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Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami
Past Event - Sunday, May 13, 2018
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Dayton Art Institute
456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, OH 45405 [map it]
Adults: $14; Seniors (60+), Students (18+ w/ID), Active Military: $11; Groups (10 or more): $11; Youth (ages 7-17): $6; Children (6 & under): Free; Museum Members: Free

Paper is transformed into breathtaking sculpture, large-scale installations and conceptual works that express contemporary social, political, aesthetic, and cultural dialogues.

Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami

The 2018 special exhibition season begins with Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami, on view February 17 - May 13, 2018.

Above the Fold demonstrates the extraordinary power and potential of contemporary origami. In the hands of nine international artists, what was once considered a children’s craft becomes a sophisticated global art form. Above the Fold is the first traveling exhibition to bring origami installations from around the world to North American audiences.

A number of related programs are planned in conjunction with the exhibition, including a workshop and talk by featured artist Dr. Robert Lang on April 21. Scheduled programs include:

  • ARTventures: Sculptural Forms, February 24, 1–3 p.m.
  • Curatorial Conversation: Tour of Above the Fold, March 15, 6–7 p.m.
  • Vine and Canvas: Fold It, Flip It, Sip It, March 16, 6:30–9 p.m.
  • ARTventures: Modular Origami, March 24, 1–3 p.m.
  • The Language of Art, March 28 & 31, 12–2 p.m. each day
  • Behind the Scenes Talk, April 5, 4–5 p.m.
  • Draw from the Collection: Introduction to Modular Origami Polyhedra with Dr. Robert Lang, April 21, 12–2 p.m.
  • Artist Talk by Dr. Robert Lang: From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern World of Origami, April 21, 3–4 p.m.
  • Film Screening: Between the Folds, May 5, 1–2 p.m.

Above the Fold is curated by Meher McArthur and the tour is organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C.

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    Dayton Art Institute
    456 Belmonte Park North
    Dayton, OH 45405
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    Call: 937-223-4278
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