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National Math Festival 

May 2020 Events  ·

How can books nourish our spirits? What does 'performing change' look like? How can math help us stay connected and whole during challenging times?

Take a break and join us on Wednesday, May 6th as we welcome 2021 National Math Festival presenters, award-winning Mathical authors and librarians from Title I schools, and others for stories of change, encouragement, and exploration, featuring live author readings and discussion with librarians from Title I schools. We'll return again on May 27th for live performances and reflections - register below for free!

NMF Roundtable #2:
Focus on Mathical Books

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 2:30-3:30pm Eastern Time


NMF Roundtable #3:
Performing New Steps Together

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 12-1pm Eastern Time

Register for one or both of these free online events: We will send you the video link and password, as well as instructions for those who are new to Zoom. Audience members will not appear on video, but will be able to participate in Q&A and discussion.
Register for May 6th and/or May 27th

NMF Roundtable #2: Focus on Mathical Books

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 from 2:30-3:30pm Eastern Time

The award-winning Mathical authors below may read a snippet from their winning books, or share a moment of reflection about the changing times. We will announce and celebrate 25 Title I school libraries around the US who are the first-ever recipients of the Mathical Book Prize Collection Development Awards, administered by School Library Journal. We will share new Mathical reading guides, available for online support for parents and educators.  

Mini-book readings by some of the following Mathical authors:

Mathical reflections by some of the following:

Upcoming Events

NMF Roundtable #3: Performing New Steps Together

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 12-1pm Eastern Time

Tiny performances — or reflections on math and performance by some of the following:

Add the 2021 National Math Festival to your calendar

Saturday, April 17 - Sunday, April 18, 2021

2021 Sponsors

We joyfully thank our 2021 Festival sponsors!
Simons Foundation · Alfred P. Sloan Foundation · Schmidt Futures
Simons Foundation
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Schmidt Futures
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Festival Organizers: MSRI · IAS · MoMath
The 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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