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


Join the Membership!

Join the Membership!

Membership includes free museum entry and weekly tours, monthly mixers & home cooked meal with artists, discounts on extravaganza tickets, and digital treats that connect you directly with life inside the museum and beyond!
2019 Opportunities | Deadline Approaching!

2019 Opportunities | Deadline Approaching!

Elsewhere is now accepting applications from creatives working across media, fields, and disciplines.

Elsewhere’s evolving collection of past projects, material surplus, unique concepts, and access to local and national communities provide an unparalleled site for creative inquiry.

Join us in using the collection of a former thrift store to inspire new,...
QueerLab: I Don't Do Boxes

QueerLab: I Don’t Do Boxes

I Don't Do Boxes Issue 5: OutLaws is out now!

This year’s theme for the 5th edition of the magazine and workshops is OutLaws-- for those whose identities have been criminalized or erased altogether. This issue focuses on queer liberation and individual transformation and explores the existence of the gender spectrum....
Announcing Our 2018 Artists

Announcing Our 2018 Artists

Congratulations to our 2018 artists-in-residence! View full list here.

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.
Recent Projects
Dress-Up

Dress-Up

Hannah Lewis (Fort Myers, FL) March 2018. Performance documentation. Repurposed museum collection garments, fabric, mannequins, wood, found bubble wrap. Dress-Up is comprised of vintage garments – sizes 2-4 – from Elsewhere’s collection that have been deconstructed and expanded to accommodate sizes 22-26. The altered clothes are displayed on mannequins that Lewis altered to reflect her own body’s measurements....
Vessel

Vessel

Antoina B. Larkin (Savannah, GA) March 2018. Installation documentation. Hair in museum walls, collection glass & wood, gold leaf, interactive book. Dimensions Variable Vessel is an installation that explores what it means to preserve one’s identity, which the artist believes involves more than the traditional ways of record keeping such as census records and birth certificates. Inspired...
Communications | Amelia Nura

Communications | Amelia Nura

AMELIA NURA Amelia Nura is a visual artist and story-teller from Chapel Hill N.C. now living in Greensboro, N.C. pursuing degrees in Studio Art and Media Studies at UNCG. Nura engages in an interdisciplinary practice that reflects a curiosity for uncovering psychological and social fabrications of identity and interpersonal relationships. Her fascination with uncovering truth and...
Ben Seretan

Ben Seretan

Ben Seretan The confused sound of blood in a shining person. Ecstatic joy exploder with loud bands, clouds of guitar, letter writing, guided meditations, sunrise songs, and an ambient music hotline. Looks up to Dolly Parton, Arthur Russell, Terry Riley, and Alice Coltrane. Grew up in southern California and once performed a concert at the National...
Anna Bonesteel

Anna Bonesteel

  Anna Bonesteel graduated this June with an estimable training in the canonical arts. [S/he thinks at eight percent irony.] Anna was briefly enrolled at Brown University and studied at RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome. S/he currently reads predominantly fiction, much of it in translation from the French (?). An interest in soft systems animates...
Andrew Gelwick

Andrew Gelwick

Andrew Gelwick is fresh out of school having received a degree in business and arts administration. They also make art, usually with paper, and Gelwick’s work deals with exploring narratives inspired by their use of vintage materials. Andrew’s process involves estate sales, thrift stores, and a large, ever growing, personal collection of photographs, unique magazines,...
Imani Thomas

Imani Thomas

Imani Thomas is a filmmaker & photographer currently based in the Triad. As a kid she thought there were people in her air vents and would tell them stories. Much to the thrill of her family, she decided to pursue visual storytelling and not things that were expected of kids who talked to walls. Imani...
Caitlin McCuskey

Caitlin McCuskey

Once, Caitlin spent three weeks on a farm as pest control, attempting to reduce the overwhelming population of “potato bugs” (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) by hand. She couldn’t ever seem to let go of this experience. Contact at caitlin.mccuskey@gmail.com
Alexandra Ciardullo

Alexandra Ciardullo

Alexandra Ciardullo is a multidisciplinary fiber artist based in Baltimore, MD. Recently she completed her academic career at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Through puppetry, Alex seeks to convey the connections between story and performer. Utilizing costumes, soft sculpture, installations, and drawing, she works to develop characters and environments that evoke different voices, places,...
Hale Ekinci

Hale Ekinci

Hale Ekinci is a Chicago-based Turkish interdisciplinary artist and Associate Professor of Art at North Central College, teaching a variety of courses in the Digital Art field. She spent childhood and much of her young adult years in Turkey, the homeland that she brings in and out of focus throughout her works. She completed her...
Andrea Vail

Andrea Vail

  Andrea Vail is interested in the emphasis that American culture places on amassing stuff in pursuit of happiness and the ironic emptiness to which it leads. Hinged on textile traditions and techniques, her practice materializes as sculpture, installation, and collaborative exchange. Vail is an artist, teacher, and facilitator based in Charlotte, NC. She is the...
Samantha  Burns

Samantha Burns

Samantha Burns an interdisciplinary artist based in Southwest Florida, working with sculpture, printmaking, and installation-based practices. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Studio Art from Florida State University. Burns considers herself a composer of sorts, assembling and manipulating materials in order to create new temporal networks of dependence and dialogue. These arrangements...