September at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Scrap Thrift’s dedicated book crew. Front Row: Staff members, Dave Smith, Assistant Manager, Cade Carlson and Connor Seaton. Back Row: Volunteers, Nan Dietrich and Lew Shiner. Not Pictured Rob Westfall. SCRAP THRIFT BOOK BRIGADE Earlier … Continue reading

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 the Director: April/May 2016

Dear Friends, Our 25th anniversary is here! (April 1991 to April 2016) We are reflecting on our past, planning our future, and working as always to fulfill our mission. The Past … Let’s take a moment to think back to 1991 and the early years of the organization. It is … 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

The Scrap Exchange Introduces New Summer Camp Program

**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

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

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