Neumann University:Proof faux brick theatre set 2

The Resource Exchange + Neumann University

In February, The Neumann University Players put on a production of the award winning play, Proof, byDavid Auburn. The simple but effective set included salvaged set  materials that the designers found here at The Resource Exchange. Take a look at these pictures – recognize anything from our store? Ok, let’s try taking a closer look… Hey, that’s our reclaimed faux brick! We have sheets of recycled cardboard brick that we saved from the set of a major motion picture. The designers for the production bought a few sheets here instead of buying it new, and repainted it to match their design. … Continue reading

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“Gender Weave Project” at Mt. Airy Art Garage

Today the re salutes Mt. Airy Art Garage, an exceptional nonprofit Arts Hub that “functions as a resource center of creativity for artists, art lovers, and all those who seek to bring an eco-friendly and artistic sensibility to their lives.” MAAG houses artist studios and gallery space for its members – mainly artists in Northwest Philadelphia – in a gorgeously renovated former warehouse space in downtown Mt. Airy. They host artist-driven workshops, events and art markets and serve more generally as an incubator and communal space “for artistic creativity, collaboration, and celebration.” We dig it! In honor of Women’s History … Continue reading

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Wolf PAC Little Princess 2

Wolf PAC Little Princess

Wolf Performing Arts Center is a creative haven for young people’s theatre. They provide classes, workshops, and performance opportunities for children interested in being a part of the enriching experience that is theatre making. One of our regular customers, Sara Outing, was the set designer for their winter production of “The Little Princess.” Sara is always here searching for the right reclaimed materials to add to her sets. This time she found salvaged and inexpensive fabric to use on the set. You can see it here used as the main backdrop and the curtains in these great pictures by Londa Salamon. … Continue reading

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