The Joy of Origami

April 27th (2018)

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  • $30 Regular
Room: Main Shrine Room

THE JOY OF ORIGAMI with award winning author, educator, and storyteller Barbara Pearl, M.A. Discover the beauty and joy of origami, the art and Zen of Japanese paper folding, on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 7-9 pm at the Philadelphia Shambhala Center.

AS THE PAPER FOLDS, THE MIND UNFOLDS Learn how to make one-of-a-kind origami sculptures that offer a sense of tranquility. This contemplative workshop nurtures creativity and challenges your imagination.

Barbara Pearl is both a mathematician and an internationally recognized origami artist. Deeply influenced by the mathematics of origami and the minimalist arts of calligraphy and brush painting. Barbara embraces a meditative spirit of the art as it empowers a mindful experience. Featured in Creative Classroom and for Comcast TV, Pearl has been invited to present to the Ministry of Education in Japan and China and is active in teacher training and staff development. Barbara has received the John F. Kennedy Honor, “Artist as Educator,” 3x National Library Week Award, and Excellence in Academic Achievement and Leadership Award. Her origami exhibits have been on display at the Peace Center in Bucks County, PA, the Franklin Institute Science Museum, Lockheed Martin, numerous libraries and schools, and the Philadelphia International Airport. To learn more, visit Barbara’s website at: 

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