Courses and Workshops

Origami Folding Fun Sessions

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Three flat and one cube-shaped box made from folded papers, decorated with a leaf-shaped folded paper bow.

Join OrigamiUSA at the Museum for special origami classes.

Choose from classes at all levels and learn the art of paper folding from highly skilled teachers from OrigamiUSA.

Check out the list below!



All of the following classes take place from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Holiday Origami

Level: Low Intermediate
Teacher: Bernice Smith

Have a happy time with Bernice as she guides you through some easy and cute winter holiday models.


Tomoko Fuse Box with Leaf Unit

Level: Low Intermediate
Teacher: Kay Eng

Can’t find that perfect gift box? Make your own!


Saar Star

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Talo Kawasaki

Learn how to fold a Saar Star using the same holographic paper as seen on the Museum's holiday tree.


Christmas Tree Gift Box

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Linda Bogan

Folded from a 6-piece triangular box and a tall Masu box, this tree holds a small gift and makes a festive table decoration as well.



All of the following classes take place from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Family Fun: Favorites

Level: Beginner
Teacher: Ruth Tepper

This class is a great opportunity for families to explore the magic of origami together, no experience necessary. For children ages 8 and up. (Adults without children are also welcome!)


Tulip Garden and Square Dish

Level: Low Intermediate
Teacher: Arlene Gorchev

Anticipate Spring with this delightful little tulip garden!


Moving Origami

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Mark Kennedy

Mark will teach a variety of puppets, toys and action models to amuse, entertain, and distract children of all ages.


Lotus Bowl

Level: Low Intermediate
Teacher: Belle Fernandez

This “modular” creation is actually five separate bowls folded out of pentagons of decreasing size.


Flexicube from Ribbon

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Faye Goldman

Invented in the 1980’s by Philip Noble, this neat toy uses a single, very long strip of paper.


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