‘Beannachtam na Feile Padraig!’
(Happy St. Patrick’s Day!)
And Welcome to the New SCRaP in Billings – where you will discover Billings best kept secret for creative places…
For those that have been here – we are back, still here, and even better! To those that haven’t been here, you get the elevator pitch … “our mission is to inspire artistic and creative reuse through shared resources and affordable materials, with access to work space and educational opportunities.”
There are good ships,
and there are wood ships,
The ships that sail the sea.
But the best ships, are friendships,
And may they always be.
“What the heck does that mean?” Glad you asked – it really means -We are a boot-strapped, grass-roots donation-based non-profit creative reuse center (whew!). We take in donations of anything a creative person can use, then make them available for affordable prices. We also offer memberships to studio and workshop space for people to create. Funds raised by our programs will help the area schools with art projects and help emerging artists become sustainable in their art business.
Cool things about SCRaP (there will be a test sent out later):
Upcycle Boutique: featuring dazzling re-purposed art and furniture made by local artisans. You won’t find great things like this at the big box stores.
Creation Station: offering workshops and classes for adults and children; Check out our calendar, then sign up for a class or two with your friends and family! Learn how to paint, decoupage, make a table from a pallet, cut your own lamp, throw clay or something artsy, and much, much more!
Repurpose with a Purpose: retail area offering very Affordable materials such as fabric, yarn, art supplies, scrap booking, cabinet doors and parts, and other items ready for re-purposing and creative use.
Magic City Makerspace: We have the first real creative zone for adults – the coolest Adult Cave in Montana!
Passionate Studio: a rentable photo studio where you can have your pictures taken or take your own.
Finally, we provide special events in conjunction with local businesses, nonprofits, schools and other environmentally conscious organizations.
We want to thank all of you who have supported us this past few months, and we are looking forward to serving and offering you even more!