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Message from the Officers:

  • We're looking for help revising the SIGMAA-ARTS charter. See here for more information.

SIGMAA-ARTS Business Meeting and Reception:

  • Wednesday, January 10, 6:15 - 8:00 in Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center at the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Diego, California.


Welcome to SIGMAA-ARTS
Special Interest Group on
Mathematics and the Arts

of the Mathematical Association of America

Issue 2 of the SIGMAA-ARTS Newsletter is now available!


Icosahedra pattern

Participatory “Barn Raising” Sculpture Activity at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia (L to R: Doug Norton, Betty Rogers, David Reimann, Doug Burkholder, Robert Fathauer, and Doug Dunham. Betty Rogers accepted the sculpture on behalf of Piedmont College.)


The purpose of the SIGMAA-ARTS is to support and encourage the interest of MAA members in the connections between mathematics and the arts including, but not limited to, the visual arts, sculpture, architecture, origami, textile and fiber art, literature, drama, dance, music, multimedia art and digital art. The SIGMAA-ARTS will pursue this purpose by encouraging the awareness of, pedagogy in, and interdisciplinary research and publication in the areas of mathematically inspired art, the use and role of visualization in mathematics, applying mathematics to analyze art and/or the creative process, and mathematics as art.