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

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

Message from Ann: February/March 2015

Dear Friends, Warm winter greetings to you all! It has been action packed around here, and I hope you’ve been able to participate and join in the fun! From the awesome Swap-O-Rama-Rama — giant community clothing Swap (thank you Allyn Meredith) — to last weekend’s Samedi Gras celebration (thank you … Continue reading

Message from Ann: November 2014

Dear Friends, Tis the season to ramp up the Holiday Spirit and The Scrap Exchange is the place to do it! We have events, classes, art markets, gallery openings, community happenings, and much more—we are the place to be for a smashing good time! Here’s what’s in store … Third … Continue reading

Message from Ann: October 2014

Dear Friends, We are still elated from seeing all the folks who came out to celebrate our Grand Opening. It was amazing to see everyone playing, creating, parading, making art, and making music together all in one event! Thank you to board members (both current and past!), staff members, artists, … Continue reading