The Beauty of Maths: Tiling, Geometry and Art

National Museum of Scotland, Learning Centre, Level 2 2nd Oct 10.00am-4.30pm Free
Tiling Shifting Ammann Beenker

Part of Maths Week Scotland and hosted by Open University, view art pieces created by artists, mathematicians and engineers before getting hands on to create your own.

Can you solve our giant soma cube or crack the Penrose tiling challenge?

Test the strength and flexibility of structures created by Open University engineers and create your own mathematical artwork to take home or to share in our virtual gallery. This event is suitable for adults and families.

Take a peak at some of the artists works here.

Location: National Museum of Scotland, Learning Centre, Level 2

Mathematical art

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