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

November at The Scrap Exchange

Join our mailing list for the latest behind-the-scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! MESSAGE FROM ANN WOODWARD I hope everyone is enjoying this awesome fall weather, leaves changing, and amazing sunsets – Lakewood has big sky! Tis’ the season to ramp up the holiday spirit, and the Scrap … 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: October/November 2015

Dear Friends, Where has the year gone? I’ve just returned from Arrowmont School of Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, assisting artist Bryant Holsenbeck in her animal sculpture/mixed media class – 13 women from around the country converged to create all kinds of animals using Bryant’s unique approach using reclaimed and recycled … Continue reading

Message from Ann: July 2015

July/August 2015 Dear Friends, Happy Summer! It has almost been a year since we moved to Lakewood and the months have flown by. Thank you to all of you who have stuck with us and supported the organization and our programming through thick and thin, and moved with us from … Continue reading

Message from Ann: June 2015

Dear Friends, As I write this, a sense of fun, possibility, and the excitement of plans coming to fruition are all around us here at The Scrap Exchange — it is the FIRST day of summer camp!! And even though it is hot hot HOT, the kids are having fun … 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