2021 Festival

The National Math Festival returns to Washington, DC on Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18, 2021!

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We look forward to seeing you at the 2021 National Math Festival. For updates about the 2021 Festival program and activities, subscribe to our newsletter or visit this page over the coming months.

The National Math Festival brings together some of the most fascinating mathematicians of our time to inspire and challenge participants of all ages to see math in new and exciting ways. The 2019 Festival featured lectures, hands-on demos, art, films, performances, puzzles, games, children’s book readings, and more for all ages.

Looking Back at the 2019 Festival

Learn what drew 20,000 math lovers of all ages to Washington, D.C. and science museums around the U.S. on May 4, 2019!

→ View Photo Galleries from the 2019 Festival

→ View the 2019 Festival Schedule of Events

→ Download the 2019 Festival program booklet (PDF)

→ Download the 2019 Festival “Dance of the Diagram” program (PDF)

→ Explore museums around the U.S. that hosted Geometric Bubble Blowing events in conjunction with the 2019 Festival

Download free “Make or Take” math activities and resources from participating math organizations

→ View all 2019 Festival individual and organizational presenter profiles

Video: Highlights from the 2019 National Math Festival