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Media & Press

View the National Math Festival’s email newsletter archive, or find press releases and media coverage below.

2019 Festival Press Releases

2019 Festival Media Coverage Highlights

2017 Festival Media Coverage Highlights

2017 Festival Press Releases

2015 Festival Media Coverage Highlights

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“The first-ever National Math Festival comes to the National Mall and selected Smithsonian museums tomorrow. There will be more than 70 free and interactive events, including activities that bring math and art together.” -WAMU 88.5 | Art Beat With Lauren Landau (April 17, 2015)

“Discover the power of mathematics in an educational and fun way!” – Washington Parent (April 2015)

“The festival will include more than 40 performances, interactive exhibits, lectures and activities for all ages. Organizers say highlights will include a “Math Midway” of interactive exhibits, a demonstration of the math behind the popular game “Minecraft,” a play session of “Gracie & Friends” learning apps for preschoolers and discussions about math-inspired art, careers and programs.” – Associated Press (March 12, 2015)

“The first-of-its-kind National Math Festival will be taking place on Saturday, April 18 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.” – New York Times: Wordplay (March 23, 2015)

“Opinion: A National Math Festival.” – Notices of the AMS (March 2015)

“Math Is Everywhere, But Especially On National Mall This Weekend.” – WAMU 88.5 (April 17, 2015)

“There’s no way of knowing when an idea will coalesce and the stars align, producing a discovery that solves a crucial problem, creates a windfall of googol dimensions, or triggers a smile.” – The New Yorker (August 27, 2015)

National Math Festival Media Contact

Jennifer Murawski
[email protected]