Message from Ann: November/December 2016

Dear Friends — We here at The Scrap Exchange are hopeful that we can all find some peace during this difficult time. Making art, being creative and kind to each other and the environment is core to our hearts and helps feed our souls. In an effort to continue our … Continue reading

Message from Ann: August/September 2016

Dear Friends, Happy Summer! Have you been to The Scrap Exchange lately? Things have been bumping! We’re always trying to keep it fresh and just this week we did some re-arranging to highlight some of our favorite materials — fabric fabric fabric (of course) and art supplies! Also we are … 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

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: 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

Message from Ann: August 2015

Dear Friends — This month we are celebrating a year in our permanent Lakewood home, and this month in the Cameron Gallery we have another coming home celebration — we are over-the-moon thrilled to be working with the Pauli Murray Project to present the exhibit “Pauli Murray: Imp, Crusader, Dude, … Continue reading

Message from Ann: January 2015

Dear Friends, Happy 2015! And thank you thank you thank you! Without the ongoing support of folks like you we wouldn’t be here, doing what we do— making affordable resources available to educators, artists, and over 150,000 store visitors each year offering educational and creative programming at our location and … Continue reading

We are moving this week to Lakewood!

The wait is over and we are in the process of moving our entire creative reuse arts center to Lakewood!  The Scrap Exchange is closed August 11-15 to move the contents and set up in the new space, and will reopen in our new Lakewood location on August 16. The … Continue reading