MoMath at a Glance
Recent Groundbreaking Discoveries in Mathematics: the Hat and the Spectre
Learn about the exciting recent discoveries of the Hat (also known as the “einstein tile”) and its close relative, the Spectre. Visit momath.org/the-hat to learn more.
Upcoming Events at MoMath
|MoMath at a Glance|
|All times are in Eastern Time Zone (New York).|
|For parents and campers:|
|Sign up today for Transformations 2023, the MoMath summer camp (weekly sessions from June 26 to September 1)|
|Book a K–12 field trip, available online, on your campus, or at the Museum!|
|Book MM2GO (Math Midway to Go), MoMath’s traveling exhibition, and bring MoMath exhibits to your school.|
|Does your school receive Title I funding? Visit titleone.momath.org to apply for sponsored (free) field trips, MM2GO bookings, and other educational opportunities, available to Title I schools.|
|New art show!|
|Pi and Other Delights: the Mathematical Art of David Reimann
Now open in Composite, the gallery at MoMath (free with general admission or membership)
|Fri, Jul 7||4:15 pm||Math Discovery: “Möbius Madness” (Grades 3–6) (in person)|
|Fri, Jul 7||4:30 pm||Folding Fridays, MoMath’s origami series (online)|
|Fri, Jul 7||6:30 pm||Free Family Fridays: “Mime-matics!” with Tim and Tanya Chartier (in person)|
|Sun, Jul 9||1:00 pm||Tween Primes: One Equals Zero and Other Mathematical Surprises (online)|
|Sun, Jul 9||3:00 pm||Math and Juggling featuring Tanya and Tim Chartier (in person)|
|Mon, Jul 10||4:00 pm||Ask a Mathematician — Anything! featuring Tim Chartier (online)|
|Mon, Jul 10||6:30 pm||The Buck Starts Here: “From Gambling to Annuities” with Donald Richards; hosted by Alex Kontorovich and Andy Davidson (online)|
|Tue, Jul 11||2:00 pm||Senior Sessions: “Grids of Life” (online)|
|Tue, Jul 11||6:30 pm||Linear Art featuring Tim Chartier (online)|
|Wed, Jul 12||4:00 pm
|Free Math Encounters: “Catch! Exploring the art of juggling with math” featuring Greg Warrington (in person)|
|Thu, Jul 13||4:00 pm||Meet a Mathematician: Dr. Arthur Benjamin (online)|
|Thu, Jul 13||4:00 pm||MathPlay, MoMath’s program for preschoolers (in person)|
|Thu, Jul 13||6:00 pm||Sums ‘n Stories, MoMath’s summer reading club for grades 1–6, with Tanya Chartier (in person)|
|Thu, Jul 13||7:00 pm||Meet the Artist: David Reimann (featured in Composite, the gallery at MoMath) (in person)|
|Fri, Jul 14||4:30 pm||Folding Fridays, MoMath’s origami series (online)|
|Sat, Jul 15||10:00 am
to 4:00 pm
|Free New York City Math Festival 2023 at Fosun Plaza, 28 Liberty St. (in person)|
|Sun, Jul 16||3:00 pm||Stretchy Math and Rope Magic with Tim and Tanya Chartier (in person)|
|Mon, Jul 17||7:00 pm||Exploring Continued Fractions Computationally with Tim Chartier and Wesley Hamilton of MathWorks (online)|
|Tue, Jul 18||7:00 pm||Starring Math: “The Numbers Game: How Data is Changing Football (Soccer)” with Lisandro Isei of the Charlotte FC MLS team (online)|
|Wed, Jul 19||2:00 pm||Senior Sessions: “Skipping Towards Infinity” (online)|
|Wed, Jul 19||4:00 pm||Free Math Gym, a workout for your brain (online)|
|Thu, Jul 20||3:00 pm
to 6:00 pm
|Free Play (free admission to MoMath!) (in person)|
|Thu, Jul 20||4:00 pm||MathPlay, MoMath’s program for preschoolers (in person)|
|Fri, Jul 21||4:30 pm||Folding Fridays, MoMath’s origami series (online)|
|Sun, Jul 23||10:00 am
to 1:00 pm
|Free Play (free admission to MoMath!) (in person)|
|Sun, Jul 23||3:00 pm||Anyone Can Mime with Tim and Tanya Chartier (in person)|
|Sun, Jul 23||3:30 pm||Extensions online program for gifted math students in grades 6–12 (online)|
|Sun, Jul 23||6:00 pm||Coding for Kids featuring Alex Kontorovich (online)|
|Tue, Jul 25||6:30 pm||Using Game Theory to Save the Next Generation from ChatGPT featuring Po-Shen Loh (in person)|
|Thu, Jul 27||2:00 pm||Senior Sessions: “Tangram Teasers” (online)|
|Fri, Jul 28||4:30 pm||Folding Fridays, MoMath’s origami series (online)|
|Sat, Jul 29||3:00 pm||Krazy Kahoot, MoMath’s family quiz show! (online)|
|Sun, Jul 30||3:00 pm||Living Room Entertaining Math with Tim and Tanya Chartier (in person)|
|Mon, Jul 31||7:00 pm||QED: Pitfalls for Parents with guest Sharon Jones; hosted by Tim Chartier (online)*|
|Tue, Aug 1||6:30 pm||Volumes, the MoMath book club: The Mind Benders Card Deck with guest Scott Kim (online)*|
|Fri, Aug 4||4:00 pm||Math Hangouts with Ayliean MacDonald (in person)
Free with Museum admission
|Fri, Aug 4||4:30 pm||Folding Fridays, MoMath’s origami series (online)|
|Fri, Aug 4||6:30 pm||Free Family Fridays: “Magic Squares” with Shaula Fiorelli (in person)*|
|Sat, Aug 5||11:00 am||Math Hangouts with Ayliean MacDonald (in person)
Free with Museum admission
|Sat, Aug 5||1:00 pm||Art with Ayliean: “A Stitch in Time” (in person)*|
|Sun, Aug 6||11:00 am||Art with Ayliean: “Toothpick Fractals” (in person)*|
|Sun, Aug 6||1:00 pm||Math Hangouts with Ayliean MacDonald (in person)
Free with Museum admission
|Sun, Aug 6||4:00 pm||Tween Primes: Secrets of Mental Math with guest and author Arthur Benjamin (online)*|
|Aug 6-8||MOVES 2023 Conference|
|Tue, Aug 8||7:00 pm||How Maths Saved My Life with Ayliean MacDonald (in person)
Free for MOVES registrants
|Wed, Aug 9||4:00 pm
|Free Math Encounters: “Unsolved Mystery: Understanding and playing with an open problem in mathematics” featuring Elise Raphael (in person)|
|Thu, Aug 10||7:00 pm||Starring Math: “Lily Topples the World” with guest Lily Hevesh and director Jeremy Workman (online)*|
|Fri, Aug 11||4:30 pm||Folding Fridays, MoMath’s origami series (online)|
|Sun, Aug 13||4:00 pm||Topological Crochet (in person)|
|Mon, Aug 14||7:00 pm||QED: Pitfalls for Parents with guest Grant Sanderson; hosted by Tim Chartier (online)*|
|Tue, Aug 15||1:00 pm||Math Education of Sesame Street with guest Antonio Freitas (online)*|
|Tue, Aug 15||4:00 pm||Meet a Mathematician: Jennifer Quinn (online)*|
|Wed, Aug 16||6:30 pm||The Buck Starts Here: “Stocks and Stochastics” with Bob Fernholz; hosted by Alex Kontorovich and Andy Davidson (online)|
|Thu, Aug 17||6:00 pm||Sums ‘n Stories, MoMath’s summer reading club for grades 1–6, with Tanya Chartier (in person)|
|Fri, Aug 18||4:30 pm||Folding Fridays, MoMath’s origami series (online)|
|Sun, Aug 20||3:30 pm||Extensions online program for gifted math students in grades 6–12 (online)|
|Sun, Aug 20||4:00 pm||Topological Crochet (in person)|
|Wed, Aug 23||4:00 pm||Free Math Gym, a workout for your brain (online)|
|Sun, Aug 27||4:00 pm||Topological Crochet (in person)|
|Wed, Sep 27||4:00 pm||Free Math Gym, a workout for your brain (online)|
|*Registration and details coming soon.|
|New temporary exhibition in Composite, the gallery at MoMath!
Pi and Other Delights: the Mathematical Art of David Reimann
|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!|
|Book your next group outing or field trip to MoMath today
Admission tickets to visit MoMath in person are on sale at visit.momath.org. Members receive free unlimited admission and free access to many recorded events. (Not a member? Join today!) Please note that MoMath is watching the health situation carefully and may limit access as needed. Visit momath.org for the most up-to-date information.
Birthday parties (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 town? 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! For more information, please email email@example.com.
Pi and Other Delights: the Mathematical Art of David Reimann in Composite, the gallery at MoMath (in person)
MoMath is thrilled to present a new art show in Composite, the gallery at MoMath! In the solo exhibition Pi and Other Delights, mathematician and artist David Reimann invites the viewer to ponder the concept of number. Reimann’s artwork Pi celebrates the famous mathematical constant by connecting pi, the circle, and its non-terminating decimal expansion. The pieces in the ensemble One to One Hundred, as well as several others in the exhibition, are part of an ongoing series of artworks expressing numbers as a geometric arrangement of identical simple visual elements. Additional artworks pay homage to interesting mathematical concepts and inspirational people. Learn more at composite.momath.org.
MoMath comes to YOU! Visit MoMath without leaving your school campus (in person)
Students and educators, are you ready for a field trip but not able to leave campus just yet? Let MoMath come to you! MoMath’s fully vaccinated, classroom-experienced educators can bring MoMath’s unique blend of enriching math activities and/or hands-on MM2GO exhibits to your campus. Learn more and book your in-school MoMath workshop today at fieldtrips.momath.org. Free visits for Title I schools available — see above or visit titleone.momath.org!
MathPlay, MoMath’s program for preschoolers (in person)
Led by an experienced MoMath educator, MathPlay offers children the opportunity to play well-developed games that help broaden math skills, improve problem-solving techniques, fine-tune motor coordination, and enhance communication and social skills. Give your child every chance of success — recent studies have shown that early development of math skills can be a strong predictor of future school achievement. Learn more and register at mathplay.momath.org.
Derivatives, MoMath’s tour program (in person)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Derivatives Tour.”
Math tutoring (in person/online)
Is your child struggling in math? 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, MoMath’s instructors are ready to help. For more information, please email email@example.com.
Events, birthday parties, 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. Who knew math could be this much fun? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Free and Discounted
Math on the House mailing list — sign up to be notified when FREE 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.
See what mathematicians think is beautiful about mathematics at beautiful.momath.org.
Show Your Support for MoMath
Integrators: The MoMath High School Volunteer Program (in person)The application window for the 2023-2023 school year will open
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.
MoMath welcomes volunteers who provide valuable support in a variety of individual ways across the Museum, in both public-facing and internal roles.
- Do you love math and would you like to help others enjoy MoMath’s interactive suite of exhibits — and are you willing to devote two four-hour shifts each month? Apply to become a volunteer Integrator in the Museum!
- Can you occasionally assist with MoMath events, demonstrations, birthday parties, and other activities at the Museum?
- Are you a professional who would like to donate your expertise and time to MoMath? MoMath welcomes your support, especially if you are an educator, administrator, videographer, or technologist.
To apply, please send an email to email@example.com with a subject line that includes “Volunteer” and your name. Include a cover letter, current résumé, and a newly written statement that, in approximately 150 to 500 words, describes an experience that shaped your love of mathematics.
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Become a member today and take advantage of exciting and engaging math programs for all ages. Visit members.momath.org to become a member and 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 early notices, special invitations to exclusive MoMath member events, discounts on birthday parties, and more. Join now and take advantage of MoMath’s low rates. To learn more about long-term memberships, call 212-542-0566.