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: 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: October/November 2016

Dear Friends— I’m writing this as I head up to Boston for ReuseConex 2016, the biennial convention for the reuse industry. I’m looking forward to learning what new things are happening in reuse, catching up with old friends and hopefully making some new friends too. Before I go, want to … 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: November/December 2015

Dear Friends, Happy fall y’all! I saw that on a sign last weekend as I was tooling around the North Carolina countryside near Yadkinville and Mt. Airy — beautiful scenery, lots of great antiquing and fall foliage, and less than 3 hours away! On my trip I learned that there … 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: 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