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


Announcing Our 2017 Fellows

Announcing Our 2017 Fellows

Congratulations to our 2017 fellows! Southern Constellations and Baltimore Goes Elsewhere offer six fellowships each (room/board/travel/$1000 honorarium) to artists based in the chosen cities to participate in an Elsewhere Residency, creating site-specific projects in or around Elsewhere’s 100-year-old building. Full 2017/18 list of artists-in-residence coming soon...
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
William Cordova

William Cordova

William Cordova’s work attempts to reconcile ideas of displacement and transition through the use of alchemy, ephemeral residue and vernacular architecture that continually shifts and shapes what could be described as our contemporary situation.
Rontherin Ratliff

Rontherin Ratliff

Rontherin Ratliff is known for creating textural assemblages and sculptural work that examines contemporary society. In 2009, Works and Process at the Guggenheim NYC commissioned the set installation for the production of Peter and the Wolf of which Ratliff lead the artistic direction and co-creation.  In 2010 Ratliff exhibited at Diverse Works in Houston Texas and...
YATTA

YATTA

YATTA is a Houston-born digi-poet, artist, and musician currently based in New York. Using incantations born of loop pedal drones, folk acoustics, and ecstatic beats, they alchemize and creolize jazz standards with Krio cries. Past performances, readings, and workshops have taken place at healing spaces, farms, backyards, festivals, galleries, museums, conferences and universities all over....
Joshua Moton

Joshua Moton

Joshua Moton is a visual artist and cellist who through sound, textiles, and installations depth charges wells of Afro-Atlantic dynamism to conjure up works which provoke a sense of environmental and cultural shift. Their work meditates black freedom in the 21st century, and the renegotiation of the parasitic networks of power and privilege weft into...
Ash Eliza Smith

Ash Eliza Smith

Ash Smith is a director, designer and new media artist who grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina and currently resides in a seaside city known for its innovative biotech hubs, military zones, and techno-animistic possibilities. Ash choreographs site-specific performances, designs interactive experiences, and writes stories for film, stage, and...
Saba Taj

Saba Taj

Saba Taj is a Southern Muslim artist and activist based in Durham NC. Heavily inspired by Islamic stories and speculative fiction, Saba uses mixed media practices to illustrate the liminalities of diasporic identity through the creation of hybridized femme-monsters. Taj remixes cultural references from her South Asian, American, Muslim, and queer identities, and explores themes...
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.
Sophia Schultz

Sophia Schultz

Sophia Schultz is a Colombian-American interdisciplinary artist and activist from Sarasota, Florida who recently received a BA in Anthropology from New College of Florida. Through alternating and combining mediums such as analog photography, old school video cameras, fabric, screen printing, and metal Sophia explores themes of self-care, trauma, and memory in her work. Whenever she’s...
Ava Zelkowitz

Ava Zelkowitz

Ava Zelkowitz is an Anthropology student, artist, vegetarian cook, and sculpture studio monitor at the New College of Florida. They like to help small people learn to use big saws, dream of futures in anarchy, and think about collective and collaborative art and action. They see good omens on the daily.
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...