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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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!
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
PERIODIC CHARGE

PERIODIC CHARGE

Ásgerður Birna Björnsdóttir (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) February 2018. Documentation demonstrating interactive elements of sculpture. 27 Elsewhere items, epoxy resin, fiberglass, Qi charging system, receivers. 18.5″ x 22″ x 33″ in.  PERIODIC CHARGE is a public smartphone lounge and practical charging commons at the museum’s admission desk. Focusing on Elsewhere’s collection materials as a natural resource, Björnsdóttir and local...
Glimpse

Glimpse

Carolyn Clayton (North Adams, MA) February 2018. Documentation demonstrating interactive elements of sculpture. Pulverized museum collection objects, wood, glass, masonite, metal armature, Raspberry Pi. 10″ x 33″ x 42″ in.  Past-life viewing station Glimpse gives viewers the ability to experience and speculate on the past, present, and future forms of Elsewhere collection. Four objects were intuitively chosen by artist...
Seder

Seder

Join Elsewhere for the 8th annual evening of traditional foods with an untraditional telling of the Passover story across the museum’s 3 floors. Elsewhere’s Seder connects Jewish liberation with historic and contemporary liberation texts.

Reserve your plate today!
Ni Aquí, Ni Allá (Neither Here, Nor There)

Ni Aquí, Ni Allá (Neither Here, Nor There)

Edison Peñafiel (Sunrise, FL) January 2018. Installation documentation. Video projection, rope, luggage, trunks. 10′ x 12′ x 10′ ft.  Peñafiel’s works, influenced by his experiences as a migrant, are immersive multi-media installations that integrate animated video projections and sound seamlessly with physical objects. Ni Aquí, Ni Allá (Neither Here, Nor There), on Elsewhere’s 3rd floor, is a fantastical parade of...
CHANNELS

CHANNELS

Mandy Messina (Oklahoma City, OK) January 2018. Video. 4 minutes. CHANNELS imagines various African Nations as former colonizers through the familiar format of TV. Installed on museum televisions, the video surfs channels showcasing snippets of fictional commercials and programs. Stitched into each short is a fabricated language Messina constructed that is both recognizable yet unidentifiable with any particular existing...
Elsewhere Filters

Elsewhere Filters

Jeremiah Jones (Brooklyn, NY) January 2018. Sculptures made with miscellaneous museum collection materials. Dimensions variable. Elsewhere Filters are a set of small sculptures comprised of collection crystals, gems, and objects Jones selected through exploring the museum with his cell phone lens. Inspired by the lack of permanence at Elsewhere, these non-descript objects were made to be lost and found: a wire inserted...
Invisible Seams

Invisible Seams

Sarah Nelson Wright (Brooklyn, NY)  January 2018. Photo, video, audio documentation for augmented reality tour. Above: Photographs from factory visits, Photo Credit: Sarah Nelson Wright, Rimona Law. Below: Interactive map with respective locations. Invisible Seams, an ongoing project with Jennifer Stock, is an augmented reality walking tour centered on the globalization of the fashion industry. Invisible Seams’s first iteration takes place in...
Slow Dance

Slow Dance

Slow Dance, Monique van Hinte (The Netherlands) November 2017. Video projections, performance, recordings of vinyl singles. Slow Dance is a series of ephemeral performances that weave together light, movement, and music that reflect van Hinte’s investigations. Throughout her time at Elsewhere, van Hinte approached the museum’s collection as a geologist, unearthing meaning between objects, people, actions, and place. During the...