Mo Math News

10/22/2016 8:40 AM | Anonymous

Dear MoMath friends,

Whether you like video games or physical games, solving puzzles or creating them, reading books or watching a story unfold before you, there’s something for everyone at MoMath this fall.  And don’t miss your opportunity to experience MoMath After Hours, the very first event put on by MoMath’s Young Patrons Circle — come dance the night away as you experience the world of math after dark.

Want to attend the MoMath Race to the Finish gala for just $100?
Text your pledged donation of $100 or more to 346-200-0538 by midnight on Sunday, October 23rd, and you'll be eligible to win a ticket to the MoMath gala, to be held at Guastavino's at 6:00 pm on October 25*.  Include your first and last name and the amount you would like to pledge, for example: "Leonardo Bonacci 100."  Don't miss your chance to enjoy an evening of interactive math fun, to mix and mingle with some of the top names from the worlds of math, finance, and entertainment, and to hear from Nate Silver in person just two weeks before the election.

*MoMath must receive at least 15 donations to award the prize. Just a few more pledges needed; multiple pledges are allowed!

MoMath at a Glance  
Tuesdays & Thursdays Expansions, the K-12 gifted program at MoMath
Wednesdays Significant Figures adult education program
Sun, October 23 Stand-Up Mathematics, comedy night at MoMath
Tues, October 25 Race to the Finish: MoMath's annual gala honoring Nate Silver
Wed, November 2 Math Encounters: "Super Math Adventureland: An Interactive Journey Through the Many Worlds of Geometry" with Andreas Daniel Matt
Fri, November 4 Family Fridays at MoMath presented by Time Warner Cable: "Game On!" with Steven Clontz
Sat, November 5 2016 Dimensions puzzle hunt: "Enigmas of the Exhibits"
Sundays, November 6
through November 27
KenKen tournaments at MoMath
Mon, November 7 Math Monday returns!
Tues, November 8 "Spin, Fold, Repeat" professional development day at MoMath
Thurs, November 10 MoMath After Hours with the Young Patrons Circle
Thurs, November 17 Volumes, the MoMath book club: The Mathematician’s Shiva: A Novel
Fri, November 18 MoMath's Derivatives tour program begins
Thurs, November 24 MoMath closed for Thanksgiving Day: Happy holiday!
Fri, December 2 Family Fridays at MoMath presented by Time Warner Cable: "How Math Can Save Your Life" with Susan Marie Frontczak
Wed, December 7 Math Encounters: "How to Bake Pi: Making Abstract Mathematics Palatable" with Eugenia Cheng
Fri, December 9 Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens: Ruby Redfort Look Into My Eyes by Lauren Child
Wed, December 14 Summations homeschool exploration days at MoMath
Thurs, December 15 Volumes, the MoMath book club: Finding Zero by Amir Aczel
Coming in December Unlimited, a new program for middle school students

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New at MoMath!
Don’t miss your chance to take a spin on a trefoil knot or drive along the single surface of a Möbius strip with MoMath’s newest exhibit, Twisted Thruway!  Then, celebrate the work of renowned Spanish sculptor Miguel Berrocal as you try your hand at solving a replica of one of his stunning and intricate puzzle sculptures in the gallery show The Insides of Things.  Finally, make sure to catch the temporary exhibit Super Cube Shuffle, where speed, dexterity, and pattern recognition can make you a champ.  Visit soon, because Super Cube Shuffle will only be at the Museum through November 13!

Announcing Unlimited, a new program for middle school students
MoMath is launching an exciting new drop-off program this fall just for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders (no parents allowed!).  Unlimited provides an opportunity for students to make new friends and have an endless amount of mathematical fun, including nights of music, games, and more.  Register here to be notified about the launch event, coming this fall.

Significant Figures
Significant Figures is a series of twelve educator-led workshops offered to seniors.  Workshops are held Wednesdays from 3:45 to 4:45 pm from now through December.  As an added bonus, on the first Wednesdayof each month, full-session registrants are invited to enjoy reserved priority seating for Math Encounters with a special opportunity to meet the presenter right before the program begins.  Sign up now for individual workshops or for the full or half series and receive a discount.  Learn more and register at

The ATOMIC Mission is to ensure that every Connecticut student receives world-class education in mathematics by providing vision, leadership and support to the K-16 mathematics community and by providing every teacher of mathematics the opportunity to grow professionally.

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