Media & Press
View the National Math Festival's email newsletter archive, or find press releases and media coverage below.
2019 Festival Press Releases
National Math Festival Returns to Washington, D.C. May 4, 2019 (Press Release: April 24, 2018)
2017 Festival Media Coverage Highlights
WUSA (CBS): Cheering on young mathematicians
The Washington Informer: National Math Festival Coming to D.C.
2017 Festival Press Releases
Celebrate the Fun, Beauty, and Power of Math at the 2017 National Math Festival in Washington, D.C. on April 22 (Press Release: April 4, 2017)
National Math Festival Returns to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 22 (Media Advisory: February 24, 2017)
“Navajo Math Circles” Documentary to Air on PBS This September (Media Advisory: September 9, 2016)
Second National Math Festival to Return to D.C. April 22, 2017 (Press Release: April 19, 2016)
National Math Festival Media Contact
Communications & Event Coordinator
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
2015 Festival Media Highlights
"The first-ever National Math Festival comes to the National Mall and selected Smithsonian museums tomorrow. There will be more than 70 free and interactive events, including activities that bring math and art together."
-WAMU 88.5 | Art Beat With Lauren Landau (April 17, 2015)
-Washington Parent (April 2015)
"The festival will include more than 40 performances, interactive exhibits, lectures and activities for all ages. Organizers say highlights will include a "Math Midway" of interactive exhibits, a demonstration of the math behind the popular game "Minecraft," a play session of "Gracie & Friends" learning apps for preschoolers and discussions about math-inspired art, careers and programs."
-Associated Press (March 12, 2015)
-New York Times: Wordplay (March 23, 2015)