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


2019 | Extravaganza Fundraiser!

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!
2019 Residents

2019 Residents

Elsewhere residents create site-specific projects in or around Elsewhere’s 100-year-old building. Each artist will live and work in the museum for one month. Elsewhere’s immersive residency has been ongoing since 2004 and has hosted over 500 artists over the past 15 years. This year’s cohorts feature improvisational, collaborative, and public-space-intervening...
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!
Museum Events

Museum Events

View upcoming programming at Elsewhere, including Resident and Intern Talks, Workshops and Happenings, Open Stage, Tours and more. Share events and invite friends on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElsewhereMuseum/
Recent Projects

Remission

Gil Yefman (Telaviv, Israel) October 2019. Crochet with ribbons from the collection, plastic tube, filling material. Drawings with color pencils and oil pastels on wood. Approx. 24″x24″x36″ The installation is comprised of crochet human multi-gendered body parts, which seem to be squeezed out of construction tubes coming out of the ceiling. Additional performative experience is offered, in...
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...
Nich Graham

Nich Graham

Nich uses art to conjure immersive experience(s) and emotions within himself and others. Through human expression, he weaves together photography, poetry / creative writing, spoken word, illustration, multimedia, public installations, and bookmaking. He finds power in story–the way folktales travel through time, and how stories continuously shape many aspects in life. He seeks to create...
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,...
Yari De Jesus

Yari De Jesus

Yari is a queer woman of color, an artist, and art historian focusing on bringing light and creating better opportunities in art spaces for queer artists of color. Even while pursuing her undergrad she took every opportunity to focus her papers on censorship of queer artist and lead seminar discussions on intersectional feminism. Her greatest...
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...