More D.C. Events

Whether you live nearby or you'll be visiting from around the U.S., there's lots happening around Washington, D.C. during Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month in April!

Other Events in Washington, D.C.

 

The National Math Festival takes place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. from 10 a.m. till 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. Attendees may be interested in celebrating math and science through other events in the area. Please check the links associated with each event for the most up-to-date information.

March for Science

Saturday, April 22
www.marchforscience.com
Location: National Mall

The March for Science kicks off at 10 a.m. with a teach-in and rally on the National Mall and end with a march through the streets of Washington, D.C. Co-hosted with the Earth Day Network, the rally will be a call for politicians to implement science based policies, as well as a public celebration of science and the enormous public service it provides in our democracy, our economy, and in all our daily lives.

The rally will feature main stage speakers and several large teach-in tents around the Mall where scientists, educators, and leaders from a wide variety of disciplines will discuss their work, effective science communication strategies, and training in public advocacy.

Earth Day Network: March for Science

Saturday, April 22
www.earthday.org/marchforscience
Location: National Mall

This Earth Day, April 22, Earth Day Network, and the March for Science are co-organizing a rally and teach-in on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The day’s program will include speeches and trainings with scientists and civic organizers, musical performances, and a march through the streets of Washington, D.C. The crowd will gather at 8 a.m., and the teach-in will begin at 10 a.m.

Smithsonian Earth Optimism Summit

Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23
earthoptimism.si.edu
Location: Ronald Reagan Bldg & International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004

The Earth Optimism Summit will be a gathering of thought leaders, practitioners, pioneering scientists and researchers, environmentalists, artists, civic leaders, industry participants, media, philanthropists, and other conservation-minded citizens.

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors Art Exhibit

February 23 – May 14
hirshhorn.si.edu/kusama
Location: The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum, Independence Avenue at 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20560
* Timed passes are required for this extremely popular exhibit. They are released online every Monday at noon for each subsequent week.

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors is a celebration of the legendary Japanese artist’s 65-year career. Visitors will have the unprecedented opportunity to discover six of Kusama’s captivating Infinity Mirror Rooms alongside a selection of her other key works, including a number of paintings from her most recent series My Eternal Soul that have never been shown in the US. From her radical performances in the 1960s, when she staged underground polka dot “Happenings” on the streets of New York, to her latest Infinity Mirror Room, All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins, 2016, the Hirshhorn exhibition will showcase Kusama’s full range of talent for the first time in Washington, D.C.