July at the Scrap Exchange

JULY AT THE SCRAP EXCHANGE Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Paola Kipp processing crafts DISCOVERING YOUR MISSION Written by Bryn Hammarberg Paola Kipp wanted to get involved with The Scrap Exchange as soon as she moved to Durham 12 years ago. … Continue reading

Message from Ann: May/June 2016

How does your garden grow? The Scrap Exchange’s gardens are growing growing growing! Have you noticed our community garden plots on the east side of our courtyard? We’ve also got a dedicated team of staff and volunteers working on the front area, as we work to replace the original landscaping … Continue reading

Call for Artists: Friends and Family Show

Call for Artists The Cameron Gallery at The Scrap Exchange presents The Friends and Family Show, April 15 thru May 7, 2016 In celebration of The Scrap Exchange’s 25 years as a pioneer and leader in the creative reuse industry, the Cameron Gallery is hosting an open-call, non-juried art show … Continue reading

Beauty from Toxicity Opens June 19 in the Cameron Gallery

Beauty from Toxicity An upcycled plastic series by Denise Hughes Friday June 19 – Saturday, July 11 The Cameron Gallery is proud to present the art of Denise Hughes, whose work brings the problem of plastic in our oceans into sharp focus. Hughes’ large-scale murals feature vibrantly colored maritime creatures … Continue reading

Absolute Green Opens March 20 in the Cameron Gallery

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

Signed, Sealed, Delivered II Opens December 19 in the Cameron Gallery

The next exhibit in the Cameron Gallery at The Scrap Exchange features mail art sent to the Durham creative reuse arts center’s new home from around the world.  Mail art (also known as postal art and correspondence art) is an art medium centered around sending small scale works through the … Continue reading

Shop from our Craftland Artists December 13

Do your holiday shopping at Craftland Holiday Market and support local creative re-use artists! We have a great variety of artists lined up for this Saturday, December 13! Pretty enough to eat, eco-friendly soaps from ELK Soaps Imaginative mixed-media creations from Saint 508 Paper Poseables’ Poplocks to spark ideas for … Continue reading