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Celebrate the National Math Festival

Make or Take Spiral
Take the Festival home—or back to your classroom!

Take the Festival home—or back to your classroom! Get connected to local and national math clubs, online resources, and inspiration of varied shapes and sizes. This is for you: families with kids of all ages, mathematics educators, and crafty hands-on types who want to make something and take it home with them! Learn more

Participate Around the U.S.

Intrigued by the National Math Festival, but unable to travel to Washington, D.C.? Play along in your hometown by visiting one of dozens of museums around the U.S.that will be offering Zometool Bubble Station demos on Saturday, May 4th! Learn more

Participate Around DC

The National Math Festival takes place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. Attendees may be interested in celebrating math and science through other events in the area on the same weekend! Learn more

Math, Politics, and “The Negro Genius”: The Story of J. Ernest Wilkins, Jr., featuring Dr. Talitha Washington (Howard University)

Friday, May 3, 2019, Reception at 5:00pm / Lecture at 6:00pm

Venue: Founder’s Library Browsing Room, Howard University, 500 Howard Place NW, Washington, DC 20059

Featuring Dr. Talitha Washington, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Howard University

Focus Groups for an Updated NAEP Assessment Framework

Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 12 noon to 4pm

Venue: Marriott Marquis Hotel, adjacent to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Come give your feedback on the updated assessment framework used to measure the nation’s progress in mathematics! Join a 30-minute focus group hosted by WestEd, the Benjamin Banneker Association, and TODOS: Mathematics for ALL.

Film Screening: Navajo Math Circles at the National Museum of the American Indian 

Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 4:30 – 5:30pm

Venue: National Museum of the American Indian, Rasmuson Theater 

Order Your Exclusive T-Shirt!

Online Exclusive! Celebrate math in style with a 2019 Festival t-shirt. Available in unisex and ladies' styles, take your pick of three designs in adult sizes from Small to 3XL. Shirts are available for order through May 31, 2019, and will not be sold on-site at the National Math Festival - get yours before they're gone!
Purchase a 2019 Festival T-shirt Online
Festival Organizers: MSRI · IAS · MoMath
The 2019 National Math Festival is a program of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), in cooperation with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath).

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