SEE Celebrates: a night of giving and discovery

This gala event is held in the fall at a unique and inspiring location with opportunities to support SEE’s mission while discovering the impact of SEE in the local STEM infrastructure and economy.

The 2024 Night of Giving and Discovery will be held on Thursday September 19, 2024.  Dean Kamen will open his home to the region’s leaders of high-tech companies, businesses and special invited guests for this 13th annual event to benefit the SEE Science Center.  The 2024 theme will be ‘Everyone Can Learn’ and SEE will highlight efforts to make see accessible to all members of our community.

This exclusive fundraising event is a wonderful opportunity to support SEE’s mission while enjoying the company of renowned inventor, physicist and entrepreneur Dean Kamen. His home is an architectural wonder, fi­lled with inventions, artwork and mechanical curiosities. Guests can network, view Dean’s personal collections and take in the 360 degree view from the cupola.


Cocktails, wine and beer will be served, accompanied by a selection of delicious hors d’oeuvres and a casual dinner. Guests will have the opportunity to bid on silent and live auction items and make a contribution to the SEE Science Center.

Tickets are $250 per person and all sponsor levels include tickets.  This event takes place at a private residence in Bedford from 5pm – 9pm, first time guests must be screened by SEE, this process may take up to two weeks.

For all sponsorship inquiries, please contact Peter Gustafson, Deputy Director, (603)621-0622,

For individual ticket inquiries, please contact Shana Hawrylchak, Executive Director, (603) 621-0706

SEE Science Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-pro­fit organization,

Federal Tax Identifi­cation Number 27-4204522.

How to dress:  In most cases what you wear to work will be appropriate.  Think smart casual: blouses, button-downs, polo shirts, chinos, dress pants, skirts etc. Especially if the weather is warm, we suggest avoiding suit jackets.  Comfortable casual shoes are recommended to climb the many stairs in the home.

2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor $25,000 (Exclusive)
  • 16 tickets to the event, 5 VIP parking passes.
  • Invitation to a private reception hosted by Dean Kamen and his associates at the event.
  • Top tier logo visibility and verbal accolades at event.
  • Ability to speak during event welcome.
  • SEE full museum facilities rental for up to 100 guests.
Tesla Sponsor $10,000
  • 12 tickets to the event, 3 VIP parking passes.
  • High logo visibility and verbal accolades at event.
  • SEE full museum facilities rental for up to 50 guests.
A DEKA engineer gives a demonstration to a small group of people
Einstein Sponsor $5,000
  • 8 Tickets to the event, 2 VIP parking passes.
  • Company logo prominently featured in event materials.
  • SEE meeting room facilities rental for up to 30 guests.
DaVinci Sponsor $3,500
  • 6 tickets to the event.
  • Company logo featured in event materials.
  • SEE meeting room facilities rental for up to 30 guests.
Newton Sponsor $2,500
  • 6 tickets to the event.
  • Company logo included in event materials.
All Sponsorships Also Include:
  • Logo and links on SEE website at giving level.
  • Logo at SEE entry on vertical digital signage at giving level.
  • Logo on event program at giving level.
  • Tagging on Social Media.
  • Corporate Membership to the SEE Science Center.
  • Advance “Buy It Now” opportunities on desirable silent auction items.


The 2023 Evening of Giving & Discovery was held September 28th and was presented by RBC Wealth Management.   The evening’s program highlighted the importance of families, learning together through experience and included n appearance by the Bullock Famlily, SEE members.  Our host, Dean Kamen shared how his family impacted his learning experiences.  Guests enjoyed exploring the venue and had a chance to interact with DEKA engineers and witness physics concepts in action.  The event was a success thanks to our sponsors, supporters, volunteers and staff.

Embracing Learning Together 2023 theme.