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The Ruby is a catalyst for creativity and a new home for making art at Duke University.
Date & Time
Thursday, February 15 at 1:30 pm3:00 pm
Admission
Free; no reservations required.
Venue
Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705
Description

Pay a visit to the Scrap Exchange, a unique institution just south of Duke’s campus devoted to repurposing material, in the company of its director, Ann Woodward. She’ll provide an overview of the amazing place’s history, its current expansion, and discuss how her vision of repurposing connects with social entrepreneurship and socially conscious urban development.

Attendees with meet in the Rubenstein Arts Center lobby and walk to Scrap Exchange.

About the Scrap Exchange

The Scrap Exchange is a nonprofit organization with a mission to promote creativity, environmental awareness, and community through reuse. Since 1991, we have been collecting materials from local businesses and residents and distributing these reclaimed resources to educators, artists, makers, and students through a variety of programs.The organization is an economic engine for entrepreneurial activity built around materials reuse and waste-recovery. It creates green jobs and workforce development opportunities through a range of community partnerships. Our creative reuse arts center contains a retail store, an art gallery, a Design Center to host classes, a Make N Take classroom for open studio art-making, and much more.

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