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Creative Reuse in Family Art Adventures at PAFA

Customer Rebecca Schultz taught the Family Art Adventures at PAFA as part of their Family Arts Academy Workshops. Rebecca came into The Resource Exchange for reclaimed arts and craft supplies, instead of buying new. We’re so happy to see the materials we saved being used for family arts education. Here’s what Rebecca had to share about the workshop: “The project was inspired by the Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World exhibit. We looked at some of the mixed media pieces in the exhibit, talked about the different materials she uses in her work and their possible meanings, … Continue reading

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Local Warehouse Clean-out and Huge Art Supply Donation!

  We now have loads of items for sale in the store thanks to a large, local donation! A warehouse in South Kensington was once a storage center for local arts and craft supply stores. In it were hundreds of boxes of materials that never made it out for distribution.     The re staff got down and dirty cleaning out the warehouse, saving hundreds of pounds of materials from landfill!   As you can see, it was no easy task, but that is merely a testament to how absolutely dedicated we are to our mission!   Some of the new … Continue reading

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