Message from Ann: January 2016

Dear Friends, This year The Scrap Exchange celebrates 25 years (!!!) in existence. WOW. And to make the most of this great year we are thrilled to present a fabulous slate of events that support and promote DIY and FUN cultural opportunities for local families, artists, and the community! This … Continue reading

Message from Ann: October/November 2015

Dear Friends, Where has the year gone? I’ve just returned from Arrowmont School of Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, assisting artist Bryant Holsenbeck in her animal sculpture/mixed media class – 13 women from around the country converged to create all kinds of animals using Bryant’s unique approach using reclaimed and recycled … Continue reading

Message from Ann: September/October 2015

Dear Friends, This week feels like Fall! We’re happy to be headed into some wonderful fall weather and looking forward to all of the seaonal festivities. There’s so much to do here in Durham and around town — from the Saturday Lakewood Flea market to Third Friday events (including our … Continue reading

The Scrap Exchange Introduces New Summer Camp Program

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**Now flexible to accommodate 7-12 year olds!** The Scrap Exchange is excited to offer a series of weekly summer camps in June and July, 2015. Children are invited to participate as we develop young leaders, use our resources wisely, and learn hands-on creative skills – essentials in living an eco-smart life! … Continue reading

Absolute Green Opens March 20 in the Cameron Gallery

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Absolute Green recycled visual art by Nghi Vollmer March 20 – April 11, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, March 20 from 6-9 pm As a self-taught, recycled visual artist, Nghi Vollmer breathes new life to disposable paper materials to present Absolute Green, a marriage of creativity and sustainability. Vollmer’s brand of … Continue reading

Ravvincinati, an opera by Jim Kellough, opens March 7th at The Scrap Exchange

At 4:00 pm on March 7th in Cameron Gallery an opera, RAVVICINATI, will be performed. The Diva June Merlino is the lead singer. The Composer Jude Casseday will sing and provide music. The Dingbat Juke Jimmy will sing. RAVVICINATI has three scenes about getting closer and finding peace. This event … Continue reading

Call for Artists: Friends and Family 2015

The Scrap Exchange is seeking artists of all ages, mediums and skill levels to participate in our annual Friends and Family show that celebrates the art of creative reuse happening throughout our community. Friends and Family will open Friday, April 17 in our Cameron Gallery featuring our “friends” in the … Continue reading