Upcoming Events at MoMath
Tuesday afternoons, Mar. 4, 11, 18
Bring your toddlers and preschoolers to MoMath for afternoon fun! PolyPals will offer our littlest potential mathematicians the opportunity to listen to math-themed stories and have fun exploring the concepts behind them. It’s not too late to sign up! Learn more at polypals.momath.org.
Tuesday afternoons, Mar. 4, 11, 18 (High school students)
Thursday afternoons, Feb. 27, Mar. 6, 13, 20 (K-8, separated by level)
MoMath’s new program to engage and challenge NYC’s brightest math students. Featuring programs for all mathematically gifted students currently enrolled in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Expansions workshops are designed and delivered by MoMath’s educational team to challenge and inspire students, and broaden their mathematical horizons. If you are interested in applying to Expansions, please email email@example.com.
Senior citizen days at MoMath!
Every Monday from January 6 through March 31
MoMath is pleased to offer a free guest pass with any senior ticket purchased after 2 pm (proof of age required; for concurrent use only; senior members can bring a guest for half price). To engage your stomach as well as your mind, upgrade by starting at MoMath’s neighbor, premiere eatery SD26. Mention MoMath and receive complimentary dessert and coffee with your standard two-course $28 prix fixe luncheon menu.
2014 MoMathlon: Middle School Math Tournaments
Bronx, Manhattan, Suffolk County, Westchester, and Queens, various dates, March 2014
Every March, the National Museum of Mathematics sponsors middle school math tournaments across NYC, culminating in a thrilling tournament of champions held at MoMath itself. These unique tournaments allow budding mathematicians to experience the same special treatment that student athletes receive from their supporters: challenges, teamwork, refreshments, souvenirs, trophies, and memories that will inspire them in high school, college, and beyond. Registration is currently open for MoMathlon events in the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Suffolk County, and Westchester – please refer to momathlon.momath.org for registration and respective dates. Limited scholarships are available.
Thursday, March 13, 7:30pm
Ever dreamed of being a billionaire? Get ready for 2014 March Madness! Warren Buffett is offering $1 billion for a perfect bracket in this year’s men’s NCAA Division I basketball tournament, and MoMath is here to help. Join Davidson College’s Dr. Tim Chartier at a bracketology workshop designed to get you ready to play. Using computer codes Dr. Chartier and his students have developed, you can hone your mathematical modeling decisions in time for selection Sunday. Only at MoMath can you gain access to these unique codes that have beaten as many as 99.9 percent of competitors in ESPN’s bracket challenge, and learn how to make the mathematical decisions that will personalize your bracket. Are you ready to play for the billion?! Register now at marchmathness.momath.org for special preview pricing of $50; limited seats available at this price.
Family Friday: MoMath’s Pi Day Celebration
Friday, March 14, 6:00 pm
Celebrate Pi Day at MoMath! Join us on March 14 (that’s 3.14) to celebrate Pi Day, featuring KenKen® inventor Tetsuya Miyamoto and Presidential Teaching Award recipient Dave Masunaga. MoMath’s commemoration of this annual event is dedicated to enjoying the beauty of mathematics and fostering creativity in the expression of mathematical ideas. Space is limited, so be sure to register early. For further information and to register, visit piday.momath.org.
Unbounded: An Evening at MoMath
Thursday, March 27, 7:00pm
MoMath is pleased to announce its first adult-only evening! Come enjoy a drink, interact with the more than 30 engaging and intriguing exhibits, and meet other members of New York’s math-chic community. 21+ (ID required). Details and registration at unbounded.momath.org.
Sunday, April 6, 2:00pm
Come play inside the strange and unexpected world of math in art! Internationally known comics artist Marek Bennett will teach children mathematical patterns and tricks to create original mini-comics. No comics experience necessary—if you can draw a circle, two points, and a line segment, you’ve got yourself an original character! All supplies provided. Families welcome but space is limited, so register at mathematicomics.momath.org soon!
Events, Birthday Parties, and More
Looking to host a one-of-a-kind event where your guests can interact with over two dozen engaging exhibits? Enter a world of mathematical intrigue, but don’t worry, amongst all the activity there is plenty of space for gala-worthy dinners, over the top birthday bashes, and mitzvahs. Who knew math could be this much fun? For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.