2019 Festival Math-Art Exhibit and Platonic Paper Folding | National Math Festival
Kids participating in paper folding

2019 Festival Math-Art Exhibit and Platonic Paper Folding

Saturday May 4, 2019 from 10:00am - 4:00pm ET

Fold and assemble a Platonic solid–your choice of a dodecahedron (12 sides) or icosahedron (20 sides). Whether you choose to wear it, decorate with it, or give it to a friend is up to you! Then meander through the Math-Art Exhibit. Who knew math could be so inspirational, or patterns so beautiful? Come be surprised by the way artists use math, and mathematicians use art, to make a statement about the universe.

Hall D, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Bridges Organization

The Bridges Organization inspires creativity at the intersection between mathematics and the visual and performing arts. Launched in 1998 as an international conference entitled, “Bridges: Mathematical Connections in Art, Music, and Science,” and hosted annually since that year, the Bridges conference is the largest interdisciplinary conference in mathematics and the arts in... Learn more