Visitors of any age can experience the Japanese art of folding paper in this exciting outdoor exhibition featuring metal origami sculptures
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- What's included: Admission to ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN outdoor exhibition, the Museum galleries and gardens
- Opening May 28, this exciting outdoor exhibition takes origami to another level and transforms the Japanese art of folding paper into metal sculpture! Explore acres of formal gardens while looking for eleven installations of larger-than-life origami sculptures in ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN. Look for three painted ponies in a grand allée of crabapple trees, marvel at a 12-foot-tall crane gracing the entrance to the Asian Garden, see a giant origami butterfly emerging from a chrysalis in the Rose Garden, and more! ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN features works by artists Jennifer and Kevin Box as well as collaborations with origami masters. The exhibition also includes a display of unfolded and small-scale origami models in the drawing room of the Glen Burnie House.
* ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN opens May 28, 2022 * Adult tickets valid for ages 19+ * Youth tickets valid for ages 13–18 * Senior tickets valid for ages 60+ * Child tickets valid for ages 5–12 * Free admission for children aged 4 and under * Vist the Exhibition page here
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) is a cultural hub that tells the story of the Shenandoah Valley. Surrounded by 214 acres of natural beauty, the MSV is the largest green space in the city of Winchester. The MSV includes seven acres of formal gardens, a galleries building with permanent and changing exhibitions, a house dating to 1794, resident cows, and a 90-acre art park with trails.
Size: The Museum houses a permanent collection of over 11,000 objects, including fine and decorative arts, fully furnished miniature houses, and a collection of artifacts made in the Shenandoah Valley.
Eye Catcher: The towering stalks of bamboo in the recently-opened Bamboo Grove just east of the Museum’s Asian Garden.
Permanent Mainstay: The Museum’s seven-acre formal gardens include spring-fed ponds, statuary, sculpture, and a variety of garden “rooms” that boast a variety of color and blooming at different times of the year.
Don’t Miss: A favorite for visitors of all ages, the Miniatures Gallery presents a fascinating collection of miniature houses furnished with tiny masterpieces, and in the Changing Exhibitions Gallery, Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement (through July 31, 2022) and Destination Latin America (opens September 3, 2022).
About Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
An hour from Washington, DC, and located on the largest green space in the city of Winchester, the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) includes seven acres of lush gardens, a galleries building displaying permanent collections and changing exhibitions, and a 90-acre art park with miles of trails. On view in the MSV gardens, the traveling exhibition ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN is designed to encourage visitors to explore the formal landscape while searching for larger-than-life metal origami sculptures. Exhibition highlights include three painted ponies in a grand allée of crabapple trees, a 12-foot-tall crane gracing the entrance to the Asian Garden, and a giant origami butterfly emerging from a chrysalis in the Rose Garden.
Exhibition admission includes the Museum galleries where miniature houses, a copper still pot, a painting by Grandma Moses, and more are on view. Picnics are welcome and ice cream, light snacks, and souvenirs are available for purchase at a special Pop-Up Shop in the gardens and in the Museum Store. Masks are welcome, but not required in MSV indoor spaces.