We are the American national society devoted to origami, the art of paperfolding.
Origami is for anyone, anywhere, any time!
Our website is the place to find diagrams to fold from, shop for origami books, paper, and downloadable diagrams, and find events from our calendar such as our fantastic Conventions
that bring folders together from all over the world. Find an origami group near you or read our online magazine for more diagrams and great articles. Join us and you receive our print magazine. Experience the joy of paperfolding!
An annual tradition for this 51st tree, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree marks the start of the holiday season at the Museum.
Origami by Children (OBC) is an annual exhibition of outstanding origami by children from around the world. It is a wonderful opportunity for young folders to share their work.
This year, the Lehigh Valley Origami Enthusiasts group will be creating models to give to the AMNH employees on the day that the Origami Holiday Tree is opened.
Convention 2022 in New York City was a rousing success! If you missed it, you can still order the class recordings.
See and buy the latest books from The Origami Source, our online store.
See and buy the latest paper from The Origami Source.
Purchase downloadable PDF diagrams from creators all over the world.
Attend streaming online classes from anywhere in the world.
Attend origami classes at the Museum of Natural History in New York City.
There are origami groups meeting all over the world! Find a group close to you, or add your own group to our list.
Folding Sundays are monthly meetings in New York City that encourage paperfolders to get together, teach each other, and exchange ideas.
Preview the current issue of The Paper, our print magazine or download a PDF version.
Read the current issue of The Fold, our online magazine with articles, diagrams, and more.
Download PDF instructional diagrams from our free collection, our online magazine, or for sale from the online store.
Borrow an origami book by mail from our world-class lending library, or order a PDF excerpt via email.