Featured events

Dance of the Diagram

Dance of the Diagram, choreographed by Kyla Barkin and Aaron Selissen, will delight all viewers,…

Event time: 2:45 pm - 3:10 pm

Movie Animation in “Moana” and “Frozen”

Come see clips from some of your favorite computer-animated movies, and peek at how mathematicians make snow flurries and ocean waves on the big screen. Add to Google Calendar · Register for 2019 Festival updates on Eventbrite (For a version of… Learn more →

Dr. Joseph Teran

Event time: 10:15 am - 10:40 am

The Physics of Football

Physics underlies so many different aspects of our physical world. Through actual football video, come see how physics shows up on the football field with former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel! Add to Google Calendar · Register for 2019 Festival updates… Learn more →

John Urschel

Event time: 11:00 am - 11:25 am

The Mathematical Games of Numberphile

Come see excerpts from two of Dr Holly Krieger’s favorite Numberphile videos, and grill her on the mathematics behind the scenes! You’ll learn about an addictive mathematical game of solitaire called the Dollar Game, and how to use math to… Learn more →

Dr. Holly Krieger

Event time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

MathMINDs Games: South of the Sahara

MIND Research Institute took historical facts, ancient gameplay, mathematics, and the world around us to create a highly connected learning experience that adults and children can play through together. The South of the Sahara games are based on gameplay and… Learn more →

MIND Research Institute

Event time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mathical Reading Room & Coloring Corner

Take a break from the action, and curl up with a good book—or do some coloring! All ages are welcome in the Mathical Reading Room & Coloring Book Corner. Comfy furniture, good books, mathematical patterns to color, and washable markers… Learn more →

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)

Event time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Make or Take Spiral

Take the Festival home—or back to your classroom! Get connected to local and national math clubs, online resources, and inspiration of varied shapes and sizes. This is for you: families with kids of all ages, mathematics educators, and crafty hands-on… Learn more →

Art of Problem Solving

Event time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Additions, the Shop at MoMath & Author Signings

Stop by Additions, the shop at MoMath, for all your festival gift needs. We have books, games, toys, and much more! Credit card only for purchases. Come meet some of your favorite authors—and have them sign their books! Schedule of… Learn more →

National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

Event time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Film Room

Come to the movies! Your hosts will be mathematicians from around the country. These short film clip presentations will range from the physics of football, to the math behind movie animation, to a chance to meet winning filmmakers from the… Learn more →

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Event time: 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Mathical Reading with Dr. Richard Schwartz: “Really Big Numbers”

Really Big Numbers: Hard enough for teens without a doubt, but crafty third-to-fifth graders should sneak in and really enjoy this talk, too! Dr. Richard Schwartz’s title is a colorful multi-age book that gives an intuitive feel for numbers. The… Learn more →

Dr. Richard Schwartz

Event time: 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Mathical Reading with Steve Light: “Have You Seen My Dragon?”

Join picture book creator Steve Light as he reads Have You Seen My Dragon? The story follows a boy through a cityscape rendered in intricate black and white pen-and-ink drawings. Pops of bright color provide a counting game for little… Learn more →

Steve Light