July 30, 2011 -August 5, 2011
Origami Heaven 2011: Origami, the Wang Way!
Come celebrate the ultimate Long Island Origami experience at the Charles B. Wang Center. Origami Heaven 2011 interprets Long Island’s largest Asian American cultural center,through the intricate art of creating sculptures through folded paper. Inspired by spaces of the building, from the bamboo garden to the interdenominational chapel to the gift shop to the Chinese Zodiac fountains, origami artists from throughout the world will recreate the Wang Center aesthetic through their one of a kind sculptures. This day-long participatory festival features storigami, workshops, teaching tables, a kimono dressing performance and other live performances. Celebrate the beautiful art of origami with the whole family.
Can’t make it to the festival? Origami, the Wang Way! Exhibition will be open all week and will feature a daily origami lesson with an origami expert from 12PM-1PM except on the day of the festival.
See You Tube Video about Origami Heaven 2009. For more information, visit origamiheaven.org. Exhibition curated by Shrikant Iyer. Co-sponsored with Long Island Folding Enthusiasts and Japan Center at Stony Brook.
Exhibition: Saturday July 30 – Friday August 5 – Wang Center, Room 201
Monday–Friday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Come fold with a folder from 12:00 to 1:00 pm everyday at the exhibition area.
Festival: Wednesday, August 3, 11:00 am–4:00 pm, Wang Center
Suggested Donation of $5.00.