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.


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...
Miami Goes Elsewhere

Miami Goes Elsewhere

Six Miami interdisciplinary artists were residents at Elsewhere from June 8th-July 6th, 2016 for a curated 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,...
Apply

Apply

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
Emma Rosenberg

Emma Rosenberg

Emma Rosenberg is a writer and educator, creating hybrid work that investigates the limits of language. A Boston native based in Miami, she is interested in the tension between fiction and truth. Her practice draws on archival research, documentary storytelling, and the politics of narrative form. She leaves things everywhere. Emma created A Meditation on Scatology during the Miami...
Patricia Margarita Hernandez

Patricia Margarita Hernandez

Patricia Margarita Hernandez is a curator, researcher, and producer of contemporary art, who is dedicated to unconventional theoretical and practical methodologies that circumvent traditional art formats. Working across new media, sound, performance, and exhibition making, her work has focused on technological design, immaterial labor, techno-animism, and city development within a neoliberal schema. Hernandez received her M.A....
Juana Valdes

Juana Valdes

Juana Valdes‘s artistic work is grounded in a multi-disciplinary practice that combines the process of printmaking, photography, sculpture and ceramic. An integral part of Valdes’s practice elicits migration as a complex process, constructing history through a continuum that involves both the homespace of the diasporic community and their new homeland. In her current work, Valdes...
Pioneer Winter

Pioneer Winter

Pioneer Winter is a Miami-based choreographer and performance artist – invested in physical theatre, contemporary dance, interdisciplinary collaboration, and transmedia. His collective provides a platform for risk-taking, progressive, and experimental arts initiatives. As producer, Pioneer directs LEAP (Leaders of Equality through Arts and Performance), a program for queer youth, and Grass Stains, a fellowship and...
Jessie Laino

Jessie Laino

Jessie Laino fascinates on the ambiguous nature of sense-memory, symbolic acknowledgment and recognition. She attempts to evaluate a city in terms of its economy, geography, industry, residence and salvage. Through her absorption of these characteristics, Jessie salvages what she can from her soundings to examine and conceptualize a universal connection and conversation between object, material,...
Matthew Evan Taylor

Matthew Evan Taylor

Matthew Evan Taylor is a composer, performer, and improviser. His music has been performed through the United States as well as Italy, France, and Russia. During his time at Elsewhere, Matthew will be exploring the connection between memory and music and the paradox of a concrete image representing an ephemeral sound, and vice versa. Matthew Evan...
Fundraising Extravaganza

Fundraising Extravaganza

Saturday, September 17th, 2016 | 8pm-until Elsewhere’s 8th Annual Extravaganza features the Grand Re-Opening of our Museum with three floors of artworks, music, food, cocktails & performances. Celebrate our re-opening with an all-night art party in the world’s only thrift store turned residency & museum. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, August 3rd. The wait is over; we’ve come...
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...