While the COVID-19 pandemic may have forced the cancellation of many in-person origami events, you can still enjoy World Origami Days (WOD). The Origami Connect Team and the PCOC Team have put together 19 days of online origami classes, October 24–November 11, 2021. Each day will honor a different category of origami (e.g. tessellations, modular, representational, etc.). This event will be a fundraiser for the 2023 Pacific Coast OrigamiUSA Conference.
What is World Origami Days (WOD)? Read about it here.
The entire event is being offered for the low price of only $40, with a $5 discount for OrigamiUSA members.
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All classes will be recorded with recordings posted shortly after each class is finished.
Membership in OrigamiUSA is not required in order to attend, but we would love your support. Please join or renew! OrigamiUSA counts on membership dues to cover our expenses and programs. Although you do not need to be a member to attend, you do need a website account to register. Once you are logged in, you can see the schedule in your own time zone (which you can set here).
We are pleased to announce sponsorships for WOD2021 from Aitoh and from Tuttle Publishing. Every order at The Source placed during WOD2021 will include 2 free packages of paper, one paper from Tuttle and one paper from Aitoh. Details are on the Supplies page.
Tuttle Publishing and Aitoh will also provide a total of 25 door prizes. Tuttle prizes are Tuttle books or kits, including one signed book by Tomoko Fuse! Prizes from Aitoh are grab bag assortments of origami paper with a minimum retail value of $40. Prizes will be selected from everyone who registers for the door prizes in the WOD2021 Gather.town space. Prize winners will be contacted by email after the event. Details are on the Gather.town page for WOD 2021.
Just in time for World Origami Days! Paper Tree is proud to be the first to have Tomoko Fuse's newest book, The Complete Book of Origami Polyhedra, an exclusive for 3 months! Every purchase of this book will include a pack of beautiful origami paper from Tuttle, a sponsor of WOD 2021. These are special signed copies and the supply is limited, so order early!
Paper Tree is also offering a special paper pack for $28, filled with all the essential origami paper you'll need for WOD 2021 classes. Orders accepted between October 1–14; sorry, US domestic orders only.
Also, to add to the excitement of WOD, Paper Tree is offering 10% off all purchases, using code: WOD2021 at checkout (one time use only). Use of the code will qualify you to be entered into a drawing for one of several copies of New Expressions in Origami Art: Masterworks from 25 Leading Paper Artists, as well as several gifts from Workman Publishing and Kotobuki Trading. Winners will be chosen and notified after November 11, 2021.
For questions about our World Origami Days event, please email us at wod-info [at] origamiusa.org.