Dear Friends, Thank you to all who came out to our 8th Swap-O-Rama Rama, our giant community clothing swap that we love love love! It was an amazing experience – we swapped clothes, told stories, sewed and painted and hot iron pressed many a t-shirt, and met some of our … Continue reading
Our Item of the Week February 17-23 is scrap wood! All scrap wood is 50% off. Sale price valid February 17-23.
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
Our Item of the Week special for February 10-16 is 50% off rubber stamps. Stock up today! Good thru Sunday, February 16.
Oh yes, the SWAP-O-RAMA-RAMA is back! The most fabulous community clothing swap event ever is coming soon, so start emptying out your closets– and dudes, we want your duds too! How does a Swap-O-Rama-Rama work? It’s simple, bring your unwanted clothing (hats, shoes and accessories included), SWAP them out for … Continue reading
Triangle Book Arts Show book and letterpress art January 17 – February 15 Opening Reception: Friday, January 17 from 6-9 pm The concept of a “book” is being scrambled now. Classic books have been digitized and accessible from the internet. Authors can write specifically for e-book publishing, bypassing traditional publishing … Continue reading
Dear Friends, We are super- hero crazy around here and are convinced that our special power is turning trash into treasure! What is your special power? Is it saving materials from going to the landfill? Making things from reclaimed materials? Sparking imaginations and teaching others to create? Supporting activities that … Continue reading
What does a photographic artist have to do with reclamation and recycling? In “A Scavenger Chapel Road Adventure,” artists Susan Simone and Eleanor Mills explore the intersection of creativity and reuse with photographs printed on materials gathered from thrifting, yard saling and dumpster diving. A Scavenger Chapel Road Adventure features … Continue reading
What: “Smashfest”, a Black Friday fundraiser for The Scrap Exchange When: November 29, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: The Scrap Exchange, 923 Franklin St., Durham Proceeds Benefit: The Scrap Exchange creative reuse arts center Event Highlights: Outdoor event with live music, firepits, movies, junk jams, mosaic making and crockery … Continue reading