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


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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...
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 Elsewhere, Cabinet Magazine.
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.
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.
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.
Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts

  Using materials from the collection and their experience as past Elsewhere residents, Elsewheres Tenured Collaborators(E.T.C. Network) Jay Gamble, Mary Rothilisberger, and Angela Zammerilli, transformed the second floor of Elsewhere’s museum into comfortable, open platforms for living and collaborative art making. Conceptually exploring the line between public and private working/living environments within this institution, the collaborators set out to...
The Kitchen Commons

The Kitchen Commons

Present Past Present The Kitchen, situated on the busiest & most public floor of the museum, was built in 2011 as a collaboration between artists J. Morgan Puett & Building Curator Ian Montgomery. They conceived the space as a functional installation, emphasizing openness & hospitality to both Elsewhere & the greater Greensboro community. We keep our kitchen stocked with...
Political Party

Political Party

Elsewhere's third quadrennial Elections Return Spectacular: Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 8 o’clock (doors open at 7pm) until all the seals are broken. Co-Hosted by Elsewhere + Triad City Beat + #BlackLivesMatter: GateCity + Greensboro Project Space (GPS). We're putting the Party back in Politics, with a night of returns coverage and insight on the hilarity,...
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, food, cocktails & performances. We will celebrate our fantastic season (every year) with an all-night fundraising, art party in the world’s only thrift store turned residency & museum. In the meantime, mail museum@goelsewhere.org to find out how to get...
Announcing Our 2016/17 Artists-in-Residence

Announcing Our 2016/17 Artists-in-Residence

Here are the 2016/17 Elsewhere artists-in-residence.
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, and healthy eating habits.