Upcoming Events and Programming at MoMath

All times are in Eastern Time Zone (New York).
For parents and campers: 
Sign up today for Transformations 2024, the MoMath summer camp (weekly sessions from June 24 to August 30)
For educators
Book your next in-person or virtual MoMath field trip today!  Or bring MoMath exhibits to your school with MM2GO (Math Midway to Go), MoMath’s traveling exhibition.  (Title I schools are eligible for free sponsored field trips, MM2GO bookings, and other educational opportunities.)
Enter the giveaway for a free in-school MoMath field trip! momath.org/freefieldtrip
For graduating math majors
Apply for the 2024–2025 Exponent Fellowship
Apply now
Expansions, MoMath’s gifted math program to engage and challenge NYC’s brightest math students (in person) — now with weekend classes!
Integrators: The MoMath High School Volunteer Program
ROOT (Real Operational Outreach Training) Program, the summer internship program at MoMath for undergraduate math (or STEM) majors (application deadline: May 7)
The Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching
The Rosenthal Prize Summer Institute
The 2024 Steven H. Strogatz Prize for Math Communication, a cash prize for teens
The art show in Composite
Eggcellent Symmetry: Discovering the Mathematical Beauty in Eastern European Egg Decoration
Now open in Composite, the gallery at MoMath
Free with Museum admission or membership; no advance registration required.
 
Sun, Mar 24 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)
Mon, Mar 25 6:30 pm QED: a conversation about math and math education, featuring David Auckly; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Tue, Mar 26 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)
Tue, Mar 26 The Beauty of the Complex Plane, a minicourse featuring Ingrid Daubechies*
Wed, Mar 27 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Cryptarithmetic” (online)
Wed, Mar 27 6:30 pm Equilibrium, adult game night at MoMath (in person)
Thu, Mar 28 6:30 pm MoMath celebrates Women’s History Month: Knot So Simple, with Lizzie Buchanan (online)
Thu, Mar 28 The Beauty of the Complex Plane, a minicourse featuring Ingrid Daubechies*
Fri, Mar 29 4:30 pm Folding Fridays, MoMath’s weekly origami series (online)
Sun, Mar 31 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)
Tue, Apr 2 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)
Tue, Apr 2 6:30 pm QED: a conversation about math and math education, featuring Andrew Davidson; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Wed, Apr 3 4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Free! Math Encounters: “Hole in One!  How mathematics can unlock the secrets to performance in golf and other sports” featuring Mark Broadie (in person)
Thu, Apr 4 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Fun on the Square Grid” (online)
Thu, Apr 4 3:00 pm
to 6:00 pm
Free! Free Play — enjoy free general admission to MoMath on Fifth, with extended Museum hours! (in person)
Fri, Apr 5 4:30 pm Folding Fridays, MoMath’s weekly origami series (online)
Sun, Apr 7 10:00 am
to 1:00 pm
Free! Free Play — enjoy free general admission to MoMath on Fifth! (in person)
Sun, Apr 7 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)*
Sun, Apr 7 4:30 pm Tween Primes: a discussion of In the Red by Christopher Swiedler; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Tue, Apr 9 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Sensational Puzzles” (online)
Tue, Apr 9 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)
Thu, Apr 11 6:30 pm Volumes: Plato’s Ghost: The Modernist Transformation of Mathematics, with Jeremy Gray; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Fri, Apr 12 4:30 pm Folding Fridays, MoMath’s weekly origami series (online)
Sun, Apr 14 1:00 pm Extensions, MoMath’s online gifted math program (grades 6-12) (online)
Sun, Apr 14 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)*
Sun, Apr 14 6:30 pm
to 8:00 pm
Unlimited, MoMath’s mix-n-mingle program for middle and high school students (in person)*
Tue, Apr 16 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)*
Wed, Apr 17 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Exhibit Explorations: Math Square” (online)
Wed, Apr 17 4:00 pm Free! Math Gym, a workout for your brain (online)
Wed, Apr 17 6:30 pm Equilibrium, adult game night at MoMath (in person)*
Thu, Apr 18 6:30 pm Starring Math: the Numb3rs Edition; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Fri, Apr 19 4:30 pm Folding Fridays, MoMath’s weekly origami series (online)
Fri, Apr 19 6:30 pm Free! Family Fridays: “Fractal Dragons” featuring Robert Fathauer (in person)
Sat, Apr 20 3:00 pm Krazy Kahoot, MoMath’s family quiz show; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)
Sun, Apr 21 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)*
Tue, Apr 23 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)*
Thu, Apr 25 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Möbius Mischief” (online)
Fri, Apr 26 4:30 pm Folding Fridays, MoMath’s weekly origami series (online)
Sun, Apr 28 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)*
Mon, Apr 29 6:30 pm Ask a Mathematician — Anything! Featuring Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Tue, Apr 30 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Fractal Fascinations” (online)
Tue, Apr 30 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)*
Tue, Apr 30 6:30 pm Meet a Mathematician: Melanie Matchett Wood; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Wed, May 1 4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Free! Math Encounters, featuring Saadeddine Mneimneh (in person)
Fri, May 3 4:30 pm Folding Fridays, MoMath’s weekly origami series (online)
Sun, May 5 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)*
Mon, May 6 What do the Fractal Koch Snowflake and Pixar Movies Have in Common?, a minicourse featuring Ingrid Daubechies*
Tue, May 7 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)*
Wed, May 8 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Grids of Life” (online)
Thu, May 9 6:30 pm Volumes: The Proof Stage: How Theater Reveals the Human Truth of Mathematics, with Stephen Abbott; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Fri, May 10 What do the Fractal Koch Snowflake and Pixar Movies Have in Common?, a minicourse featuring Ingrid Daubechies*
Sun, May 12 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)*
Sun, May 12 4:30 pm Tween Primes: a discussion of “Navigating Early” by Clare Vanderpool; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)*
Mon, May 13 6:30 pm Starring Math: “Oppenheimer” — hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)*
Tue, May 14 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)*
Wed, May 15 6:30 pm Equilibrium, adult game night at MoMath (in person)*
Thu, May 16 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Skipping Towards Infinity” (online)
Thu, May 16 Probability Conundrums, a minicourse featuring Ingrid Daubechiesbig>*
Fri, May 17 Probability Conundrums, a minicourse featuring Ingrid Daubechies*
Sat, May 18 3:00 pm Krazy Kahoot, MoMath’s family quiz show; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)
Sun, May 19 1:00 pm Extensions, MoMath’s online gifted math program (grades 6-12) (online)
Sun, May 19 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)*
Sun, May 19 6:30 pm
to 8:00 pm
Unlimited, MoMath’s mix-n-mingle program for middle and high school students (in person)*
Tue, May 21 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Tangram Teasers” (online)
Tue, May 21 4:00 pm Loving Math — stories, games, and laughter in a hilariously fun children’s series; hosted by Steve Sherman (online)*
Tue, May 21 6:30 pm Meet a Mathematician: Alice Chang, Fan Graham Chung, Winnie Li, and Gloria Wu; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)
Wed, May 22 4:00 pm Free! Math Gym, a workout for your brain (online)
Thu, May 23 The Cryptography Quilt in Mathemalchemy, a minicourse featuring Ingrid Daubechies*
Fri, May 24 The Cryptography Quilt in Mathemalchemy, a minicourse featuring Ingrid Daubechies*
Sun, May 26 3:00 pm Online Topological Crochet (online)*
Tue, May 28 6:30 pm QED: a conversation about math and math education, featuring Kenneth Fan; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)*
Wed, May 29 2:00 pm Senior Sessions: “Topological Tic-Tac-Toe” (online)
Thu, May 30 6:30 pm Ask a Mathematician — Anything! Featuring Ingrid Daubechies (online)*
Fri, May 31 6:30 pm Free! Family Fridays (in person)*
Wed, Jun 5 4:00 pm
7:00 pm
Free! Math Encounters: “Squaring the Circle: with Quilts!” featuring Beth Malmskog (in person)
Sun, Jun 9 4:30 pm Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens; hosted by Ingrid Daubechies (online)*
Sun, Jun 16 1:00 pm Extensions, MoMath’s online gifted math program (grades 6-12) (online)
Wed, Jun 19 4:00 pm Free! Math Gym, a workout for your brain (online)
Sat, Jul 13 10:00 am
to 4:00 pm
NYC Math Festival at Fosun Plaza (in person)
Aug 31 thru Sep 4 MATRIX x Imaginary 2024 joint conference (in person)
*Registration and details coming soon.
Ongoing programming
Derivatives, MoMath’s guided tour program — see the Museum through the eyes of MoMath’s expert staff (in person)
Math on the House — sign up to be notified when free, last-minute seats become available for select events; there’s a deal almost every day!

 

 

Visit the Museum
Purchase admission tickets to visit MoMath at visit.momath.org, or show your support for MoMath by joining as a member at members.momath.org.  Members receive free unlimited admission and free access to an extensive library of event recordings.

Need a gift for the math fan in your life?  Give them a MoMath gift card!
Give the gift of math!  Purchase a gift card by phone at 212-542‑0566 or stop by Additions, the shop at MoMath, to pick up your card today, good for purchases in the shop or admission to the Museum.

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Win a free in-school MoMath field trip!

Looking to take your students on an illuminating mathematical journey without leaving campus?  Let MoMath come to your school… for free!  MoMath is selecting a few lucky schools in the New York City area to win a free on-campus visit.  Each field trip offers hands-on math activities led by MoMath’s specially trained educators and designed around inspiring, mathematical themes not often covered in schools, such as cryptography, geometry, graph theory, probability, and topology!  All schools are eligible to apply; spots are extremely limited.

 

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Stay Connected

MoMath in the News

Math on the House mailing list — sign up to be notified when FREE event tickets become available
MoMath is pleased to offer Math on the House, a mailing list for valued Museum patrons to receive free, last-minute tickets to select events when spots become available.  To subscribe, visit mathonthehouse.momath.org.

Beautiful Math
See what mathematicians think is beautiful about mathematics at beautiful.momath.org.

 

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Apply Now

Expansions gifted math program — apply now for the 2023-2024 (in person)
Reinvent math class with Expansions, MoMath’s afternoon gifted program.  Featuring programs for math-loving students enrolled in first through eighth grades, Expansions workshops are designed and delivered by MoMath’s education team to illuminate the wonders of mathematics, challenge and inspire students, and broaden their mathematical horizons.  With topics ranging from fractals to cellular automata, these afternoon classes provide an opportunity for participants to learn advanced and fascinating topics not included in the standard K–12 curriculum.  Plus, students can benefit from enjoying math together in small groups of talented and focused young scholars.  The application window for the 2023-2024 school year is open!  Spots are limited for new admissions.  Learn more and apply for the program at expansions.momath.org.

Integrators: The MoMath High School Volunteer Program (in person)
MoMath accepts a limited number of high school students for ongoing volunteer roles during summer vacation and/or the academic year.  The Integrators program offers a unique chance to improve interpersonal and communication skills, explore mathematical concepts, and learn valuable job skills.  MoMath Integrators interact with visitors (on the Museum floor or online) and train with professional educators, interpreters, and managers.  Students who participate during summer vacation commit five days per week, while school-year participants commit approximately one day per week, typically a Saturday or Sunday, from September through June.  Learn more at integrators.momath.org.

ROOT (Real Operational Outreach Training) Program (in person)
Accepting applications through May 7
Are you an undergraduate math major (or STEM major) looking to spend a fun summer in New York City while honing your communication and outreach skills and gaining workplace experience?  As a MoMath ROOT participant, you’ll join a dynamic group of other emerging young STEM professionals working to change public perceptions of mathematics at the nation’s premier museum of mathematics. To learn more and apply, visit root.momath.org.

The Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching
Designed to recognize and promote hands-on math teaching in upper elementary and middle school classrooms, the Rosenthal Prize carries a cash award of $25,000 for the single best activity, plus up to five additional monetary awards for other innovative activities.  The winning teacher(s) will have the opportunity to share their activities with educators around the world.  To learn more, visit rosenthalprize.momath.org.

The Rosenthal Prize Summer Institute
Are you an educator who believes that curiosity, inquiry, and experiment are essential parts of learning mathematics?  Are you interested in teaching engaging, hands-on lessons that leave middle grade students excited and interested in learning more mathematics?  Are you committed to deepening your understanding and use of innovations in mathematics, instructional practices, and mathematics outreach?  To learn more, visit rosenthalinstitute.momath.org.

School field trips and other educational opportunities (in person/online)
MoMath offers almost two dozen educator-led sessions for K-12 students, ranging from constructing polygons to creating Möbius strips, available either in person or online.  Bring your students to MoMath for a peek into the exciting world of mathematics, and see why students and teachers of all ages love the Museum.  Or, let MoMath come to you — choose from a range of on-campus options, including MoMath educator-led activities or MoMath traveling exhibits.  Learn more and register at fieldtrips.momath.org

Steven H. Strogatz Prize for Math Communication — awarded to students 15 to 18 years old
Are you a high school student who wants to share your love of math with the world?  Enter this worldwide contest!  Applications are currently being accepted.  Cash prizes will be awarded for compelling math communication projects, and award-winning projects will be posted online.  Application closing February 25.  To learn more, visit strogatzprize.momath.org.

Title I schools are eligible for free programs and field trips (in person/online)
MoMath’s free outreach programs for Title I schools include in-person and online field trips to the Museum, workshops presented by experienced MoMath educators in your classroom, and visits to your school by Math Midway 2 Go (MM2GO), MoMath’s travelling suite of original mathematical exhibits.  Support for these programs is now available, thanks to contributions from individuals and organizations including: Judith Gibbons and Francesco Scattone, Con Edison, The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts, Two Sigma, the Hearst Foundations, the Manhattan Community Awards Program (MCAP), and New York City Council Members Carlina Rivera (Council District 2) and Mercedes Narcisse (Council District 46).  These programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.  To apply for one of these free programs, visit titleone.momath.org.  Interested in sponsoring one of them?  Email donation@momath.org.

 

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Made Specially For YOU

Host your birthday party at MoMath! (in person or online!)
Looking to host a one-of-a-kind birthday party full of fabulous mathematical fun?  Invite your guests to MoMath for unique party activities and games, plus a chance to explore more than 40 engaging exhibits!  From captivating constructions to scintillating scavenger hunts, enjoy exceptional experiences for birthday celebrants of all ages.  Can your hands race as fast as your minds?  With your choice of customized activities, parties can be personalized for all ages of birthday boys and girls — from children through adults, from simple to complicated.  Not in New York?  Check out MoMath’s origami birthday parties, available exclusively online — you and your guests can learn the wondrous art of paper folding from an origami expert!  Birthday honorees of all ages are welcome to celebrate at MoMath.  For pricing and details, please email birthdays@momath.org.

Sign up for a Derivatives tour of MoMath (in person)
Whether you’re part of a group or by yourself, book a Derivatives tour and enjoy a new perspective on MoMath in a small group setting as you stroll through the Museum with an expert tour guide leading the way.  Learn more at derivatives.momath.org.  To request a tour, please email groupsales@momath.org with the subject line “Derivatives Tour.”

Arrange for one-on-one math tutoring (in person/online)
Is your child struggling in math?  Or are they mathematically precocious and ready for more?  We can help!  MoMath is offering limited private tutoring for grades K–12 with certified teachers who have extensive experience successfully teaching students online and in the classroom.  Whether your child needs assistance with homework or exam preparation, or they’re eager to discover the beauty in mathematics beyond the curriculum, MoMath’s instructors are ready to help.  For more information, please email tutoring@momath.org.

Have MoMath come to YOUR SCHOOL!  Book an educator visit, MM2Go traveling exhibition, or on-campus field trip today
Students and educators, let MoMath come to you!  MoMath’s fully vaccinated and engaging math specialists can bring MoMath’s unique blend of enriching math activities and/or hands-on MM2GO exhibits to your campus, anywhere in the US and beyond.  Learn more and book your in-school MoMath workshop today at fieldtrips.momath.org.  (Sponsorships for Title I schools are available; funding is limited.  Apply online at titleone.momath.org.)

Corporate events, galas, weddings, team outings, and more
Looking to host a one-of-a-kind event where your guests can interact with more than 40 engaging exhibits?  Enter a world of mathematical intrigue, but don’t worry — amidst all the activity, there is plenty of space for gala-worthy dinners, over-the-top birthday bashes, laser-cutting parties, and bar/bat mitzvahs.  Did your first date begin at MoMath, the Top Date Spot for Intellectually Curious People in NYC?  We’ll custom-design for you a marriage proposal hidden (in a mathematically cryptic fashion, of course) in the Museum.  And be sure to book the wedding at MoMath!  Who knew math could be this much fun?  Email programservices@momath.org for more information.

 

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Join the Team

Are you passionate about spreading a love of mathematics?  Contact us — we’d love to welcome you to the team!  Send the following to jobs@momath.org: a cover letter, your résumé with GPA, and a statement (at least one paragraph long, but no more than a page, please) describing your views on mathematics or an experience you’ve had related to mathematics.

Positions are available in education, administration, marketing, technology, communications, and more — visit jobs.momath.org for a complete list of MoMath’s exciting job and volunteer opportunities.

 

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Get Involved

Become a MoMath member!
Become a member today and take advantage of exciting and engaging math programs for all ages.  Join now to receive unlimited access to MoMath’s innovative exhibits, plus discounts for select programs and for products in Additions, the shop at MoMath.  Members also receive free registration to select online programs, free access to recordings of MoMath programs, and exclusive invitations to members-only online events.  Become a premium member and receive priority seating at monthly Math Encounters presentations, early notices to register for events, special invitations to exclusive MoMath member events, discounts on birthday parties, and more.  Purchase your tax-deductible membership at members.momath.org.

Volunteer at MoMath
MoMath welcomes volunteers who provide valuable support in a variety of individual ways across the Museum, in both public-facing and internal roles.  Are you a high school or college student who loves math and would like to earn the President’s Volunteer Service Award by assisting during special events or helping Museum visitors enjoy MoMath’s interactive suite of exhibits?  Are you an adult who can occasionally assist with MoMath events, demonstrations, birthday parties, and other activities at the Museum?  Are you a professional — especially if you are an educator, administrator, videographer, or technologist — who would like to donate your expertise and time to MoMath?  MoMath welcomes your support!  Learn more and sign up at volunteers.momath.org.

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