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

Signed, Sealed, Delivered Opens August 16 in the Green Gallery

Signed, Sealed, Delivered An international mail art exhibit  in the Green Gallery at The Scrap Exchange Opening Reception: Friday, August 16 from 6-9 pm Exhibit runs August 16 – September 14 The next exhibit in the Green Gallery at The Scrap Exchange features mail art sent to the Durham creative … Continue reading

A Message from Ann: July 2013

Dear Friends, I learned some new things this month. I took a two-part class in the Design Center here at The Scrap Exchange on altering clothes taught by Christine Ramsey. I’ve been sewing for more than twenty years, but I’ve had very little formal training — a few long-ago lessons … Continue reading

“A-LIVE in the Kitchen” Opens March 15 in the Green Gallery

March 15 – April 13 Elsewhere presents “A-LIVE in the Kitchen” interactive cooking show installation by artists from Elsewhere Opening Reception: Friday, March 15 from 6-9 pm The Scrap Exchange is teaming up with Elsewhere artists to present an interactive Green Gallery installation that mixes scrap art, community TV and … Continue reading

Introducing… “Rio de Reuse”!

Rio de Reuse permanent store installation by Bryant Holsenbeck opening reception on Friday, September 21, 6-9pm … with a fish-making station for guests to add to our school of fish … and a public parade down the river at 7:30! This month’s Third Friday festivities will celebrate more than the opening … Continue reading

Scrap Exchange Kicks Off 21st Anniversary Celebration Week

The Scrap Exchange in Durham has survived a turbulent year of change and growth, and is ready to celebrate 21 years as a pioneer and leader in the creative reuse industry with 10 full days of special events and storewide sales specials. The celebration kicks off with a traditional Third … Continue reading