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Origami Heaven 2012 at Wang Center August 4 to 9

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From the Aesops Fabels and the Brothers Grimm to Tinkerbell and Harry Potter, the Charles B. Wang Center’s Eighth Annual Origami Heaven Exhibition celebrates “Stories Through Paper” recreated and interpreted by esteemed origami artists from around the world. Come and enjoy this intricate folded-paper tableaux of beloved stories, myths, and characters, and to learn new stories from past and present, home and abroad.

In addition to the exhibition, folding sessions with origami artists will be offered every day at 12 pm. Origami Heaven 2012 will be held on Saturday, August 4, through Thursday, August 9, at the Wang Center in Room 201. The recommended admission fee is $5.

Tuesday, August 7
Origami Heaven Festival 2012: Stories Through Paper

The “Stories Through Paper” exhibition complements the annual Origami Heaven Festival. This day-long participatory festival on August 7 will enthrall visitors of all ages with its celebration of origami and other aspects of Japanese culture. Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of origami, or a seasoned folder yourself, you’ll be engaged and impressed by the festival’s live performances, storigami, workshops and teaching tables, demonstrations and cultural displays.

Origami Heaven is presented by the Charles B. Wang Center and the Long Island Folding Enthusiasts. Now in its eighth year, this exhibition and festival are among the Wang Center’s most popular programs, attracting visitors of all ages. It is co-sponsored by the Japan Center at Stony Brook.

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