Volumes, the MoMath book club

Love mathematics and books?  Looking for a stimulating and fun discussion?  Volumes, the MoMath book club, is just the thing for you.  This reading group is designed especially for those interested in mathematics and science and how they affect our lives.  No prior math or science background is necessary.

Next up

A discussion of
Creating Symmetry: The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns

Featuring the author Frank Farris
Hosted by Tim Chartier

Monday, April 3 at 6:30 pm ET


Cover of the book Creating Symmetry by Frank Farris   Photo of Frank Farris
    Photo credit: Santa Clara University

Join Distinguished Visiting Professor Tim Chartier for an engaging discussion of Creating Symmetry with author Frank Farris.

This lavishly illustrated book provides a hands-on, step-by-step introduction to the intriguing mathematics of symmetry.  Frank Farris’ new waveform approach enables you to create an endless variety of rosettes, friezes, and wallpaper patterns.  Frank is a two-term former editor of Mathematics Magazine and has received numerous awards, including a Trevor Evans Award for his article “The Edge of the Universe” in Math Horizons and the David E. Logothetti Teaching Award at Santa Clara University, where he has taught since 1984.

Would you like to register for free?
Order Creating Symmetry: The Artful Mathematics of Wallpaper Patterns from Additions, the shop at MoMath, and help support the premier math museum in North America while also scoring free registration to this engaging conversation with Tim Chartier and author Frank Farris.  Simply place your order online or stop by the shop to purchase in person, then email your receipt to additions@momath.org.


Looking for the MoMath book club designed specially for tweens and teens (ages 10–17)?  Check out tweenprimes.momath.org!

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