Monkey Business: 2017 Gala

Thursday, September 28, 2017
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Monkey Business: 2017 Gala

2017 Gala for the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

Calling all party animals to join fellow Zoo patrons for some Monkey Business, a non-traditional gala to benefit the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in partnership with Friends of the National Zoo.

On Thursday, September 28, Smithsonian Secretary David Skorton will present Harrison Ford, actor and conservationist, and Betty White, actress and animal welfare advocate, with the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal for their commitment to and many years of work on behalf of animals, wildlife and the environment.

To purchase tickets, please call 202-633-3144 or email ZooRSVP@si.edu.