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Origami Folding Fun Sessions: March 2019

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Papers folded into a three-dimensional geometric shape.  
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


Family Fun: Favorites

Level: Beginner
Teacher: Bernice Smith

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!)


Pop-up Origami Cards

Level: Unrated
Teacher: Kathy Riley

Learn techniques for making pop-up cards to present simple origami models.


Shooting Spinning Star

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Nobuko Okabe

This beautiful star-shaped spinner is made from a single sheet of square paper.


Butterfly Ball

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Joy Hsiao

Here's your chance to learn the classic model previously known as the Butterfly Bomb.



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


Fuse Wreath

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Alice Baldwin-Jones

Alice will teach you two lovely wreaths—perfect as holiday decorations and accents for gift packages.


Sandy's Wired Flower

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Sandy Richman

The compound flower is constructed on a wire base with bird base leaves. (Knowledge of the bird base and frog base is required.)


Pocket Origami

Level: Intermediate
Teacher: Maria Velazquez

Maria will teach a variety of models that feature a small pocket where you can tuck a note or a coin.


Lucky Kitty

Level: High Intermediate
Teacher: Talo Kawasaki

Maneki Neko aka Lucky Cat will bring you good fortune just by being so adorable! (Must be comfortable with accurate rabbit ear folds, shaping and an open sink.)


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