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


Southern Constellations

Southern Constellations

Southern Constellations (SoCo) is an annual, curated, program that explores experimental practices across a network of Southern artists and organizations. Every year SoCo offers a suite of programs that extend conversations across the state and region.
Join the Membership!

Join the Membership!

Membership includes free museum entry and weekly tours, monthly mixers & home cooked meal with artists, discounts on extravaganza tickets, and digital treats that connect you directly with life inside the museum and beyond!
Recent Projects
Lonnie Holley

Lonnie Holley

Lonnie Holley was born on February 10, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama. From the age of five, Holley worked various jobs: picking up trash at a drive-in movie theatre, washing dishes, and cooking. He lived in a whiskey house, on the state fairgrounds, and in several foster homes. His early life was chaotic and Holley was never...
SHAN WALLACE

SHAN WALLACE

SHAN is an award-winning photographer, artist, and freedom fighter from East Baltimore. Inspired by the service of social change and the social power of art, and harsh realities rooted in racial and economic divides during her upbringing in poverty, SHAN uses the lens to document communities of the African diaspora. Her work conveys and reveals...
Poncili Creación (Pablo and Efrain Del Hierro)

Poncili Creación (Pablo and Efrain Del Hierro)

Poncili Creación is a Puerto Rican group that generates performance and audio-visual experiences that sprout from their interactive sculptures they call objects. They have focused their body of work in the relationship between objects and reality. Since 2012, they have worked with large-scale objects, installations, and video. Although they are most known for their performances that...
Jessica Gaynelle Moss

Jessica Gaynelle Moss

Jessica Gaynelle Moss is an artist, writer and entrepreneur. As an ardent advocate for artists, arts education and communities of color, in 2016 she founded The Roll Up, a national network of art incubators embedded in neighborhoods across the United States. Prior, she served as the Creative Director of the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African...
Daniel B. Coleman

Daniel B. Coleman

Daniel B. Coleman (he/they) lives a life-project centered life that de-compartmentalizes his work as an artist, scholar, and organizer between the U.S. South (NC) and the Mexican South (Chiapas). Each of these elements are an integral part of who he is in the world. Daniel is an Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies at...
Aurora San Miguel

Aurora San Miguel

Aurora San Miguel uses the title of artist to wear many hats (poet, theorist, archivist, publisher, screenwriter, filmmaker, sculptor, party planner, proprietor, etc.). She is concerned with ZOOM (dilation, exposing in literal and metaphoric ways–intensities). She received a BFA in Photomedia and a BA in Cinema & Media Studies at the University of Washington in 2018. Aurora...
Avery Rose

Avery Rose

Avery Rose is a 3rd generation dumpster diver currently based wherever her car is parked. She has a BFA in painting and 4 years of professional experience in furniture, upholstery, and restoration related fields. She likes to explore color, shape, and line through tattooing, textile work, painting on unconventional surfaces, collecting natural and discarded objects,...
Nadia Ahmed

Nadia Ahmed

Nadia Ahmed is a slow-reader, movie snob, and insomniac. She is also a performance artist, sculptor, and arts administrator currently based in Seattle, WA. She is interested in showing vulnerability as strength and exploring her perpetual discomfort through her work. After she leaves Elsewhere, she looks forward to creating inclusive, accessible, and collaborative art spaces. She can...
Chee Earn Khor

Chee Earn Khor

  Chee Earn Khor is a multidisciplinary artist who grew up in Malaysia. In the attempts of manifesting awareness from one body to another, she utilizes sculptures, installations, and performance to ponder, document and distort relatable human experiences. Personal narratives, observations of cultural signifiers, along with a tablespoon of curiosity and a dash of humor currently...
Southern Constellations Convergence

Southern Constellations Convergence

OVERVIEW SCHEDULE REGISTRATION CURATOR PAST EVENTS OVERVIEW 2018 Convergence Registration is now Open! Join Elsewhere on Saturday, January 12th from 10am – 5pm for a day of community, art, and connectivity as part of our Southern Constellations (SoCo) Convergence.  For this year’s annual summit, we partnered with 2018 SoCo Fellow Jessica Gaynelle Moss to curate a day full of public, inclusive conversations around contemporary art production in North Carolina. The...
Southern Constellations Fellowship

Southern Constellations Fellowship

FELLOWS FELLOWSHIP ELIGIBILITY FELLOWS 11½ Spells for Our Future Selves, Ash Eliza Smith (Morganton, NC / San Diego, CA) Southern Constellations Fellow. July 2017. Sculpture documentation. Installation, performance, 3d prints, bacteria samples in petri dishes, found items. 2018 | YEAR 6 Daniel B. Coleman (Durham & Greensboro, NC / Chiapas, México) SHAN Wallace (Baltimore, MD) Jessica Moss (Charlotte, NC) Poncili Creación | Pablo and Efrain Del Hierro (San Juan, Puerto Rico) Lonnie Holley (Atlanta,...
2018 | Extravaganza Fundraiser!

2018 | Extravaganza Fundraiser!

Join us for Elsewhere's 10th Annual Extravaganza on Nov. 10th! Dance your way through 3 floors of artworks, music, food, craft cocktails, & performances. Celebrate a fantastic season with the best fundraising art party in the world's only thrift store turned museum! Doors open at 8pm! Buy tickets online now!