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


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, 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...
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
Koy Smith

Koy Smith

Koy Smith is an interdisciplinary artist hailing from Virginia and currently based in San Francisco, CA. Their work has addressed themes such as gender and sexuality. An avid music lover, they are inspired by punk and metal subculture. They received their BFA in New Genres (Performance/Video) from the San Francisco Art Institute. Koy has a...
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...
Tim Fite

Tim Fite

My name is the gentleman with itchy legs, and I am Tim Fite‘s former roommate. Tim asked me to write this artist statement, because he is too chicken shit to write his own statement, and he thinks we are friends. We are not friends. He was counting on me to write nice things about his...
Will Owen

Will Owen

Originally from Waynesville, North Carolina, Will splits his time in both Philadelphia and New York City. He is currently an artist-in-residence with Flux Factory in Queens, NY and a curator at Little Berlin gallery in Philadelphia, PA. Will works mainly with Sound, Installation Design, and Food in interactive ways. Will grew his hair long and...