Probability and Intuition:
an exclusive, puzzle-focused dinner event

featuring Peter Winkler

Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 pm

(in person)

Photo by Eli Burakian

As seen in The New Yorker, the exclusive Probability and Intuition dinners, hosted by puzzle master Peter Winkler, serve up intriguing puzzles paired with excellent food and fine wine.

Peter Winkler was MoMath’s 2019-2020 Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics and is the William Morrill Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Dartmouth College.  Professor Winkler specializes in combinatorics, probability, and the theory of computing.  He was the director of Fundamental Mathematics Research at Bell Labs and has written 160 research papers; he also holds a dozen patents in marine navigation, cryptography, holography, gaming, optical networking, and distributed computing.

The event registration fee is $625 and includes a dinner accompanied by wine.  The fee for this event helps support the programs and operations of the National Museum of Mathematics.  Additional donations are welcome at

This event will be held in person at a restaurant in Manhattan.