Serving: primarily New York City; some throughout US Mathematics illuminates the patterns that abound in our world. The National Museum of Mathematics strives to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics. Its dynamic exhibits and programs stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics. The Museum’s activities lead a broad and diverse audience to understand the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics.
Serving: Chicago, Illinois (US) Math is not just a set of tools and techniques. It has a fascinating history made of incredible anecdotes and inspiring stories. It has strong connections to the world and there are many channels to appreciate math: by doing, thinking, listening, observing, feeling, creating - and not just by calculating.
Serving: throughout US The Association for Women in Mathematics knows it is important to have a presence at math and STEM fairs
- to celebrate mathematics, and
- to serve as role models for women doing math.
Serving: primarily bay area in California; some throughout US MSRI's public programs aim to make mathematics accessible and exciting to those outside the field, showcasing the beauty and importance of math to people of all ages and backgrounds. MSRI does this through initiatives ranging from production of films for public television and internet viewers to nationwide festivals, annual awards, and Bay Area community programming.
Serving: primarily throughout United States, some international Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival supports locally organized events that inspire K–12 students to think critically and to explore the richness and beauty of mathematics through collaborative, creative problem-solving. JRMF's Festivals engage many types of students, including those who don’t enjoy competition or working under time pressure. A Festival is also a community event, bringing together institutions and organizations as their constituents celebrate mathematics.