Last Call at Little Berlin features reused tubes!

LAST CALL MAY 6- 31, 2017 Curated by L. Kasterns, L. Leyden, and A.V. Wagner You can still catch the exhibit Last Call at Little Berlin this week! The artworks were made in part with reclaimed tubes found here at The Resource Exchange. The tubes came from the set of the Arden Theatre Company’s production of Robin Hood, and have been reused in TONS of art projects since the set came down in 2012. You can read the reuse stories of the tubes – like how they were repainted for set dec on the film Split, used in homes,  and other … Continue reading

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International Sculpture Center’s Task Party!

The International Sculpture Center celebrated International Sculpture Day by throwing a TASK Party! What’s a TASK Party?! Here’s how the ISC describes the event: Created by artist Oliver Herring, TASK is an improvisational event with a simple structure and very few rules. TASK’s open-ended, participatory structure creates almost unlimited opportunities for a group of people to interact with one another and their environment. TASKs’ flow and momentum depend on the tasks written and interpreted by its participants. In theory anything becomes possible. The continuous conception and interpretation of tasks is both chaotic and purpose driven. It is a complex, ever shifting … Continue reading

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From Park to Park -Theater Props Becomes Volunteer Board!

Prop shields made for a “Shakespeare in Clark Park” production have found new life as a volunteer board in Pennypack Park! Emma Schad, Stewardship Coordinator for Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, recently came into The Resource Exchange and got reclaimed materials to make a sign for a regular volunteer opportunity that she hosts at Pennypack Park. She was able to find the luan “shield” pieces, some scrap lumber, and a white board/ cork board to make the perfect station to share all the information potential volunteers need to know.     “I brought our new sign out on April 1st. I love the whiteboard/bulletin … Continue reading

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