections Conservation Center, currently under construction.
Monty Cleworth remembers his childhood visits to the Museum as if they were yesterday. Exploring the dioramas and even hosting one of his birthday parties in Gates Planetarium developed his interest in the natural world and his commitment to being a lifelong learner.
For Ed and Pat Martin, the Museum isn't just a place they go to volunteer; it's a lifestyle.
For Peter and Cathy Dea, science is a lifelong
Paul and Harriet Rosen -- longtime Museum volunteers -- wanted
high school students to have the opportunity to discover their full
potential, so they helped provide seed money for the Teen Science
The McConahey and Talley families have supported the
Museum for years, as donors, advocates, and volunteers on boards
and committees. Now, Ben and Tiffany are carrying on the family