SEATTLE, March 7, 2018--The Museum celebrates Pi Day with mathematician, speaker and author Eugenia Cheng, who will serve her recipes for math during a March 14 reception, lecture and book signing. Cheng is the popular author of "How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics." Pie will be served at the reception. Dr. Cheng has cooked the numbers on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and her book has followers from kitchens to classrooms around the world. "How to Bake Pi" has been translated into eight languages.

The event begins with a one-hour reception at 5:30 p.m. The program is free for Museum members and $5 for nonmembers. Tickets are available online; space is limited.

Eugenia Cheng is currently the Scientist in Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Honorary Fellow of the University of Sheffield and Honorary Visiting Fellow of City University, London. Her job at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago involves teaching high level abstract mathematics to art students.

Image: Eugenia Cheng, by Charlie JH Round-Turner, 2012.

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