2019 Festival: Impromptu Magic & Math (3:15pm showing) | National Math Festival
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2019 Festival: Impromptu Magic & Math (3:15pm showing)

Saturday May 4, 2019 from 3:15pm - 4:00pm ET

Learn Stunts to Dazzle your Friends and Family!

Magician Mark Mitton will teach you magic tricks, puzzles, and mathematical curiosities from the writings of the legendary Martin Gardner. Join us as we share secrets to feats you can perform with everyday objects, anywhere and anytime! Playing with surprise is a great way to prepare for and consider the wonders of math. This is a dynamic workshop with lots of fun for the whole family.

This presentation repeats the session taking place from 10:15-11:00am.

ASL interpretation will be provided at this event from 3:15pm – 4:00pm.

Room 207a, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Mark Mitton

Mark Mitton is a professional magician who is fascinated by using magic to better understand how we see the world. In addition to performing at private and corporate events all over the world, and creating magic for film, television, the Broadway stage, and Cirque du Soleil, Mitton tirelessly explores the theme of ‘Misdirection’ from an interdisciplinary standpoint. He... Learn more