Origami by Children 2017, 2019, and 2020. Photos by Mary Gordon.

Welcome to OrigamiUSA

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!

Current News

FoldFest Spring 2023

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OrigamiUSA Convention 2023: Registration Opens May 9

We will be hosting OrigamiUSA's Convention 2023 at the Sheraton New York Times Square hotel and have opened a hotel block for convention guests. Make your reservation now.

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OrigamiUSA Scholarships are open, due April 5, 2023

Applications for scholarships for young people (age 18 or younger) to attend OrigamiUSA Convention 2023 and/or PCOC 2023 will open March 1, with a deadline of April 5.

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Special Folding Fun Sessions 2023 is open for registration

Special Folding Fun Sessions 2023, a set of in-person classes at the American Museum of Natural History, is open for registration.

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Origami Connect Spring/Summer 2023 is Open for Registration

Origami Connect Spring/Summer 2023 online classes are now open for registration. We're offering ten new classes, with a "buy nine, get one free" offer!

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Shop the Source

Shop for Books

See and buy the latest books from The Origami Source, our online store.

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Shop for PDF Diagrams

Purchase downloadable PDF diagrams from creators all over the world.

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Shop for Paper

See and buy the latest paper from The Origami Source.

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Take Classes

Take Online Classes

Attend streaming online classes from anywhere in the world.

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Take Classes in NYC

Attend origami classes at the Museum of Natural History in New York City.

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Connect with Community

There are origami groups meeting all over the world! Find a group close to you, or add your own group to our list.

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Folding Sundays are monthly meetings in New York City that encourage paperfolders to get together, teach each other, and exchange ideas.

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Read <em>The Paper</em>

Preview the current issue of The Paper, our print magazine or download a PDF version.

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Read <em>The Fold</em>

Read the current issue of The Fold, our online magazine with articles, diagrams, and more.

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Download Diagrams

Download PDF instructional diagrams from our free collection, our online magazine, or for sale from the online store.

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Borrow an Origami Book

Borrow an origami book by mail from our world-class lending library, or order a PDF excerpt via email.

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