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Local and International Origami Groups


Are you a lone folder, wondering if there are any other people who share your magnificent obsession with origami? Are you moving to a new area and wondering if you can get together with other folders? You may not be as alone as you think! There are folding groups in cities all over the country -- indeed, all over the world! -- and origami people are famous for their friendliness and willingness to share tips, techniques, and ideas for folding!

So, if you'd like to see if there's a folding group nearby, you can check out our list of local and international folding groups by using the links below. You'll find locations, contact information, and dates and places where they hold their meetings. Note that all of the lists can be sorted by any column -- click on the arrows in the column titles. If you spot anything that needs updating, please let our Groups Editor know via email at local-groups [at]

Add Your Group to our List

If you would like to have your Local or International Group listed or to change details in your listing, please contact the Groups Editor (local-groups [at] with any of the following information for your group that you're willing to let us list:

  • Group Name
  • Contact Name
  • Meeting Location
  • Street Address
  • City
  • State/Province
  • Postal Code
  • Country
  • Contact Phone
  • Contact Email
  • Meeting Schedule
  • Meeting Time
  • Web Site URL

Members planning to form a group may refer to the Local-area OrigamiUSA Group Handbook for ideas.

Members looking for help creating or maintaining a group might also consider joining the OrigamiUSA Email Discussion List; you can also likely find other members in your area to kick things off.