Elsewhere is a living museum set in a three-story former thrift store. We're building collaborative futures from old things in Greensboro and across the globe.


Miami Goes Elsewhere

Miami Goes Elsewhere

Six Miami interdisciplinary artists will head Elsewhere from June 8th - July 6th for a curated residency and fellowship. Elsewhere partnered with select Miami artists and arts leaders to curate this special residency exploring the local ecology of artists and creative practitioners from one of the world's most vibrant scenes....
Foodlab with Tattfoo Tan

Foodlab with Tattfoo Tan

Teaching artist Tattfoo Tan embedded at Rankin Elementary, March 22nd-April 14 for FoodLab 2016. Part of Elsewhere’s collaborative laboratory, we partner teaching artists with a local school to playfully engage students with creative skill building, critical thinking, and doing. In FoodLab, students get hands-on with the culinary arts, food heritage,...
Southern Constellations

Southern Constellations

Southern Constellations offers six paid residency fellowships to artists born or based in the Southern United States. Artists with sophisticated practice, socially and critically engaged work, and commitment to their city or region are encouraged to apply. Fellows participate in as a residency cohort with five other SOCO artists for...
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Elsewhere--a living museum, residency and creative laboratory set inside a former thrift store--is accepting applications from artists and researchers working across all media, fields and disciplines for 2016 and 2017. Opportunities include residencies, fellowships, internships, staff positions and creative retreats for students and creative groups.
Restore Elsewhere

Restore Elsewhere

Elsewhere is restoring its 100-year old building to make the museum more accessible, safe and sustainable. Since the beginning, we've been fixing up the building bit-by-bit, but now its time to secure our building for years to come. Restoring Elsewhere creates twelve live-work artist studios, year-round programming and museum operations,...
Become a Member

Become a Member

Elsewhere members + sponsors experience the great adventures and mysterious depths of an endlessly changing spectrum of living art. Benefits include a passport guide to Elsewhere, free admissions, special invitations, seasonal members events, public studio access, tax-deductions, and featured thanks in the museum and online. We invite you to join...
I Don't Do Boxes

I Don’t Do Boxes

I Don’t Do Boxes Issue Three : Act Out I Don’t Do Boxes is a magazine exploring LGBTQ+ experience. Each issue is edited by a team of queer-identifying youth and published at Elsewhere, a living museum set inside a former thrift store in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. I Don’t Do Boxes is...
Recent Projects
Announcing Our 2016/17 Artists-in-Residence

Announcing Our 2016/17 Artists-in-Residence

Here are the 2016/17 Elsewhere artists-in-residence.
Passover Seder

Passover Seder

6th ANNUAL PASSOVER SEDER Elsewhere’s 6th annual Passover Seder was an intimate evening of traditional foods with an untraditional telling of the Passover story across the museum’s three floors on Tuesday evening, April 26th, 2016. Unlike other Seders, we explore the story of Jewish liberation alongside others’ liberation.  Excerpts include Bell Hooks, David Wojnarowicz, Baal Shem Tov, Malcolm...
Programs | Emily Ensminger

Programs | Emily Ensminger

EMILY ENSMINGER | PROGRAM CURATOR Emily is from Durham, NC and attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her interest in community organizing, kitchens, farming, housekeeping, and living systems culminates as the Program Curator at Elsewhere. Her work includes an urban farming project on a historical site, handmade guides to hometowns, Alive in the Kitchen,...
House(pitality) | Fhalyshia Orians

House(pitality) | Fhalyshia Orians

FHALYSHIA ORIANS | HOUSE(PITALITY) COORDINATOR Fhalyshia emerged from a corn field in Northwest Ohio roughly five years ago, and has since received her B.A. in Painting from Guilford College. Her hobbies include crocheting, talking to plants, making playlists for every conceivable situation or mood possible, and taking walks with no intended destination. Can generally be found...
Communications | Guido Villalba Portel

Communications | Guido Villalba Portel

GUIDO VILLALBA PORTEL | COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR Guido Villalba Portel is a person, writer, designer, and theatre artist originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina. An indigenous latinx and undocumented queer, they aim to bring transparency to experiences and issues with every step they take. Guido enjoys to ruminate on change over time, building+strengthening community, intersectionality, languages, external presentations of the...
Tattfoo Tan

Tattfoo Tan

Tattfoo Tan is an artist who collaborates with the public on issues relating to ecology, sustainability and healthy living. His work is project-based, ephemeral and educational in nature. He resides in Staten Island with his chicken collective named S.O.S.5p.m. During his residency, Tan worked on FoodLab 2016.
Book of Everyday Instruction

Book of Everyday Instruction

The Book of Everyday Instruction, Chapter Three: We walk the world two by two, Chloe Bass, Brooklyn, NY, 2015 Cast aluminum plaques with bronze finish, and audio “We walk the world two by two” is a series of four cast aluminum historic plaques that document on going two person exchanges along South Elm Street. The project memorializes small...
All Acts of Pleasure

All Acts of Pleasure

    All Acts of Pleasure, Iman Person, Atlanta, GA Installation with wood fired ceramic bowl, dirt, woven string, and sundry objects. All Acts of Pleasure is a ritual space in one of the installation rooms on Elsewhere’s third floor that provides museum visitors with an opportunity to honor and manifest experiences of pleasure and happiness in their...
Neighborhood Field Guides

Neighborhood Field Guides

Neighborhood Field Guides are a series of pocket publications that reroute local histories, inviting you to experience the neighborhood from three different conceptual perspectives.
Non-Stop King Rat

Non-Stop King Rat

  Non-Stop King Rat, Blair Bogin, Chicago, IL Collaged mandalas with fabric scraps, string and small items from the collection During her residency Blair Bogin created astrological charts for objects in the Elsewhere collection. Bogin treats these objects as living subjects with intrinsic character traits and flaws. She chose items for Elsewhere staff and residents to instinctively identify...
All Broken Glass Goes to Heaven

All Broken Glass Goes to Heaven

    All Broken Glass Goes to Heaven, Kayla Anderson, Chicago, IL digital video, vinyl stickers featuring cloth fragments and broken dishes. retrofitted table inlaid with broken dishes In a trio of discrete projects, Anderson explores various approaches to material remnants and their use in reconstruction. For All Broken Glass Goes to Heaven she excavated shards of broken dishware...
On Hamburger Square

On Hamburger Square

2014 | Artist | Samara Smith from Elsewhere on Vimeo.   On Hamburger Square, Samara Smith, New York, NY digital audio and website On Hamburger Square is a multimedia documentary tour of downtown Greensboro’s main crossroad at Hamburger Square that considers the square’s unique history and development through community interviews. Augmented reality links chapters of the narrative to objects...