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Origami Events


A listing of current and past OrigamiUSA happenings.

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OrigamiUSA's calendar of events lists conventions, origami festivals, and other happenings of interest to origami people both domestically and around the world.


OrigamiUSA sponsors conventions in New York and elsewhere in the US. Our annual convention every year in New York City (typically the last full weekend in June) is the largest origami convention in the world! We also sponsor smaller regional and special-interest conventions. This section of the site contains information about current and upcoming conventions and galleries of photographs from past conventions.

Origami Connect

Origami Connect is our new series of online classes! Now you can take origami classes via your own computer from anywhere in the world! Origami Connect classes are scheduled several times per year.

Special Folding Sessions

Special Folding Fun Sessions are a fund-raising event for OrigamiUSA where you can learn new origami designs in small, hands-on classes taught by volunteers. Classes are available on the simple, intermediate and complex levels and are held at the American Museum of Natural History (Central Park West at 81st Street, New York City.

Folding Sundays

Folding Sundays are an informal folding event held each month at the American Museum of Natural History (Central Park West at 81st Street, New York City.

Origami Holiday Tree

Every year OrigamiUSA partners with the American Museum of Natural History to produce the Museum's annual Holiday Tree, each year with a special theme linked to the Museum's exhibits. This tree has become a holiday tradition in New York City and is featured in media world wide.

Origami by Children

For more than two decades, OrigamiUSA has sponsored this exhibition of outstanding origami by folders under the age of 18. In this section you'll find information about entering the exhibition and galleries of past exhibitions.

World Origami Days

World Origami Days (October 24 - November 11) is an international celebration of origami and a period of time devoted to celebrating the joy of paperfolding. Find more information about World Origami Days, ways to celebrate, diagrams, and more!

Code of Conduct

OrigamiUSA is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience and a respectful treatment of participants at every OrigamiUSA event. Please read our Code of Conduct, which applies to all OrigamiUSA events.

Event Photographs

Check out our gallery of photographs from all our events over the years.