Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Butterfly Ball

The annual Butterfly Ball is an elegant gala in the heart of Lincoln Park that supports the innovative education programs of the Nature Museum, Chicago’s urban gateway to nature and science. 


Holly and Matt Maloney, GrubHub
6th Annual Leadership in Science and Education Award

Chuck Douglas, Sidley Austin
3rd Annual Butterfly Award

Master of Ceremonies
Anne Thompson
Chief Environmental Affairs Correspondent
NBC News  

2019 Co-Chairs (in formation)
Lisa and John Murphy, Murphy Development
Katherine and James Murray, PJT Partners


The Nature Museum’s mission is to create a positive relationship between people and nature through collaborations, education, research and collections, exhibits and public forums that foster urban connections to our region’s nature and science.

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum