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
Lily Reeves

Lily Reeves

Lily Reeves‘s work looks at the epistemology of the sacred throughout history and into postmodernity. She incorporates spiritual ideologies alongside existential philosophy in her work to ratify ideas and interactions between the mind, body, and spirit. With her installations, performances and sculptural objects, Reeves delineates the boundaries of the soul and provides experiences to heighten the...
Craig Smith

Craig Smith

Craig Smith is an American media artist whose art and research focuses on the process, aesthetics, and ethics of human‐to‐human interactivity in contemporary art, especially photography, sound, and socially engaged performances. Smith’s research – based practice can be produced in innumerable locations because of its effort to combine the history of a particular site with...
Anthony Warnick

Anthony Warnick

Anthony Warnick is an aspiring amateur librarian. He currently lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been in residence at FutureFarmers (San Francisco) and SOMA (Mexico City, Mexico) among others, and has exhibited at Katherine E. Nash Gallery (Minneapolis, MN), The Soap Factory (Minneapolis, MN), SPACES (Cleveland, OH). His work is often a humorous...
Dana Robinson

Dana Robinson

Dana Robinson finds her paradise in Greensboro, North Carolina, surrounded by old toys and dusty fabric. She dives into the gleaming void and brings something like art back to the surface. The strange and mysterious Elsewhere holds many secrets and Dana will capture and bring back only the most alluring. Robinson is currently in residence at...
Justin Rabideau

Justin Rabideau

Justin Rabideau’s recent body of work has been focused on the exploration of discarded materials and how these materials can be utilized to create a connection between the forgotten/past to the new/now. By using found/salvaged pieces of wood, discarded furniture and other objects of personal interest, Justin creates works that have direct connections to the neighborhoods/spaces...
Chris Flower

Chris Flower

Montreal based artist Chris Flower animates the inanimate. His photo-based work often captures unexpected qualities found in everyday common objects. Flower currently resides at the Elsewhere Museum in Greensboro North Carolina where he is conducting an exploration of unseen, invisible, or interstitial spaces, the in-between, and the unfamiliar side of the familiar.   Flower is currently in...
Emily Jan

Emily Jan

Emily Jan is a huntress of objects and stories. She hails from Montreal, by way of southeastern Utah, South Africa, Mexico, and California. Her sculptures and installations recall both the museum and the wunderkammer, combining the found with the handmade, and evoking the faraway and fantastical as well as the everyday. She is guided in...
Franky Cruz

Franky Cruz

Franky Cruz is a multiplidisiplinary artist working in all mediums currently living in Miami, FL. Born in the Dominican Republic and raised by wolves in Hialeah, FL, Cruz received a BFA in painting at the New World School of the Arts in Miami in 2011. Cruz was a resident at the HomeBase Project in Berlin (2012), and...
Michèle Fandel Bonner

Michèle Fandel Bonner

Michèle Fandel Bonner got a BA in Pre-Art Therapy from The University of Massachusetts in the 80’s, then dropped out of sight. She never stopped making but resurfaced in 2013 and started showing her work to the public. She is a multi media artist looking for beauty and meaning in the detritus of daily life; she...
Mike Nourse

Mike Nourse

Mike Nourse moved from Canada to study movement in America, the home of the free. He is interested to see how people navigate life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Nourse creates work towards a more perfect union for people of all kinds, at all times, in all places. Nourse is currently in residence at Elsewhere.
Alexander Hernandez

Alexander Hernandez

Alexander Hernandez loves using scrap fabrics, remnants of unfinished projects, personal belongings, found objects, and traditional textiles. He sews, paints, embroiders, layers and patches these mediums together using traditional needlework and DIY punk crafting techniques. His work explores gender expectations, cultural assimilation, Queer affinity, immigrant diaspora, gentrification, and navigating multiple identities. He received his BFA (2007)...
Dorothy Melander-Dayton

Dorothy Melander-Dayton

Dorothy is originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. She received her BA cum laude in Visual Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011, and her MA in Performance Design and Practice from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London in 2014. She works as a freelance theatre designer as well as with the production...