A Message from Ruth: October 2013

Dear Friends, As our Executive Director Ann Woodward enjoys the final weeks of a two-month sabbatical, I am happy to report on her behalf that The Scrap Exchange remains as busy and creative as ever, thanks to an amazing team of co-workers! Our retail staff, led by Madeline James and … Continue reading

Form and Function opens November 15 in the Green Gallery

We spend a lot of our time in the presence of mass-produced tables, desks, lights and shelves. While these objects can make our lives easier, sometimes they aren’t perfect—a light is too dim, a desk is the wrong height, a table is too big. Limitations imposed by lack of space, … Continue reading

The ABCs of Reuse opens February 21 at The Scrap Exchange

The ABC’s of Reuse Connections between reuse and learning featuring mosaics by Jeannette Brossart and reuse art by area artists February 21 – March 15, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, February 21 from 6-9 pm Humans have been reusing and repurposing materials since pre-history, but it’s only been in the last … Continue reading

Re:circled Opens March 21 in the Green Gallery

Re:circled Art by Washington DC artist Sarah E. Dale March 21 – April 12, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, March 21 from 6-9 pm In Re:circled, Washington DC visual artist Sarah E. Dale presents an elegant, circle-centric series featuring lids from her recycling bin, rehydrated paint and materials found on the … Continue reading

Friends and Family Show Opens April 18 in the Green Gallery

During the month of April, The Scrap Exchange will celebrate 23 years as a pioneer in the creative reuse industry with Customer Appreciation Week. The festivities include the community based “Friends and Family” show in the Green Gallery. This exhibit opens on Friday, April 18. A reception is scheduled from … Continue reading

Message from Ann: April 2014

Dear Friends, April is our birthday month here at The Scrap Exchange and of course this is the month the world celebrates Earth Day as well, so there are lots of things going on around here. We turn 23 this year, and are thrilled to be in our 20’s — … Continue reading

“Celebrating Pattern and Color” Opens May 16 in the Green Gallery

Celebrating Pattern and Color paintings by Caroline Crawford May 16 – June 14 Opening Reception: May 16, 6-9pm   Caroline Crawford grew up in an artist community that traces its beginnings to just after the First World War. Her neighbors were visual artists, musicians, movie producers, and circus performers who … Continue reading