Elsewhere is a museum and artist residency set in a 3-floor, former, thrift store. With people and things, we build collaborative futures.


Thing Tank

Thing Tank

Scholars will discuss “things” in the context of contemporary art, new materialism, theories of assemblage, re-assemblage, and the problem of ephemerality in June 2017. The weekend long retreat celebrates Elsewhere’s 15th birthday by thinking about the future of things for a thrift-store turned museum. The evening is a collaboration between...
Seder

Seder

Elsewhere's 7th annual evening of traditional foods with an untraditional telling of the Passover story across the museum’s three floors. Elsewhere’s Seder connects Jewish liberation with historic and contemporary liberation texts. Reserve your spot by Wednesday, April 12th here.
Fundraising Extravaganza

Fundraising Extravaganza

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, October 28th, 2017 | 3-Floor Art Party Elsewhere’s 9th Annual Extravaganza features three floors of artworks, music, craft cocktails, & performances. Join us in celebrating a fantastic season with an all-night, fundraising, art party in the world’s only thrift store turned museum. Tickets are already on sale. Don’t be...
Become a Member

Become a Member

Join a constellation of members around the globe that supports the Elsewhere experience. Your annual membership is essential to helping Elsewhere go and grow. Membership includes free museum entry and free weekly tours, monthly mixers & dinners with artists, discounts on the annual extravaganza and digital treats that connect you...
Recent Projects
Lucas Baisch

Lucas Baisch

Lucas Baisch is a playwright and text-based visual artist, originally from San Francisco, currently based in Chicago. His work spawns from interests in youth culture, technology, and contemporary depictions of iconoclasm. The work aims for the queer, crude, and aesthetically curious, citing a punkish and playful affinity for the irreverent. He holds a BFA in...
Vivian Charlesworth

Vivian Charlesworth

Vivian Charlesworth‘s objects and immersive environments create a space for physical interplay between the viewer and the artwork. Each piece fosters a sensation of stepping into the middle of a story. In order to make the viewer aware of their own gaze, Charlesworth immerses them within fragmented narratives that ask to be reassembled. Each viewer creates...
Edek Sher

Edek Sher

Edek Sher earned an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2016 and a BA from Kenyon College in 2013. Sher’s work focuses on the individual’s creative role when confronted with faceless corporations and abstractions like climate change and mass surveillance. Blending his interest in literature, electronic media, and internet subcultures, Sher creates experimental...
Ben Bowden Lee

Ben Bowden Lee

Atlanta based artist Ben Bowden Lee enjoys exploring things like tragedy, loss, and dark humor. Lee typically works with photographic images, books, and the occasional knickknack. Often seen lurking around estate sales or abandoned buildings, he utilizes the found image/object as his main source of inspiration and material. Lee also grew up in a family...
Lily Reeves

Lily Reeves

Lily Reeves‘s work looks at the epistemology of the sacred throughout history and into postmodernity. She incorporates spiritual ideologies alongside existential philosophy in her work to ratify ideas and interactions between the mind, body, and spirit. With her installations, performances and sculptural objects, Reeves delineates the boundaries of the soul and provides experiences to heighten the...
Craig Smith

Craig Smith

Craig Smith is an American media artist whose art and research focuses on the process, aesthetics, and ethics of human‐to‐human interactivity in contemporary art, especially photography, sound, and socially engaged performances. Smith’s research – based practice can be produced in innumerable locations because of its effort to combine the history of a particular site with...
Anthony Warnick

Anthony Warnick

Anthony Warnick is an aspiring amateur librarian. He currently lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been in residence at FutureFarmers (San Francisco) and SOMA (Mexico City, Mexico) among others, and has exhibited at Katherine E. Nash Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), The Soap Factory (Minneapolis, MN), SPACES (Cleveland, OH). His work is often a humorous...
PICNIC

PICNIC

P.I.C.N.I.C. (Partners In City, Neighbors In Community) promotes community-based development that celebrates creativity in the Triad through a crowdfunding dinner. On First Friday, February 3rd, we broke bread together and voted on proposals from individuals and organizations that engage Creative Action. Congratulations to the winners: Sherrill Roland (1st place- The Jumpsuit Project) + Cherizar Crippen...
Elsewhere Goes To Cuba

Elsewhere Goes To Cuba

The Elsewhere brigade traveled to Cuba over the winter holidays with NEEM, a non-profit dedicated to the Cuban agroecological organipónico model. This special travel group explored Cuba’s experimental styles in art and agriculture by meeting with farmers, artists, and cultural leaders for in-depth access to studios, agricultural cooperatives, and arts institutions.
Yansa F. Crosby

Yansa F. Crosby

Yansa F. Crosby shaved the side of her head with a dull razor at the age of 6.  
Jordan Delzell

Jordan Delzell

Jordan recently graduated from The New School where she majored in Integrated Design and Arts in Context with a focus in visual studies and psychology (?). Her practice is somewhat of a chaotic dance between the physical and the immaterial worlds. Jordan enjoys making material things, and finds comfort in the tactile world, but is...
Adam Matonic

Adam Matonic

  Adam is from Pittsburgh, PA where he immersed himself in its theatre scene. After beginning his studies at Cleveland Institute of Music, he hopped from voice teacher to voice teacher and landed at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC where he broadened his focus to include journalism, art history, and queer advocacy. Adam sings in a...