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.


Foodlab with Tattfoo Tan

Foodlab with Tattfoo Tan

Artist Tattfoo Tan will be embedding at Rankin Elementary, this March for FoodLab. Part of Elsewhere’s collaborative laboratory, we are partnering a 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,...
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
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...
Hồng-Ân Trương

Hồng-Ân Trương

  Hồng-Ân Trương lives and works in North Carolina and New York. Her interdisciplinary projects examine structures of time, memory, and the production of knowledge by engaging with archival materials, individual and collective narratives, and histories that span cultural and national borders. Her work has been shown at the International Center for Photography, Art in General, Smack...
To Preserve, Destroy

To Preserve, Destroy

To Preserve, Destroy, Hồng-Ân Trương, Durham, NC Video and Installation Working within the alcove of Elsewhere’s “The Fabric Castle” and the installation “Far Away,” Troung is creating a video and installation based on its deconstruction. Filming a careful archival analysis of “Far Away” as a historical event – going through its materials, considering the historical traces of...
Residencies

Residencies

The Residency invites creatives working across media, fields, disciplines, and administrations to create projects that activate Elsewhere. Residents live and work within the museum for 2-4 weeks creating site-specific, responsive work that explores the museum environment, surplus inventories, cultural histories, social systems, neighborhood communities, and past artworks. Elsewhere is now accepting applications for 2016/2017 residencies....
A Living Index

A Living Index

  A Living Index, Regina Agu, Houston, TX limited edition book, reading group, photographs A Living Index is an experimental index of the Elsewhere Living Library collection. The index consists of keywords, text excerpts, image reproductions, and photographs of found objects. It is an investigation of the American imagination and ideologies across different slices of time as evidenced in the collection. In addition to the index document, the project includes a...
South Elm Water Bar

South Elm Water Bar

The South Elm Water Bar by Works Progress Studio is a new piece of public furniture that explores the South Elm neighborhood's hydrosocial connection to water in the past, present and future. Water Bar is an ongoing itinerant open space for the generation of conversations and connections around the life-sustaining, precarious, communal activity of drinking...
Xi Jie Ng (Salty)

Xi Jie Ng (Salty)

Xi Jie makes intimate encounters for a noisy world. She works across mediums like film, performance, installation, social practice and writing. She is interested in eccentric personal histories; everyday possibilities; the abyss of aging; the modern role of Clown (often Pierrot); silence and the universe. Based in Singapore, she invents little cosmic experiences for the...