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


2019
Dream Machine

Dream Machine

Lottie Sebbes (Berlin, Germany) Sprung bed frames and cushions, fabric, turntable, flashlight, live and recorded audio. “What if the force of the machine is the force of fantasy?” Steven Connor This work was inspired by the artist’s experience of sleeping at 608 South Elm St, where occupants have been perpetually transient due to the housing of Elsewhere’s temporary...
Fly Down From Us

Fly Down From Us

Thorn Collaborative (NY, NY & Boone, NC) October 2019. Rope, Pulley (made from Museum Collection wheel components), Fabric (Museum Collection), Scrabble Dice (Museum Collection), Glass Bottles (Museum Collection), Paper, Ink, White Wax (Museum Collection), Apples, Custom Garments “If we follow the trajectory of eros we consistently find it tracing out this same route: it moves out from...
Boundary Workout

Boundary Workout

April Danielle Lewis (Baltimore, MD) October 2019. Museum collection ribbon, plywood, hardware. “Caring for myself is not self-indulgent it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” Audre Lorde “Do you already know that your existence–who and how you are–is in and of itself a contribution to the people and place around you? Not after or...

2019 | 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!
Haley Schnebele

Haley Schnebele

Haley is an artist from Virginia. She graduated in 2018 from Virginia Tech with a BFA in Fine Arts as well as a BA in Art History. She would say that her focus is in mixed media sculpture but that’s because she does not really have a focus. She is interested in woodworking, metalworking, painting,...
100 sips, 4 Ways to Feed You, Pole Service

100 sips, 4 Ways to Feed You, Pole Service

  Kale Roberts (Tampa, FL) August 2019. 100 sips: 100 cups and 100 locations from Elsewhere’s collection and surroundings as a digital montage. 4 Ways to Feed You: 19 Castings from the 3rd story flooring at Elsewhere warped and draped into plates on low fire earthen ware. Pole Service: Vertical pole happenings and public service engagement bringing...
Trap Door

Trap Door

Coe Lapossy (Lake Pleasant, MA) resin, paper, graphite, paint, reflective window film, video loop (museum collection: rubbings from glass window on 2nd story bedroom, rubbings of trap door, rubbings of soles of shoes from residents and staff). August 2019. 19″x22″. The trap door located in the stage near the front door to elsewhere covers access to the...
Silver Spirits

Silver Spirits

Jay Gould (Baltimore, MD) August 2019. Positive collodion on blackened metal and mirror. Walnut wood, LED lighting, stereo viewer, reclaimed case. Varies: 14x20x5” stereo case Eight 8×10 collodion images, One 4×5”. Silver Spirits is a two-part project that uses the 19th-century wet-plate collodion photography process to transport Elsewhere viewers through time and space, encountering spirits, mysteries, and...
PSA: Satellite

PSA: Satellite

Marina Peng (St. Louis, MO) August 2019. Corrugated plastic, alligator clips, galvanized steel cable, screw eyes. Approximately 48” x 24”. PSA: Satellite is a site for text installations on the museum exterior. It is installed above the back garden door of Elsewhere and can be accessed through the museum or from the alley. The work is created...
Try Sitting On Me Now

Try Sitting On Me Now

Julia Gutman (Brooklyn, NY) August 2019. Museum Collection Sofa Frame, foam, Museum Collection upholstery fabric, Museum Collection trim, shredded Museum Collection upholstery fabric. 60 x 26 x 53, inches 30 x 28 x 11 inches. Modernism saw gendered binaries in the sphere of design. Objects were either superfluous or essential; purposeless or functional; sensuous or rational. The...
{Don't} Touch My Flower

{Don’t} Touch My Flower

Silvi Naçi (Los Angeles) August 2019. Collection fabric and thread. Approx: 91 x 160 inches. Silvi Naçi was born and raised in Albania for half of their life and didn’t come to understand thier own queer identity until years later when they moved to the States. When Naçi was young, their mother would say: “Don’t let anyone touch...
An Orchestra At Elsewhere

An Orchestra At Elsewhere

Yixuan Pan (Philadelphia, PA) Philadelphia Goes Elsewhere Fellowship. June 2019. HD video and audio of musical performance using museum collection and found objects; musical score. 3 min, 3 secs. An Orchestra at Elsewhere transforms the museum into a collaborative performance using items found within the public 1st floor as musical instruments. Visitors can re-enact this orchestra and...