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The Science of Giving

The mission of the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) is to inspire curious minds of all ages to discover, explore and appreciate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in a creative, dynamic learning environment.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, MiSci relies on the generous support of donors, sponsors, community partners and members.
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Save the Date: Illuminate 2023!

Please Save the Date for our Annual Illuminate Event at the Michigan Science Center! This spectacular evening is dedicated to celebrating our donors and sponsors, Mi-Sci members, community partners, and most importantly, YOU, for your unwavering support and commitment to our mission.

Prepare for a truly unique celebration where you will be treated to an array of delectable food, refreshing drinks, and engaging entertainment. As you explore our interactive exhibits and connect with fellow supporters, you will be immersed in the impact of your contributions that help Mi-Sci illuminate our community!

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, November 3, 2023
  • Time: 6 – 10 p.m.
  • Location: Michigan Science Center

Stay tuned for complimentary registration details coming late this summer. We can’t wait to share this memorable evening with you and express our gratitude for your role in lighting up the Michigan Science Center.

There are many opportunities for companies and individuals to sponsor illuminate! Your sponsorship will help ensure that the next generation of curious minds have increased opportunities to discover, explore, and appreciate STEM! To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, please click here Illuminate 2023 Sponsor Packet or contact Katora Cole, Chief Development Officer, at

See you at Illuminate 2023!

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As we progress forward, together as a community, MiSci reminds everyone to continue practicing everyday preventive actions to help avoid illness. Learn more about what MiSci is doing to guests and employees safe.

In an effort to bring something new and immersive to you every day during this time, we have switched to a virtual presence as we work to safely open up the building for you, our MiSci family. Check out our ECHO Live program weekdays at 2:30 p.m. on our Facebook Page.