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Origami Folding Fun Sessions: April 2019

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Two flowers and a butterfly origami models created from folded paper. Courtesy of OrigamiUSA

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


Spring Fling

Level: Simple
Teacher: Ruth Tepper

Simple models that signal the arrival of spring, including a frog, tulip, butterfly and baby bird.


Models for Mom

Level: Low Intermediate
Teacher: Linda Bogan

Shower mom on her special day with gifts folded from the heart.


Baby Shower Models

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Heidi Lenney

These baby shoes and baby onesie are just the thing to give your shower gift that extra special personal touch.



Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Wendy Zeichner

Folded from 12-16 sheets, the modules create a very strong lock that allows the model to rotate and eventually “pop” into a spectacular display like "fireworks"!



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


Family Fun: Spring Models

Level: Beginner
Teacher: Candace Paska

Families can explore the magic of origami together. No experience is necessary. For children ages 5 and up. (Children 5-8 must be accompanied by an adult also registered to take the class. Adults without children also welcome!)


Brain Therapy Origami

Level: Simple
Teacher: Toshiko Kobayashi

Toshiko will teach models from her new book, which focuses on enhancing brain functions through the use of your fingertips.


Dragon's Egg/Magic Ball

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Rachel Katz

This one piece action toy compresses and even turns inside out to reveal different pretty geometric patterns.


Star Amelie

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Louise Flax

This ingenious star is made from two hexagons which hook together with a sink fold.


More origami photos and details about the classes for this date.