Upcoming Events at MoMath

Dear MoMath friends,

MoMath is pleased to announce a number of exciting upcoming events:

Summer Camp at MoMath!
Calling all rising 4th through 8th graders—sign up now for MoMath’s exciting new summer camp program. One week sessions will be available beginning July 8th. For more information, visit summercamp.momath.org.

Crackers, Oranges, and Pringles (this week)
Friday, April 26, 7:00 pm
Enjoy a hands-on exploration of surfaces with different curvature with Cornell professor Dr. Daina Taimina.  Adults and children ages 7 and up are welcome.  For further information and to register, visit familyfriday.momath.org.

Math Encounters:  Chance, Choice, and Children
Wednesday, May 1, 4:00 pm (or you may join the waiting list for 7 pm)
Join MoMath on May 1 as Daniel Goroff examines what probability, decision theory, and behavioral economics can teach us about math education and life. For further information and to register, visit mathencounters.org

Movie Night: Top Secret Rosies
Saturday, May 11, 6:00 pm
In 1942, when computers were human and women's abilities were underestimated, a group of female mathematicians helped win a war and usher in the modern computer age. Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII, shares the little-known story of a group of female mathematicians who did secret research for the US Army during WWII, a handful of whom went on to serve as the programmers of ENIAC, the first electronic computer.  Join MoMath for a special screening of this movie, followed by a conversation with Producer/Director LeAnn Erickson.  Due to the mature subject matter of the film, this program is not recommended for children below the age of 13. For further information and to register, visit rosies.momath.org.

MoMath Storytime
Wednesday, May 15, 4:00 pm
Toddlers and preschoolers, come play with MoMath’s Tessellation Station exhibit, then learn about shapes and tilings in MoMath’s first-ever storytime session. For further information and to register, visit storytime.momath.org.

Piano Puzzler Proofs
Friday, May 24, 7:00 pm
Find the value of partially derivative musical puzzles with Public Radio's prime puzzler, Bruce Adolphe.  If x is Beethoven, and y is the Beatles, what's more fun? For further information and to register, visit pianopuzzler.momath.org.

Filling the Grid:  Scrabble Strategies and Stories from the Pro
Friday, June 28, 7:00 pm
Join MoMath for an evening of Scrabble with three-time national champion Joe Edley. Joe will provide a host of tips and tricks to improve your game, as well as share some of the funny (11 points), ironic (8 points), incredible (15 points), and amazing (38 points, double word score) stories from his life as a Scrabble champ. Don’t forget to bring your Scrabble board! For further information and to register, visit scrabble.momath.org.

MOVES conference
August 4-6, NYC
Calling all mathematicians: join the National Museum of Mathematics for its first-ever academic conference on recreational mathematics.  Explore America's only museum of math in a night open exclusively to conference attendees, then participate in two days of sessions on the mathematics of games and puzzles. Bring your family along; we'll have a special family track to entertain. For more information and to register, visit moves.momath.org.

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, contct events@momath.org.

Watch MoMath on CBS News!
Math may not be as easy as pi, but it's not square, either, as Mo Rocca discovers at NYC's Museum of Mathematics
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-3445_162-57572198/a-new-museum-devoted-to-math/

We hope to see you at MoMath!


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