December at The Scrap Exchange

DECEMBER AT THE SCRAP EXCHANGE Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! Staff Spotlight on Kathleen House Kathleen House (Kathy) is a true Durham native and spent many years of her childhood in the Lakewood neighborhood. She joined the staff at Scrap Thrift in January of 2018 after retiring from Duke … Continue reading

October at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! WELCOME BACK TATYANA! Tatyana Kasperovich, The Scrap Exchange’s new Volunteer Coordinator, was born in Moscow, Russia. At the age of four, her family relocated to Omaha, Nebraska, where she grew up with mid-western qualities that … Continue reading

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 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

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

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